Morgantown, WV Truck Accident Attorney
Have you or your loved ones ever been involved in a truck accident? Did the accident result in serious injuries, disability or the loss of your loved ones? If yes, then our Morgantown, WV truck accident attorney can help you get the justice and compensation that you’re entitled to—as a victim or as a family member of the victim.
West Virginia stretches over 549 miles of interstate and has approximately 37,277 miles of public roads. And commercial vehicle operators such as 18 wheelers, semi-trailers, courier service trucks and big rigs continue to use these roads to carry and deliver goods back and forth. Unfortunately, truck accidents also occur. Nearly 5000 truck accidents occur annually and over half of the truck crashes involve carriers. When a truck accident occurs, devastation is inevitable resulting in severe nature of injuries and in some cases may even cost lives.
It’s true that claims pertaining to truck collisions are hard to fight in the court predominantly because most of the trucking agencies boast powerful legal departments. And therefore, many victims often have to settle for compensations that are below or less than what they deserve. But with us, you don’t have to worry about that because our Morgantown, WV truck accident attorney will take all the necessary steps and actions to get you the compensation that you’re entitled to.
At Adams Legal Group PLLC, we understand the complexities of truck accidents claims. Our strong knowledge about the law and rich experience enables us to provide you with aggressive legal representation and to safeguard your rights.
When a truck driver or the trucking company violates the FMCSR (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation Act) in any form or capacity, then that group or individual is held responsible for an accident. Our Morgantown, WV truck accident attorney will investigate your case from every angle, and aspect to determine the right party who is liable for your damages. In many situations the driver is at fault but other parties can also be sued. However, it depends on the case findings and the cause of the accident.
Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Morgantown, WV
Though there are several reasons for truck accidents, the most common ones include:
- Driver’s negligence or error,
- Over speeding,
- Equipment failure such as tire blowout, brake failure, issues with the steering, transmission failure, and defective lighting, and
- Lack of vehicle control due to improper load distribution,
Our attorney will perform a thorough investigation of your case. We will go through records and also investigate police reports to dig deep and find compelling evidence that can prove fault. We will also assist in achieving a proper settlement for you.
We’ll go the extra mile to help you get justice even if we have to examine GPS data, and engine computers to determine how the truck accident occurred. Upon investigation, our attorney will be able to find the exact cause of the truck accident and accordingly file suit against the right party such as:
- The driver,
- The truck owner,
- The truck loader,
- The vehicle manufacturer.
Contact Us, Today
Please call us on local phone (304) 381-2166 or toll free (855) 822-0140 for case evaluation. By law, in the State of West Virginia, you have only 2 years to file a lawsuit against the person who injured you in a truck accident. Take action now before it’s too late.