West Virginia Trucking Accident Attorneys
Rely on Hartley Law Group, PLLC to Pursue Justice
West Virginia has seen a dramatic uptick in the number of big rigs on its roads and highways, due in part to booming oil and gas drilling activity. When these colossal trucks are involved in collisions, it can be devastating for those affected. Their sheer size leads to severe injury or even death all too frequently.
At Hartley Legal Group, PLLC we know that trucking accidents can be a traumatic and life-altering experience. That’s why our experienced lawyers are committed to fighting for the rights of those injured in these crashes - offering personalized support while doing everything we can to seek maximum compensation on your behalf.
We know that trucking companies will do anything to avoid responsibility for the damage they cause, so it’s important to have a knowledgeable legal team on your side throughout the process. Our experienced attorneys will guide you through every step of the process, from filing suit to negotiating settlements. We pride ourselves on providing aggressive representation without compromising your rights or sacrificing quality service. We are dedicated to helping you get justice and fair compensation for your injuries as quickly as possible. Common Causes of Trucking Accidents
Trucking accidents can be caused by a variety of reasons, from driver fatigue to inexperience to improper loading. Sometimes an accident has multiple causes. It’s critical that you hire an experienced trucking accident attorney who can help gather the evidence needed to build a strong claim when holding negligent parties responsible.
Some of the most common causes of trucking accidents include:
- Lack of maintenance (tires, brakes, etc.)
- Aggressive driving
- Driver fatigue
- Improper loading or maintenance of the truck
- Distracted driving
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Failure to obey traffic laws, signs, and signals
- Weather conditions
- Inexperienced drivers
- Driving too many hours
- Truck driver error
- Improper training of drivers
We’re Here to Help You Recover
If you or a loved one have been injured in a trucking accident, you may understandably feel overwhelmed by the prospect of navigating the complex legal landscape involved in making a claim. Many trucking accidents involve multiple at-fault parties, all of whom need to be identified, which means that various layers of insurance coverage may also come into play. You will need an attorney who is familiar with the myriad state and federal laws that regulate the trucking industry to help you develop your case.
At Hartley Law Group, PLLC, we understand that taking legal action following an injury sustained from a heavy truck can be daunting. Our trucking accident attorneys are here to ensure those affected get the justice they deserve.
Potentially recoverable damages can include:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Loss of future earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Property damages
- Out-of-pocket expenses
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Emotional anguish
- Loss of quality of life
- Loss of consortium
By acting quickly, we can work to gather and preserve evidence that will be needed to prove your case. Our experienced trucking accident attorneys at Hartley Law Group, PLLC are committed to seeking full and fair compensation for your injuries or losses so that you can focus on healing.
Don’t wait to call us. Contact us onlineor call us at (888) 510-6547 to schedule a consultation so we can discuss your case in detail.