Accident Lawyer: Trucking Accident
An 18 year old woman recently died in a two vehicle crash that occurred on I-10 near Welsh, Louisiana. The woman was driving a pick-up truck eastbound when it collided with an 18-wheeler. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Every year thousands of people are injured or killed in trucking accidents involving 18-wheelers in Louisiana. These massive vehicles, often weighing thousands of pounds and hauling large trailers full of heavy cargo, can easily cause serious injury and even death upon impact.
Common causes of 18-wheeler trucking accidents:
- Inadequate training of 18-wheeler drivers.
- Inadequate rest for 18-wheeler drivers.
- Driving above the speed limit in order to meet unrealistic schedules.
- Falling asleep at the wheel.
- Heavy loads.
If you or a loved one is injured in a trucking accident it’s important that you contact a 18 wheeler accident lawyer who can protect your rights. Teams of lawyers represent trucking and insurance companies, and it is important that you too are represented if those companies are not willing to compensate you for your losses.
If you are in need of an accident lawyer, look no further than Cueria Law Firm, L.L.C., we have 25 years of experience to guide us in our investigation of accidents such as these. Our personal injury lawyers will first make sure your injuries are treated. Our experienced team will develop your case through accident reconstruction, witness statements and the facts that are available from your medical team stating the length and significance of your recovery efforts.