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Injured While Driving A Truck?

The massive, obtrusive character of any truck as well as the high speeds in which they travel frequently leads to serious dangers for other people while traveling. Even at low speeds, sufferers of tractor-trailer crash accidents and truck wrecks can suffer really serious, even fatal injuries when linked to a trucking accident. The Horwitz Law Group, our Chicago truck accident lawyers, offer aggressive, personalized service to make sure that our clients recover the compensation they deserve after any sort of accident.

Why Do Trucking Accidents Occur?

Truck accidents can occur for a variety of reasons – or no particular reason whatsoever. When one is hurt inside a truck accident, the initial question everybody will need to be clarified is: “Why did this happen?” We’ll interview witnesses, contact experts, review drivers’ logs and preserve black box evidence regarding the entire situation. We have the assets to employ expert accident researchers skilled in accident renovation, engineering and transportation. These expert assets ensure we are able to fully investigate the reason for the18 wheeler accident and contain the proper people or companies responsible for the injuries they’ve triggered. We represent clients in truck accident cases including:

Truck Defects and Equipment Failure

Considering the variety of trucks on Chicago freeways and city roads, many accidents can happen. These accidents could be triggered by an array of errors, including defective safety equipment for example lights, tires or turn signals or mechanical equipment for example brakes or steering.

Trucker Fatigue

Truck motorists frequently work lengthy hours without breaks to make sure they deliver their strain on time, leading to fatigue or inattentiveness. Should you experience any injuries from an accident triggered by a truck driver’s fatigue, contact The Horwitz Law Group immediately.

Harmful Roads Truck Accidents

Chicago roads may become harmful due to design defects, construction defects, insufficient lighting or failure to handle traffic through road construction sites. Should you or a relative was at any sort of accident triggered with a harmful roadway, speak to a personal injury attorney from the Horwitz Law Group as quickly as possible.

Truck Underride Collisions

Most frequently, automobiles collide with trucks either as side-underride collisions or as rear-underride collisions. A skilled Chicago truck accident lawyer can explain your choices for financial compensation for lost pay and hospital bills via a personal injuries suit.

Truck Accident Insurance Issues

Trucking companies works immediately to safeguard themselves as well as their motorists following any sort of accident. It is crucial that you hire a lawyer which will defend your privileges. A skilled lawyer in the Horwitz Law Group works immediately to barter using the insurance provider in your account.

Substance Abuse-Related Accidents

Driving while intoxicated by alcohol or drugs may cause serious impairment leading to devastating accidents and injuries. When these accidents are triggered by trucks, the resulting injuries could be catastrophic or perhaps fatal. Speak to a skilled Chicago personal injury attorney immediately for any free consultation relating to your situation.

Failure to conform With Trucking Rules

Trucking industry rules are complex also it takes a skilled attorney to completely understand your privileges and be sure maximum recovery. The Chicago truck accident injuries lawyers in the Horwitz Law Group possess the legal expertise and understanding to correctly represent your own interests.

Truck Accident Causes

On Chicago freeways, truck accidents could be triggered by an array of factors, including speeding, driver fatigue, driving under the influence, distracted driving, harmful roads and truck equipment defects.

Overloaded Trucks

Overloaded trucks can make many harmful situations on Chicago streets. Loading a truck with an excessive amount of weight can make it become unstable, difficult to maneuver and hard to manage. Should you or a family member was hurt within an accident triggered with a trucker, contact The Horwitz Law Group.

Wrongful Death

Trucking accidents are really so severe regarding cause of catastrophic injuries or dying. An educated Chicago wrongful dying attorney can explain a family’s choices for financial compensation via a suit.

Trucker Error

Truck motorists drive as a living, but it doesn’t mean they’re perfect. Many situations of driver error can result in serious accidents. Should you be within an accident triggered with a poorly trained driver, a fatigued driver or perhaps a driver intoxicated by alcohol or drugs, you should make contact with an experienced Chicago personal injuries lawyer immediately.

Improper Loading

Just like in over-loading a truck, a truck might be improperly loaded in a number of other ways. A lot is usually unbalanced or incorrectly guaranteed leading to the types of materials to change or get caught in very busy Chicago roads. If you’ve been in an accident triggered by the improper loading connected having a truck, contact The Horwitz Law Group for skilled representation.

Speeding/Reckless Driving

Truck accidents might be triggered by a variety of factors, including situations every time a trucker unsuccessful to remain in the correct lane or was inattentive and triggered a crash. In the event you or perhaps a family member was hurt within an accident triggered by a direct result a reckless truck driver, talk with a Chicago personal injury attorney in the Horwitz Law Group.

Your Option and Privileges to Compensation

After we investigate truck-vehicle collisions, we typically realize that the reasons of truck accidents fall under a couple of groups: driver error or negligence, trucking company negligence, or issues with the18 wheeler itself. Based upon evidence, we might have the ability to bring claims from the insurance company from the trucker, the trucking company, or maybe a defective products claim against a producer if your faulty part led towards the injuries.

At The Horwitz Law Group, we’ve effectively retrieved 100s of 1000’s of dollars for clients who’ve been hit dead-on by trucks, leading to brain damage along with other behavior issues, additionally to permanent lack of normal existence, discomfort and suffering.

If you or someone you know has been involved in a trucking accident in Chicago, have them contact The Horwitz Law Group. If that truck driver is hurt, he may be entitled to monetary compensation.

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Case Results


for a motor vehicle wrongful death case.


for a 75-year-old woman who suffered an above the knee amputation due to being run over by a private school bus.


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


for a trucking accident resulting in the death of the driver.


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


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


for a minor rear-ended on an expressway in Kankakee.


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 bicyclist hit by a car.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a rideshare accident injury.


for a low-speed rear-end accident.


for injuries in a van accident pulling a trailer.


for a minor injured in a ride-share accident.


for a pedestrian injured due to a sidewalk defect.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a driver injured in an auto accident.


for injuries from a right-turning truck.


for a family injured in an auto accident.


for a law enforcement officer rear-ended by a truck.


for a motorcyclist rear-ended.


for an individual injured by a dog.


for a bicyclist hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a driver rear-ended on the expressway.


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

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