When semi-trucks are involved in accidents with passenger vehicles, the damage and injuries that result can be devastating. Truck accidents can occur for many reasons, but when they occur due to someone’s negligence victims may be obtain compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Determining what caused a semi-truck accident is of the utmost importance in establishing legal liability. As a result, it is extremely important for people who are involved in a semi-truck accident to consult with an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible. An attorney who understands how to handle semi-truck cases can help you determine whether and against whom you may have a claim. By retaining the services of one of the experienced attorneys of the Law Offices of Shane Smith, you can be sure that you are obtaining the highest caliber of legal representation possible and that you case will be handled efficiently and professionally.
One of the more common and dangerous kinds of truck accident is an accident caused by a tire blowout. Tire blowouts can result in a number of adverse events, including:
- Truck rollovers
- Jackknife incidents
- Loss of control of the truck
- Sudden lane shifts
There are many ways in which negligence can lead to tire failure. For example, if a tire is excessively worn down it may become more susceptible to a blowout. In addition, an overloaded or improperly loaded truck may result in tire failure. Anyone who has been injured in a tire blowout accident should contact an attorney as soon as possible. In addition, make sure to have your injuries thoroughly evaluated by a medical professional so that they are properly treated and documented.
Contact a Fayette County truck accident attorney for a free consultation
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by a truck tire blowout, you may be entitled to substantial compensation. In order to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys, call the Law Offices of Shane Smith today at (770) 487-8999.