Truck Accident Frequently Asked Questions
- 1. If I am in an accident with a big truck, what should I do?
- 2. I’m not sure if my accident involved a big truck. What do you mean by “big trucks”?
- 3. Who is liable for truck accidents?
- 4. What is the difference between accidents with cars and accidents with big trucks?
- 5. How competent are big truck drivers?
- 6. Are expert witnesses necessary to prove fault in a truck accident case?
CCR’s truck accident attorneys know how to help right away. One of our attorneys worked for several years for national insurance corporations in defense of many car and commercial truck accidents. Additionally, we have industry experts to assist us in investigating and evaluating the scene of the accident while taking important photograph and video evidence, conducting witness interviews, investigating involved drivers, evaluating equipment, maintenance records, driver’s logs and other safety records. Another attorney represented trucking firms as in-house counsel and understands the rules and regulations applicable for truck drivers and their employers Additionally, two of our attorneys have prior experience as sworn and certified police accident investigators and know how to evaluate the true causes and driving violations that lead to the accident. We take a team approach towards the entire accident and focus all of our efforts to ensure our clients receive fair compensation for their harms and losses caused by unsafe practices and unsafe driving.
Many people injured in truck accidents receive medical assistance right away due to the severity of their injury. This is important because the law does must take measure of the medical treatment and medical requirements when evaluating the true value of full compensation. Others, sadly, do not survive and we offer our clients deep experience with pursuing claims on behalf of the deceased for wrongful death, loss of life, as well as mental anguish and grief suffered by their surviving loved ones. Proper and timely medical treatment combined with the aid of knowledgeable attorneys can make a difference for those injured or surviving family members seeking to place accountability upon those responsible for causing the harm.
Let us help you cut through the confusion and get answers to your questions about your injuries and truck accident claim.
- Driver tiredness and fatigue
- Poor or faulty maintenance practices
- Distracted driving
- Brake failure or out of service brakes
- Tire blowouts
- Override accidents
- Runaway trailers
- Overloaded trailers/ semi-trucks
- Driver error
- Highway conditions/weather
- Time-sensitive deadlines
If you are interested in learning more about common causes of trucking accidents here in Arkansas, give CCR a call today.
Arkansas Legal Areas of Practice
2 Locations to Better Serve Arkansas
Little Rock: (501) 603-9911912 | W. 4th Street Little Rock, Arkansas 72201 | fax: (501)603-9919
Texarkana: (870) 330-0111 | 216 Olive Street Suite 102, Texarkana, Arkansas 71854 (by appointment only)