Strong Advocacy After A Truck Accident

Truck accident litigation is unique in that it requires experience in and knowledge of federal regulations that govern the trucking industry. The attorneys at The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, have extensive experience representing victims of accidents involving trucks in Louisiana and Mississippi. The injuries sustained in truck collisions can be severe and even catastrophic, the type of injuries the Firm has the skill and resources to properly handle.

Call our personal injury law firm at 504-613-4561 or 877-757-3539 to arrange a confidential consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer.

What Happened In Your Truck Crash?

Our attorneys combine their experience litigating issues unique to the field of trucking with their ability to handle medically complex cases. We are a firm with a history of protecting our clients' right to compensation and getting results, whether they come from negotiations or trial. However, it is important to act quickly because statute of limitations laws may place limits on how long you have to make a claim under the law.

Truck accident cases are distinct from passenger vehicle accidents for many reasons. Here are a few:

  • Truck drivers are required to abide by hours of service laws. Federal law requires truck drivers to take regular breaks and rest between shifts. Failure to do so could result in drivers being on the road while fatigued. Research has found that fatigued driving can be just as deadly as drunk driving. If you've been in a truck crash, The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, in New Orleans, are truck accident lawyers who can review your driver's logs and shipping schedules to determine that these important federal regulations were followed.
  • Truck companies are required to properly maintain their vehicles. When truck companies cut corners, the people who suffer are often the innocent drivers and passengers in other vehicles. A tire blowout in an 18-wheeler can result in a truck driver losing control of his or her vehicle. Truck companies may patch tires or put used tires on their trucks, a practice which can put a driver at risk of a blowout. Similarly, failure to regularly maintain brakes and other systems can result in serious injury or death.
  • Truck drivers must abide by strict driving laws and requirements. Many states have distinct driving laws that truck drivers must abide by. For example, truck drivers are not permitted to text and drive and need to use hands-free devices when operating a cellphone. Drivers must also submit to medical testing in order to ensure that they don't have a medical condition that could interfere with their driving. When drivers fail to abide by these requirements, or when companies fail to properly vet their drivers, tragedy can strike.

Call our firm today to learn more about how you can protect your rights. Our truck accident lawyers can review your case and help you understand the next steps to take going forward. The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, is here for you.

Lawyers from The Bowling Law Firm are recognized by their peers to be leaders in trial practice and complex medical litigation. Lawyers from the Firm have been selected by Super Lawyers (reserved for the top 5%), and The American Board of Trial Advocates (requiring extensive jury trial experience). The Firm carries Martindale-Hubbell's highest AV-Preeminent rating for ability and ethics.

Contact An Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

To schedule an appointment with an experienced lawyer regarding a tractor-trailer accident injury, please call our office or complete the online form. When you call our firm, you will have the opportunity to speak to one of our experienced attorneys directly about your potential case because The Bowling Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation, does not utilize nonlawyer staff members to screen calls. Learn more about your rights today.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.