Tractor Trailer Accidents/Truck Crashes

Tractor Trailer Accidents/Truck Crashes

Truck accidents often involve multiple car drivers. If a tractor-trailer driver is speeding on I-80 (or any other local roadway) and road conditions are poor, the truck may jackknife and cause a chain reaction involving many cars, or it may slam into the rear of a vehicle in front of it, which will hit the vehicle in front of it, and so on.

Trucks Cause Serious Damage

Fully loaded 18-wheeler trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. They can cause significant damage in even seemingly minor collisions. The average car may weight about 3,000 pounds. That sort of weight and size differential results in a serious imbalance of power; the truck driver can usually walk away without a scratch, but occupants of the car could be killed.

Truck accidents usually involve serious injuries. Call us to discuss getting you full compensation for your losses. Call 570-321-7554. Free initial consultations.

Skilled, Experienced And Caring Advocacy

At Schemery Zicolello, we offer skilled, experienced and caring representation for clients seriously injured in semi crashes and car wrecks. We also represent families whose loved ones died in fatal truck accidents Williamsport, other areas throughout Pennsylvania.

Building A Strong Case

One of our principal attorneys — Michael J. Zicolello — has dedicated more than 25 years legal of service to personal injury law. His first two years of practice were at an insurance defense law firm. He understands how insurers think and seeks to build strong cases that take into account and overcome insurance carrier’s challenges.

We Sympathize With An Injured Person’s Stress

We understand the stress that injuries can place on a family. We can sympathize with the strain and uncertainty of your situation. You may need expert medical care and do not even know how to begin to untangle the maze of insurance problems and bills. We want to help. Allow us to carry your legal burden while you focus on getting better.

Injuries can include:

  • Broken bones
  • Loss of internal organs
  • Punctured lungs
  • Paralysis or quadriplegia

Detailed Investigation

We have considerable understanding of the unique federal regulations that govern the trucking industry. We ask questions that include:

  • Was the rig overloaded?
  • Was the semi truck’s load unbalanced?
  • Did the driver violate the number of hours allowed on the road?
  • Did driver fatigue cause the accident?
  • Was the truck poorly maintained?
  • Was the driver under the influence of drugs or alcohol?

We Are Here To Help ∙ Free Initial Consultations

Our goal is to help you recover as much of your physical health as is possible. Please email or call our law office to arrange for a free initial consultation to discuss your specific legal concerns about a tractor-trailer accident and learn your rights: 570-321-7554.