We tend to think of texting-and-driving and distracted driving as problems with auto motorists, but unfortunately, this applies to those driving multi-thousand pound trucks as well – and the effects can be severe. Truck driver negligence is a serious problem, and can also extend to how the truck is prepared for the road. If you or a loved one is suffering the consequences of someone else’s bad decision, contact the skilled legal team of NJ Truck Accident Lawyers at Gill & Chamas.
What to Do after a Truck Accident
Truck accidents spurred by driver negligence may seem as if they emerge from nowhere. If you have been in a truck accident
- Call 911 and put yourself in the safest place possible
- Work cooperatively with police and safety officials
- Search for an experienced NJ Trucking Accident Lawyer
Protecting Your Rights When You Are Impacted by Driver Negligence
According to the NHTSA, several hundred people are killed in distracted driving truck crashes annually. Many more are injured. These are serious numbers, and serious legal cases often result. The NJ Trucking Accident Lawyers at Gill & Chamas understand both the distinctions of distracted driving cases and the complexities of legal battles involving truck drivers, owners, and the corporations behind them. Since 1995, our number-one goal has been to to stand by our clients and help them secure the compensation they need to address medical costs, lost wages, and suffering caused by these unnecessary incidents.
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