Pennsylvania Tractor Trailer Wreck Attorneys
Were you seriously injured in an accident that involved a large commercial truck? Are you worried about getting all of the money you are entitled to from the insurance company? The Pennsylvania truck accident attorneys at Berger and Green can help you go after what's yours!
An accident involving a commercial truck such as an 18-wheeler, semi tanker, coal truck, oil tanker or freight carrier can be an extremely serious accident because commercial trucks are significantly longer, larger and heavier than passenger vehicles and are difficult to control. The average automobile weighs about 5,000 pounds; commercial semi-trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when loaded with cargo. In many cases, the truck may be carrying freight that is highly flammable or hazardous. When a commercial truck is on the road, other drivers need to be aware of the truck's limitations and its blind spots.
However, careless driving on the part of truck drivers due to inadequate training or a schedule that requires them to drive long distances for long periods of time is a frequent cause of serious accidents. According to a 2004 study by the National Highway Safety Association, approximately 75% of all large trucks involved in fatal crashes throughout the United States collided with other vehicles. In fact, Pennsylvania is among the top five states with large numbers of fatal truck accidents.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident and you need money to cover expensive medical bills and lost wages, you may not know what to do or who to turn to for help. Consulting one of our Pennsylvania truck accident attorneys at the law firm of Berger and Green is the best course of action.
Specific causes of truck accidents can include:
We have handled thousands of cases that involve a variety of serious injuries including:
- Brain Injury
- Catastrophic Injury
- Wrongful Death
- Broken bones
- Knee Injury
- Shoulder Injury
- Back Injury
At Berger and Green, our Pennsylvania truck accident lawyers will fight to win the maximum settlement for your injuries from insurance companies that may try to convince you to settle for the lowest possible amount. If you have been in an accident that has left you seriously injured, contact a truck accident attorney at Berger and Green before settling your claim with an insurance company.
The truck accident attorneys at Berger and Green accept cases on an affordable, contingent-fee basis, which means that you will not pay us any money if we do not win your case. Injured in a truck accident and unsure whether you have a claim? Contact a Pennsylvania truck accident lawyer via email or phone our Pittsburgh office at 877-456-4251 for a FREE EVALUATION . Let Berger and Green help you go after what's yours. We Fix Broken Lives!
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For more information check out the following resources:
- Auto Accident Emergency Tips from the attorneys at Berger and Green
- U.S. Department of Transportation
- Pennsylvania Driver and Vehicle Services (DMV)
- Pennsylvania Insurance Department
- AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
- National Highway Safety Administration Defects Investigations: Filing a Complaint
- AUTOPEDIA--Online Automotive Reference Source
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Berger and Green serves all of Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia including Allegheny County, Butler County, Beaver County, Fayette County, Greene County, Armstrong County, Westmoreland County, Lawrence County, Mercer County, Crawford County, Venango County, Warren County, Bradford County, Cambria County, Blair County, Bedford County, Somerset County, Indiana County, Clearfield County, Jefferson County, Cameron County, Centre County, Huntingdon County, Dauphin County, Forest County and Erie County.
For more information about our services, or to speak with an attorney regarding your case, please contact Berger and Green or phone them at 877-456-4251.
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