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Truck Driver Error

Chicago Truck Driver Error Lawyer

Each Chicago truck driver error lawyer of The Horwitz Law Group represents clients who have been injured in truck accidents caused by truck driver error.

Drivers of large trucks are 10 times more likely to be the cause of the crash than other factors, such as weather, road conditions, and vehicle performance, according to a study by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

The FMCSA Reports The Top Driver-Related Factors for Large Trucks Involved in Fatal Crashes Are:

  • Failure to stay in the proper lane
  • Driving too fast
  • Inattention (driver fatigue)

Our Chicago Truck Accident Lawyers Investigate Possible Driver-Related Causes of Truck Accidents, Including:

  • Drunk driving
  • Driving under the influence of drugs
  • Unlicensed drivers
  • Tailgating
  • Wide-angled turns
  • Reckless or aggressive driving
  • Failure to properly use turn signals, flares or safety equipment
  • Failure to ensure that the load is properly secured

The trucking company’s unrealistic expectations of truck drivers and the company’s failure to comply with state and federal safety regulations regarding hours of service are often the real cause of many accident cases that are attributed to truck driver error. When a truck driver must speed or drive without adequate rest breaks, it is no wonder that accidents happen.

Our law firm will identify who is responsible for accidents, injuries and fatalities caused by trucking accidents. To learn if we can assist you, please contact us. The initial consultation is free of charge, and you will pay no fees unless we win compensation in your case.


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Case Results


for a young lady who was run over by a private waste hauling company while crossing the street.


for a client injured in a 2005 Metra train derailment case.


for a client whose family was killed by a street sweeper that ran a red light.


for a premises liability accident resulting in below the knee amputation.


for a woman who was hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a client who was injured on the CTA red line train.


for a client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.


for a client who was crushed between two cars nearly severing off her leg.


for a client whose son was accidentally run over by her husband as he backed out of their driveway.

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