Truck Accident Attorney in Hawaii
The state of California is one of very few states in America that have changed their laws to reduce the chance of truck accidents. As for Hawaii, some changes are being made to laws to lower speed limits for large trucks and other commercial vehicles. There are many accidents that happen every year involving large trucks.
Truck Accident Statistics
Around 540,000 accidents occur and, of this number, 5,000 result in deaths. Over 70% of the deaths in the se cases are to motorists, not the drivers of the large trucks. Also, 13% of the deaths are to people on motorbikes, bicycles, and to pedestrians. These statistics illustrate just how dangerous a wreck involving a large truck can be.
There are many cases where the truck driver is at fault in these accidents. If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident with a truck and received serious injury, our attorneys can help. You are probably wondering where to turn. You may be in physical or psychological pain. These wrecks can impact your life for years to come and cause significant financial burden. You might be dealing with large medical bills to treat your injuries and be unable to work for months because of the hamr causes.
Let us fight the legal battle so you can receive compensation.
At Need an Injury Attorney Hawaii, we know that truck accidents can devastate the lives of the innocent people hurt. These injuries tend to be more severe because of how large the trucks are. These trucks can also do significant damage to property. Our attorneys will take on your case. They represent victims with passion and dedication. It is our goal to find you the compensation you deserve to cover expenses related to the accident as we know these expenses can add up. We will fight for you as we put our clietn’s first.
When you find yourself in one of these shocking situations, it is important to have legal representation on your side. You want to find a lawyer with specific experience in truck accident cases. The personal injury laws vary greatly depending on the type of vehicle involved. We have the thorough knowledge of Hawaii laws related to these cases.
There are many causes of truck accidents and nearly a fifth of all of them are caused by driver negligence.
This kind of negligence can include:
- Drivers driving while under the influence.
- Drivers who are overworked and fatigued.
- A trailer that has been overloaded.
- Trucks driving with cargo that is not secured properly.
- Companies hiring truck drivers who are not properly trained.
Truck drivers who cause these accidents because of negligence or recklessness can be held liable. The truck company may also be held liable in some cases.
Contact Us for a Free Consultation
We can be reached by phone 24/7. Our lawyers will offer you a free consultation. We also advise you call us as soon as possible. We can send someone to the scene to collect evidence if possible. Also, we suggest not making a statement to insurance until contacting a lawyer.