Semi Accident Law Firm Washington DC

FREE Case evaluation

Serious injuries deserve experienced attorneys

Semi Accident Law Firm Washington DCWhen someone is injured in an accident involving a semi or other large commercial truck in Washington DC or in the surrounding states, there is a good chance that they could use the help of a good semi accident law firm Washington DC accident victims and their families can rely on.

Accidents With Semi and Other Large Trucks

An accident with a large and heavy truck that is significantly larger than even the largest passenger vans and SUVs has a good likelihood of causing significant damage to smaller vehicles in an accident.

Because of their weight and size, even the most skilled and experienced driver cannot make a semi:

  • Stop quickly
  • Speed up quickly
  • Slow down quickly
  • Make tight turns
  • Make quick maneuvers.
  • Have good visibility for other vehicles

Because of these reasons and more, semi and other large trucks are prone to accidents. The likelihood of injuries for people in smaller vehicles involved in a semi accidents are high. While some people are fortunate to have only minor injuries in these types of accidents, many people are not. Many accidents involving semi and other large trucks can cause catastrophic or fatal injuries.

Common Semi Accident Causes

When someone is injured because of someone else’s negligence, he or she may be entitled to compensation through a personal injury claim. When a family member dies because of someone else’s negligence the negligent party may be liable to the deceased’s remaining family members. Many people find it easier and more efficient to do this with the help of a semi accident law firm Washington DC drivers, passengers, and their families, can get help from in the aftermath of an accident.

When it comes to accidents with semis there can be more than one party whose negligence caused or contributed to a victim’s injuries. Some of these parties may be the:

  • Truck driver
  • Shipping company
  • Owner of truck cab and/or trailer hitch, etc.,
  • Truck part manufacturers and companies that assemble them,
  • Staff and crew at distribution centers

These name just a few of the parties who may be liable for injuries and damages that are the result of their negligence.

Truck Accident Causes

The following are common truck accident cause:

Driver Fatigue There are strict rules and regulations that monitor the number of hours
that commercial drivers are allowed to be on the road. This is because of the dangerous
situations a fatigued driver can cause. When there were less regulations for this there
were significantly more accidents involving commercial truck drivers. Even though many
drivers adhere to these rules, a driver can still get fatigued and unfortunately, some
drivers deliberately ignore these safety rules.

Pressures to Meet Deadlines The pressure to meet delivery deadlines can lead to
reckless and negligent driving, with catastrophic results.

Trucking Company Negligence Trucking companies may try to cut corners on
maintenance, over-scheduling drivers, putting unqualified drivers on the road, and
overloading trucks and trailers. These can all lead to dangerous situations.

Faulty and Poorly Maintained Trucks Faulty or malfunctioning trucks and truck parts;
and poorly maintained trucks are much more likely to cause accidents than ones that are
not.

Improper Loading and Securing Cargo If cargo is unsecured or if a truck is overloaded
or unbalanced, accidents are likely to occur.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident in DC or the surrounding areas, or if someone close to you has died because of this, you may find it helpful to discuss your rights with a lawyer who is experienced in successfully defending the rights of injured people and their families.

For a semi accident law firm Washington DC accident victims and their families recommend, contact Cohen & Cohen for a free case evaluation with no obligations.

Personal Injury Attorneys In:

Washington DC | Maryland | Virginia

workers compensation attorneys in dc

Featured on:

Injury Attorneys DC, MD, VA – Get the Compensation You Deserve! Whether you have been injured in a car accident, a malpractice victim, injured on the job, as the result of shoddy craftsmanship, or in a slip and fall, we can help! Our experienced, competent attorneys excel in all areas of personal injury law.

PRACTICE AREAS

Catastrophic Injuries DC, MD, VA

Automobile Accidents DC, MD, VA

Workers’ Compensation DC, MD, VA

Slip and Fall DC, MD, VA

Medical Malpractice DC, MD, VA

Wrongful Death DC, MD, VA

Truck Accidents DC, MD, VA

Motorcycle Accidents DC, MD, VA

Metro Train Accident DC, MD, VA

FREE CASE EVALUATION

Our team is available and ready to help you with your case. Feel free to contact us via the form below or call us 24/7 at 202-955-4529

RECENT POSTS

Client Review

"My experience with Cohen & Cohen was beyond my expectations. Jill did an amazing job with negotiating on my behalf and got me way more money than I anticipated. Thank you for having my back."
L Proctor
Client Review

"I am very pleased with the outcome of my case. I received more than the amount that I originally thought and am very satisfied with how my case turned out. Jill, the attorney working on my case did an excellent job advocating for me to the insurance company and getting me a good settlement. A special shout out to Bryan Moran, who always kept me posted on the updates of my case and was always super responsive to my questions. They are a really thoughtful team, I would definitely recommend to my friends and family."
Carolina Bazan
Client Review

Hear from our clients

If you have been injured, contact Cohen & Cohen for a free case evaluation today. Our staff is available 24/7 to assist you.

