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Truck Tire Blowout Accident Attorneys

As you’re driving along, have you ever seen a ‘road alligator?’

This black debris is actually what’s left of a blown out truck tire and what could have been a truck accident. If an accident were to occur as a result of a blown out tire, then the victims would be entitled to compensation.

Every semi-truck driver has both a personal responsibility and a professional duty to conduct a thorough inspection of their rig before driving on the nation’s roadways. In fact, The Department of Transportation and the federal government mandates that, before each trip, each driver must inspect their:

  • Lights;
  • Steering;
  • Brakes;
  • Mirrors;
  • Reflectors;
  • Tires;
  • and Load

Consider that a fully loaded semi-truck weighs more than 80,000 pounds. If a driver ignores defective or worn tread on their tires or doesn’t air up tires that are under-inflated, they’re putting both the public and themselves in potentially mortal danger. In fact, the statistics show that blown out tires are the leading cause of truck accidents in America.

Furthermore, drivers can easily prevent tire blowouts through routine inspections. Unfortunately, even trained drivers sometimes forget or refuse to check their vehicle despite mandates from the federal government.

Driving a semi-truck with unsafe, un-inspected tires is pure negligence. Any truck driver that does so and any trucking company that’s allowing their drivers to do so need to be held accountable for their driver’s actions.

If either you or a loved one has been injured in a rollover trucking accident, the trucking accident personal injury lawyers at The Doan Law Firm will provide you with the compassion, experience and resources you need to pursue your rightful compensation

Our firm provides a free no obligation initial consultation in order for you not only to have your most pressing questions answered in a no pressure situation, but also to discover the merits of your case as well as your best path forward.

If you desire our services, we’ll take your case on a contingency basis, meaning that you don’t pay any legal costs upfront or throughout the duration of your case. Instead, we earn our fee only after obtaining a successful outcome on your trucking claim, through a small percentage of the settlement we win on your behalf.

In other words, if we fail to obtain a successful outcome on your trucking claim, you’ll never owe us a dime.

Evidence of Tire Defects

The Doan Law Firm has both the compassion and the resources to handle the trucking accident personal injury cases of those that have been victim of a truck tire blowout accident. One of the first steps is to launch an investigation, which is critical you contact our firm as soon as possible. It’s critical we’re able to do an investigation while the evidence is still readily available. Of the initial things our firm will do is look for any evidence of the tires:

  • Not Being Inspected
  • Having Too Many Road Miles
  • Having Tread That Was Worn
  • Having Tread That Was Separating
  • Being Underinflated or Overinflated

Additionally, our firm will also look for any evidence that the tires were underinflated or overinflated or that the load distribution was uneven or the truck itself was overloaded causing an excess of stress on the truck tires causing the blowout that lead to the trucking accident. It’s important that an investigation can begin immediately so again it’s critical you contact our firm as soon as possible.

The Severity and Long Term Consequences of a Truck Tire Blowout

Of all the people that have had the severe misfortune of being in a highway trucking accident involving a semi-truck, the vast majority of them have sustained life altering and severe injuries. These injuries require extensive levels of medical rehabilitation and care, in addition to:

  • Pain
  • Disability
  • Intense Levels of Suffering
  • A Highly Diminished Quality Of Life

The Doan Law Firm can’t bring you back to health; however, we can fully guarantee that we’ll be able to do everything possible under the law to bring you the best possible compensation and outcome that will help your chances of a recovery. A recovery that will allow you to help with picking up the pieces of your life and allow you to start moving on, moving on with the knowledge that you’ll have the means to be able to get the healthcare that you’ll need as well as the support to your family to get through this very difficult time now and through the future.

Contact The Doan Law Firm

The Doan Law Firm has both the professional obligation and the financial resources to investigate your accident and pursue your claim until you’ve received the maximum possible compensation for your claim. Our firm takes personal injury claims throughout the country and handles serious trucking accidents of all types.

There are times that victims may not be fully aware of the full extent of their injuries and the full extent of the losses they’ve incurred either now or in the future. Since there are strict statutes of limitations in many states, it’s imperative that you have specialized legal counsel on your side immediately after your accident. If your injuries have left you unable to travel, the lawyers at The Doan Law Firm will travel to you no matter where you are, whether it’s to your place of business, your home, or to your hospital room.

Please contact us at any time 24/7/365, no matter the time of day or holiday. Our experienced trucking accident personal injury lawyers are available to take your call no matter the time of day or holiday at (800) 349-0000. We look forward to helping you soon.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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