Box trucks and delivery trucks are a fixture of the roads today, as many people order items for delivery every day. Although box trucks are smaller than full-sized big rigs and 18-wheelers, they can still cause significant damage when involved in an accident. If you have reason to believe that your box truck accident injuries are due to another driver’s negligence, it is advisable to take some time to speak with an experienced Chicago truck accident lawyer who can help to outline your options.
Suffering injuries in an accident that involves a box truck can be challenging both emotionally and physically. In the event of an accident, you might find yourself unable to work due to your injuries. This can cause additional stress as the medical bills begin to pile up. Every injury is unique, and some take longer than others to heal. Understanding some common causes of box truck accidents and how to identify a dangerous truck driver can help.
There are many different ways that a box truck can cause an accident, many of which are unavoidable and lead to serious injuries. Some of the common causes of box truck accidents include:
If you are involved in an accident and believe that one of the reasons above was the cause of the accident, it is possible that the driver can be found negligent and at fault for the accident. Speak with a skilled attorney to learn more.
Many accidents are unavoidable, but understanding some of the tools for identifying a dangerous box truck driver can help to reduce your risk of a dangerous collision. Given that driver error is a frequent cause of box truck accidents, some signs of a driver who is potentially prone to cause an accident include:
There is no shortage of scenarios that can lead to a serious box truck accident. In the event of an accident, it is recommended that you speak with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer to discuss your options.
If you have been hurt in a box truck accident and believe that the driver of the truck is at fault, it is helpful to understand your rights to potential legal compensation. The attorneys at Malman Law are here and ready to help. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about how to take the next steps.
Malman Law’s founder Attorney Steven Malman has over 30 years of experience handling personal injury, nursing home, medical malpractice, truck accidents, car accidents, premises liability, construction, and workers’ compensation cases in Chicago, IL.
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