Cohen & Cohen has an  impeccable Client Satisfaction Rating with hundreds of
5 STAR Reviews. We are among the best-rated firms in the areas we serve.

Cohen & Cohen has an  impeccable Client Satisfaction Rating with hundreds of
5 STAR Reviews. We are among the best-rated firms in the areas we serve.

L Proctor
August 30, 2022.
My experience with Cohen &Cohen was beyond my expectations. Jill did an amazing job with negotiating on my behalf and got me way more money than I anticipated. Thank you for having my back.
Ebony Stoutmiles
June 23, 2022.
To say that I am happy with the outcome of my case is the understatement of the century! Jill Stanley is a BEAST at what she does. That is the only way to explain it. She takes no prisoners. She and her team are very skilled and knowledgeable. I am so happy I trusted them to do their job and rolled with Jill's suggestions. I would choose Jill again 100 times. She settled my case for more than I imagined I would receive. I was literally in tears. It is the best feeling to know my pain isn't for naught. Wayne Cohen and Kristopher Yorke were nothing short of amazing. They have the patience of saints. I'm 100% certain that I got on their last nerves with my frustration and tears at every other call I had with them. Being in pain and wanting to just be able to heal was all I could focus on, but they helped me realize that I also had to focus on the bigger picture (the case) so I could put this piece behind me. As a high-strung individual with anxiety, it was hard for me to not worry and let them do their jobs, but they reassured me all of the time that they had this. To be injured before the start of the pandemic and have to receive regular, weekly treatment while others are able to stay home is anxiety inducing. I was in pain, I was anxious, and I was just hoping it all worked out. It more than worked out. I hope Jill, Siri, and Kris know how much their hard work and "hanging in there" meant to me. I am eternally grateful. I can't recommend you all enough. If you choose this law firm, you won't be sorry!
Beloved Temple
June 3, 2022.
I was very pleased with the handling of my case and settlement with Cohen& Cohen. I appreciate them, would highly recommend them.
willie howell
May 25, 2022.
COHEN & COHEN ARE THE BEST I WAS INVOLVED IN A REAR END CAR CRASH AND 2 YEARS LATER I HAVE RECEIVED MY SETTLEMENT I AM VERY EXCITED TO SAY BRYAN!!! IS THE MAN HE INSURED THEY WILL TAKE CARE OF ME AND THEY DID 100% ANY QUESTIONS I ASKED THEY WERE ANSWERED. Jill and SIRI WAS ALSO REMARKABLE AND SHOWED THEY REALLY CARED I RECOMMEND COHEN &COHEN TO ANYONE THEY ALSO MADE SURE I GOT MORE THAN EXPECTED WHICH WAS AMAZING I APPRECIATE YOU GUYS THANK U💯
Jose Rivera
May 25, 2022.
The legal team at cohen & cohen did a great job I really appreciate the hard work on gating my compensation in a fair amount of time. Special thanks to Kris for a wonderful job
Lea Harvey
May 25, 2022.
I had a great experience with the team at Cohen & Cohen. From my intake attorney, Adam, to the paralegal, Bryan, who worked with me regularly for months to document and prepare my case, to Jill, the attorney who secured my settlement, I feel fortunate to have had their representation and expertise on my side.
Cameron Galloway (HustleDaGod)
May 19, 2022.
Kris was phenomenal. Spectacular communication & knowledge in regards to my case. Would definitely return if I needed more legal services. 100% definitely recommend.

Best Personal Injury Lawyer in DC

SuperLawyers2010
SuperLawyers2011
SuperLawyers2012
SuperLawyers2014

Cohen & Cohen Has Been Featured On

FREE CASE EVALUATION

Our team is available and ready to help you with your case. Feel free to contact us via the form below or call us 24/7 at 202-955-4529

6 + 13 =

Read more: