Experienced Representation For Truck Accident Cases
Trucking companies under increased pressure to cut operating costs while meeting delivery deadlines sometimes cut corners. As a result, fatigued drivers, improperly maintained trucks or inadequately trained drivers put other motorists and pedestrians at risk.
Experienced Trucking Accidents Attorneys Serving Fitchburg
At The Law Offices of Bailey & Burke, we investigate truck accidents employing a team of accident reconstructionists and other experts in determining the cause of a truck accident. Our lawyers review company records pertaining to driver training, drug tests and the truck driver’s log to identify inconsistencies or violations of state and federal regulations.
Worcester — Fitchburg — Leominster — Ayer — Clinton — Marlborough
We understand the trucking industry and know how to expose negligence and identify tactics used by truck drivers to avoid liability for the accidents they cause. To schedule a free consultation with a Marlborough truck accident attorney, contact The Law Offices of Bailey & Burke today at 978-706-6618.
Causes Of Truck Accidents
The personal injury lawyers at Bailey & Burke represent clients injured in big rig wrecks, 18-wheeler accidents and tractor-trailer crashes due to the following:
- Aggressive drivers and tailgating
- Load shift
- Driver fatigue and long work shifts
- Cellphone use
- Aggressive drivers
- Unrealistic schedules
- Inadequate reflectors/lighting
- Failure to install blind spot mirrors
- Failure to inspect tires, brakes or lights
- Speeding and ignoring reduced truck speed limit
Recovering Damages: Getting Back On Your Financial Feet
There are a number of costs to consider after a serious truck or bus accident. At Bailey & Burke, our truck accident attorneys help clients recover costs associated with the following:
- Physical therapy
- Prescription drugs
- Medical equipment
- Compensation for future medical care
- Repair or replacement of your motor vehicle
- Reimbursement for your out-of-pocket expenses
- Maximum recovery for emotional pain and suffering
- Medical treatment, whether you have insurance or not
- Lost wages and loss of earnings associated with time away from work
- Loss of use and profits for your disabled truck or bus due to downtime
We also help families who have lost a loved one in a fatal accident seek justice through a wrongful death claim.
We Understand The Trucking Industry
The trucking industry is regulated by state and federal laws. Additionally, when a truck or semi accident occurs, one company might own the tractor, another the trailer, another might employ the driver and yet another might be responsible for loading its freight. Bailey & Burke understands how the trucking industry operates, what laws it’s subject to, and how to uncover information trucking companies and their drivers may be reluctant to reveal.
No Fees Until You Win
We do not charge any fees unless and until we win your case. Our fees are based on a reasonable percentage of the amount we obtain for you. We never settle your case without your authorization.
We have the experience and resources needed to hold negligent truck drivers legally and financially accountable for the injuries they cause in Massachusetts. To discuss how we can help you recover damages for your injury, contact The Law Offices of Bailey & Burke today at 978-706-6618.