Trucking Accident Lawyer Kennewick WAA Trucking accident can be disastrous due to the sheer size and weight of tractor-trailers. In Kennewick, WA and the Tri-Cities area, these often-fatal accidents are common due to the confluence of highways and the large amount of farming and manufacturing taking place. The massive size, weight and force of an 18-wheeler means that accidents are almost always catastrophic and often result in death or very serious personal injury.

Trucking accidents can be incredibly complex because there are so many factors involved. If you or a loved one have been injured or killed in a trucking accident, you need an experienced truck accident attorney by your side to help you fight for the justice and the compensation you are entitled to.

Causes of Trucking Accidents

Trucking accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Driver fatigue
  • Defective equipment
  • Overworked drivers
  • Trucks that have been improperly loaded or overloaded
  • Trucks that are poorly maintained
  • Driver intoxication
  • Lack of experience or training
  • Defective roadways
  • Poor weather conditions
  • Other negligent drivers on the road

Driver fatigue contributes to 40% of all trucking accident, making it the most common cause of these dangerous collisions.

Trucks are required by law to have insurance policies with large liability coverage.  This is due to the fact that, as described above, accidents involving trucks typically result in serious personal injuries, losses and even death.  Although the coverage might be available, it will be difficult and stressful to fight with insurance companies and large corporations just to recover damages you’re entitled to. Unfortunately, insurance and trucking companies’ standard procedure is to deny your claim or to pay as little as possible. You will need an experienced attorney to make a compelling case and fight for your rights. The attorney must ensure that the responsible parties are held liable for the accident and that the resulting damages are paid.

Our Accomplished Trucking Accident Lawyers Can Help

Trucking accident cases are so complex because they often involve multiple parties, including:

  • Trucking company
  • The driver of the truck
  • Trucking equipment manufacturers
  • Government agencies and entities
  • Other drivers on the road

If you or a loved one have been injured or killed in a trucking accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses and injuries. To succeed with your claim, you need an automotive accident attorney who knows and understands state and federal trucking regulations.

Our personal injury attorneys have the experience and the knowledge to thoroughly investigate your claim. Our experience in trucking accident cases has given us the skill and tools to find, collect, analyze and present evidence to support your case.

Call Rodriguez Interiano Hanson & Rodgers PLLC today at 509-783-5551 to discuss your trucking accident and determine the best course of action for your case.

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