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Truck Accidents

Semi-Truck Accidents Cause Serious Personal Injuries

According to the IL Dept of Transportation, semi-truck accidents are the leading cause of wrongful death & serious personal injury. Common injuries caused by or to a commercial driver of a company are:

    • Paraplegia/quadriplegia
    • Double Leg Amputations
    • Spinal cord injury
    • Pinned between two vehicles
    • Coma
    • Severe brain injury
    • Back injury
    • Herniated Disc
    • Head Injury
    • Multiple broken bones
    • Fracture
    • Double Leg Amputations
    • Spinal cord injury

The Law All Truck Drivers & Semi-Truck Companies Must Follow

Under the law, Truck Companies must adequately train and maintain truck driver's hours. Accidents involving trucks, motorcycles, and cars are the leading brain injury, back injury. Truck accidents are the leading cause of death on the road in IL while working and off work.  There are numerous reasons why a truck driver and trucking company may be negligent.  Josephine Cullotta is a Truck Injury Lawyer in Glenview, IL who will identify what the semi-truck company and driver did wrong under IL law.

Types of Trucking Accidents May Include:

    • Vehicle Overturned
    • Pedestrian Struck
    • Strike another vehicle 
    • Hit Non-collision Parked Vehicle
    • Rear-End
    • Head-On
    • Sideswipe-Same Direction
    • Driving Wrong Way 
    • Improper or wide Turning
    • Improper Lane Usage

Truck Driver's Negligence:

    • Speeding
    • Driver fatigue
    • Falling asleep at the wheel
    • Improper wide-angled turns
    • DUI or DWI
    • Under riding due to no rearguard
    • Lack of proper safety reflectors
    • Tire blowout
    • Load shift

Contact Truck Accident Attorney Cullotta in Glenview IL

If you have been injured or a loved one suffered death or personal injury in Illinois because of a semi-truck company or driver's negligence, call us. You will speak with our Illinois truck accident attorney at Cullotta Law Offices, located in Glenview and Chicago, Illinois right away. 

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