Truck accidents are among the most serious type of motor vehicle accidents. The property damage is extensive. The catastrophic injuries are numerous. The loss of life is tragic. Last year nearly 80,000 people nationwide were injured in accidents where one of the vehicles involved was a large truck.
If you were involved in a truck accident, you may have to deal with large insurance companies and commercial trucking companies. There could be substantial monetary amounts at stake. Many people are not aware that federal and state agencies such as the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration heavily regulate the trucking industry. These agencies send a representative or even a team of experts to all major truck accidents. Trucking companies also employ representatives to investigate serious accidents.
At the Ohio law firm of Slater & Zurz LLP, we have been assisting victims of truck accidents for over 40 years. We have handled tens of thousands of accident cases and helped clients receive verdicts and settlements they needed.
Contact us and speak with an experienced attorney about your truck accident case. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 888-534-4850, email [email protected] or send us a message here from our website.
All initial consultations are free. There is no cost to you whatsoever. There is no obligation to hire our firm. If you do decide to hire us, there will be no upfront fees or monthly retainers. We represent clients injured in truck accidents on a contingency fee basis. That means you have no out-of-pocket costs. It also means we only get paid if we get you results. If we don’t deliver you results, you owe us nothing.
Get The Guidance You Need After a Truck Accident
Sometimes it is not clear who you should sue or even if you should file a lawsuit. Any party at fault for causing the truck accident could be a defendant including the truck driver, the trucking company, the shipper, the owner of the trailer, or even the manufacturer of a specific truck part that may have contributed to the accident.
In Ohio, you have two years from the date the accident occurred to file a claim.
If you are going to face litigation of a complex nature, it is imperative that you be supported by an experienced legal team so that you and your family can recover every dollar you are legally entitled to in your trucking accident claim.
To learn more about Ohio trucking accident laws and legal issues, visit our trucking accident website.