Trucking & Auto Accidents
More and more, streets and highways are clogged with traffic vying for right of way at all hours. Trucks and business vehicles are often driven by workers trying to keep up with increasingly exhaustive schedules. Moreover, truck and automobile accidents may be the result of any of:
- Drunk driving
- Failure to use signals
- Improper passing or turning
- Failure to obey traffic signs and traffic regulations
- Excessive speeds
Consequently, accidents happen, and if an 18-wheeler is involved, it’s likely to be serious. However, it’s not only a commercial driver’s responsibility to make sure that you and your family are safe. Their employers may be required to limit a driver’s hours, conduct drug and alcohol testing, and ensure that the drivers are properly trained. Attributing responsibility in trucking accidents is complicated and requires the knowledge of an experienced law firm, which you will find at St. Martine & Bourque.
It’s important to be aware that trucks and company vehicles often have powerful insurance giants behind them to try to keep the amount you recover to a minimum. It’s difficult to face these adversaries on your own even when the damages you’re entitled to in a trucking or automobile accident may be substantial – when you’re hurt on the roadway, you’ve got the right to medical care, to living expenses, and to whatever you and your family need to move forward after the accident. At St. Martin & Bourque, we will use our knowledge of trucking and automobile law, especially Houma and New Orleans trucking and automobile law, to help you get the compensation you deserve from all responsible parties.
At St. Martin & Bourque, our knowledge of trucking and automobile law is extensive, and we’re experienced in fighting to get the maximum recovery from formidable adversaries for our clients. We’re ready to do the same for you. If you would like to discuss the most effective way to protect your rights, please contact a member of the St. Martin & Bourque team today.