Bend Truck Accident Attorney

When a semi tractor-trailer collides with a passenger vehicle, it can cause serious injuries or death. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a truck accident, contact the Bend truck accident attorneys at Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC today. Our Oregon personal injury attorneys are tough advocates for people injured in truck accidents.

Why Choose Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC?

Truck Accident Statistics

As reported by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS):

Types of Fatal Truck Accidents

IIHS states that 4,107 large trucks were involved in fatal crashes in 2017. Of these truck accidents resulting in death:

Causes of Truck Accidents

Although other drivers are sometimes at fault, many truck accidents are caused by the negligence of trucking companies and their drivers. Common causes of truck accidents include:

Truck driver negligence

This may include traveling too fast for conditions, following too closely, improper lane changes, driver distraction, over-the-counter drug use, or driver fatigue.

Improper vehicle maintenance

Brake failure is one of the leading causes of truck accidents.

Improper loading of cargo

Commercial trucks are subject to industry-specific rules as to how cargo is loaded. Loads are limited to a specific size and weight and must be properly secured using particular methods. Negligence in loading can cause accidents and catastrophic injuries.

Who Is Liable?

There may be more than one potentially liable party in a truck accident case. Responsible parties may include:

Why You Need a Bend Accident Attorney

Large truck wrecks are complex cases involving federal regulations and multiple potentially liable parties. Our experienced truck accident lawyers can:

Get in Touch with Our Law Firm Today

In a crash with a large commercial truck, passenger vehicle occupants have a higher risk of injury or death than truck drivers. A fully-loaded 18-wheeler is likely to cause serious injuries in a collision, by virtue of its sheer weight and size. Going up against a large trucking company on your own is daunting – you need professional legal counsel.

Call Paulson Coletti Trial Attorneys PC as soon as possible if you have been injured or lost a loved one in a collision with a commercial truck, semi truck, or tractor trailer. We are dedicated to providing exception legal representation for injured people who believe in holding large trucking companies and their drivers accountable for the harm their negligence causes.