Personal Injury Attorney With Truck Accidents

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Three Reasons You Need a Personal Injury Attorney with Truck Accident Experience

If you have been in an accident with a semi-truck and have sustained damage to your car and/or sustained injuries, you should consult with a personal injury attorney. But you should speak to one who have experience with truck accidents. There are a several reasons for this. They following are three of them.

The brakes of large trucks are different.
Many times the cause of an accident will be due to a problem with the brakes of the truck. Larger semi-trucks have air brakes. It is important to understand how these brakes work, so it can be determined if there may have been a brake failure. A police report is often not enough. An attorney with experience with truck accidents will be able to arrive at a logical conclusion about the accident from the data in a police report as well an witness accounts. It may be a problem with component failure, a maintenance issue or perhaps a simple case of a truck driver braking too late. It takes a longer amount of time to bring a large truck to a full stop.
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This is when the truck comes to a quick stop, but the trailer portion moves to the left or right and creates the look of an open jackknife. It is possible that there is a braking issue when this happens, but it is often the trucker's fault for either speeding or braking late. In either case, an experienced attorney can help you with this. Keep in mind that when a semi-truck jackknifes, it is possible for a vehicle to get hit by the trailer, even when your car is not in the same lane as the

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