Glen Carbon Trucking Accident Attorneys
Alton is located in a highly industrial area of Illinois. It also a nationally known as a large commercial distribution center. The roads in this area and many others throughout Illinois are commonly filled with large semi trucks that are hauling cargo from place to place in the region and throughout the country. Unfortunately, with the pressure to move the cargo as fast as possible comes an increased instance of semi accidents.
At Mormino, Velloff & Snider, P.C., our lawyers are highly skilled at addressing all of the legal issues that may arise after a truck accident. We are aggressive in our pursuit of the compensation you deserve for the injuries you have suffered as the result of truck driver negligence or other truck negligence. We have decades of combined experience handling personal injury matters and have an in-depth understanding of how these cases may impact an individual's life and the future of an entire family.
Causes of Truck and Tractor-Trailer Accidents
Truck and big rig wrecks can be complicated to understand, often taking thorough investigation to determine the cause of the accident and who was ultimately at fault. We are committed to uncovering the true cause of the accident, such as:
- Driver fatigue (falling asleep at the wheel)
- Driver negligence (speeding, reckless driving, drug abuse)
- Truck equipment malfunction
- Defective truck parts
- Negligent hiring of driver by truck company
- Overloaded truck
- Unbalanced cargo
Trucking Accident Injuries
Since trucks are so large, so heavy and can be loaded down with tons of cargo, the accidents involving these vehicles often result in catastrophic injuries to other drivers and passengers. Our firm compassionately handles the legal details of cases for clients who have sustained injuries such as:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries and paralysis
- Broken bones
- Lacerations and abrasions
Our firm also helps families file wrongful death lawsuits after a fatal accident has claimed the life of a loved one.
Contact an Alton Truck Accident Attorneys
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a collision with an 18-wheeler, call 618-465-2541 or simply contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation with one of our Alton truck accident injury lawyers. Our fees for all personal injury cases are contingent upon securing compensation for you.