Semi Truck Accident Attorney Springfield MO
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, there were 15,005 total truck accidents in 2022 with 119 fatalities. Semi truck accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents around. Weighing up to 80,000lbs and made of steel, semi trucks make a tremendous impact and can leave others involved with serious and debilitating injuries. With over 30 years of experience, Tad can help you find justice with your semi truck accident. Whether the driver is to blame for being reckless or distracted, or the trucking company for not having equipment that is up to par – we will fight for you!
Under Missouri law, car accident victims may recover:
- Past and future medical treatments and rehabilitation
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Punitive damages
Most Common Accidents:
- Drowsy Driving Accidents: Truck drivers have set limits to the number of hours they can spend on the road in a given day. When they ignore these hours, they run the risk of increased drowsiness while driving which can lead to driver fatigue accidents.
- Exceeding Weight Limit: Every truck on the road must meet certain guidelines for weight. Improperly loaded or overweight trucks pose significant dangers, especially when they must come to sudden stops or make turns.
- Damaged Roads: In some cases, semi truck accidents can be attributed to various hazards on the road such as unmarked construction zones, poor maintenance, improper signage, and inadequate lighting.