Nebraska Semi-Truck Accident Attorneys
Most truck accidents claims are similar to those for automobile accidents. However, truck accidents are usually much more serious and devastating than automobile accidents because of the weight of the truck. In accidents involving heavy trucks, people killed in them are 14 fatalities a day. In addition, in accidents involving an automobile and a tractor trailer truck, 98% of the fatalities were occupants of the automobile according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
In defining a truck accident, the trucks are gross vehicle weight of the truck is at least 10,000 pounds. Many accidents involving big trucks involve drivers that have driven longer than the allowed amount of hours, resulting in driver fatigue, driving at excessive speed, driving trucks that are too big or overloaded, or trucks that are improperly maintained especially for brake defects
For additional information about our ability to represent your interests effectively in a Nebraska truck accident lawsuit, contact an experienced personal injury attorney at Friedman Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O. in Lincoln.