We Can Help, If You’ve Been In A Truck Accident
Accidents involving semi trucks and other large vehicles usually result in catastrophic injuries. The sheer size and weight of a tractor-trailer makes it unlikely that other drivers and passenger will walk away from a semi-truck crash. People injured in serious truck accidents need to consult an attorney about their options; they may be entitled to compensation and damages.
An Experienced Attorney Working for You
At the Bettendorf, Iowa, Iowa, law firm of Tyler & Associates, PC, attorney M. Leanne Tyler assists clients who suffered injuries such as brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and other catastrophic injuries. An attorney since 1981, she is able to evaluate a truck accident case quickly and determine the best strategy for obtaining payment for:
- Medical expenses
- Past and future wages
- Rehab expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of consortium
Each case is different, and what each client ultimately receives depends on the facts of the case. However, trucking companies have many lawyers whose job is to limit claims paid out. By having an experienced attorney on your side, you are more likely to receive full value after a truck accident.
Causes of Truck Accidents
Attorney Tyler has handled truck accident cases involving:
- Drivers who did not follow the rules regarding rest stops and were operating the truck while fatigued
- Drivers who were distracted by the radio, cellphone or other equipment in the truck
- Drivers without adequate training or drivers operating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Trucks that were not properly maintained or whose safety equipment was missing or damaged
Get Answers To Your Questions
When handling a trucking accident case, Ms. Tyler employs a skilled investigator with a background in law enforcement and truck accidents who knows the inspection protocols and is licensed to perform investigations. She also works with accident reconstructionists to determine exactly how the accident occurred. Ms. Tyler knows the trucking rules thoroughly and can identify the ways in which the driver or the trucking company violated those rules. Getting the facts as quickly as possible allows her to advise clients about their best options.
To learn more about the Bettendorf, Iowa truck accident attorney at Tyler & Associates, PC, call 563-275-4793. The firm offers free initial consultations in workers’ compensation and personal injury matters.