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Distracted Truck Driver

A Doan Law Firm Distracted Driver Truck Accident Injury Lawyer Fights for You

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration takes distracted commercial truck driving seriously. Each year, thousands of innocent people are injured in accidents caused by distracted semi-truck drivers. Dozens of people are killed because a big rig driver causes an accident while texting, talking, eating, or a combination of these actions.

If you, or a loved one, were injured in a distracted driver truck accident, you need the professional assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney. A distracted driver truck accident injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm at (800) 349-0000 stands ready today to fight for your rights.

Common Types of Big Rig Driver Distractions that Cause Commercial Truck Accidents

Commercial truck driver distractions come in many forms, all of which have potentially devastating consequences. As an aside, there are a growing number of big rig accidents each year in which a semi operator was both distracted and intoxicated at the time of a collision. The most common types of distractions that result in commercial truck accidents are:

  • texting
  • talking on mobile device
  • talking to a passenger
  • using a navigation app
  • referencing a map
  • eating
  • drinking
  • smoking
  • grooming
  • adjusting a radio
  • reading

In the immediate aftermath of a distracted driver commercial truck accident, a rig operator is highly likely to cover up what he or she was doing at the time of the collision. Nonetheless, telltale signs of distraction are likely to be found, particularly if a proper documentation of the accident scene occurs at the time of the accident.

For example, as improbable as it sounds, and with the proliferation of audio books, some drivers do read and operate semis at the same time. If a book, newspaper, or magazine is found lying about the cab, that can be evidence that this type of unacceptable conduct occurred.

The time stamp on texts and phone calls provide evidence of either texting or talking at the time of an accident. Food wrappers and beverage cups in the cab also provide evidentiary support regarding that a semi-truck driver was doing at the time of an accident.

Compensation in a Distracted Driver Truck Accident Injury Case

A skilled, experienced distracted driver truck accident injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm will fight tirelessly to ensure that you obtain full compensation in your case. Financial recovery for a distracted driver truck accident injury depends on the facts and circumstances of the case itself. Examples of compensation commonly awarded in a truck accident case include:

  • pain and suffering
  • medical bills and expenses
  • permanent disability
  • permanent disability
  • mental anguish
  • lost wages
  • property damage

A distracted driver truck accident injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm will fight to ensure that you obtain full compensation for existing as well as future losses. Justice demands that you be made whole in your case.

Distracted Driver Truck Accident Injury Attorney Fees

In the aftermath of a truck accident caused by a distracted big rig driver, the last additional concern you need is trying to find money to hire a lawyer. The Doan Law Firm uses what is called a contingency fee agreement. Through this arrangement, you pay absolutely nothing in the way of attorney fees until our legal team gets justice and compensation for you.

At the start of our representation of you in a distracted driver truck accident injury case, we mutually agree on the fee charged for our services. The fee will be a reasonable, agreed-to percentage of a settlement or judgment that we obtain for you in your case.

Our no-fee until we obtain money for you is our guarantee. You can bank on it.

Hire a Distracted Driver Truck Accident Injury Lawyer to Get Justice

The Doan Law Firm injury hotline is staffed around the clock, 365 days a year, including on all major holidays. You can call our firm right now to schedule an initial consultation with an experienced truck accident lawyer.

We can schedule an initial consultation anywhere that is convenient for you. Our firm maintains offices across the United States. We can also schedule a meeting at your home, or even at the hospital, depending on your circumstances. A truck accident lawyer from our firm can also schedule a virtual consultation with you. There is no cost for an initial appointment with a member of our legal team.

During an initial consultation, an attorney will provide an evaluation of your distracted driver truck accident case. This includes an explanation of possible strategies available to obtain justice in your case, and the compensation you deserve. You will also have the chance to get answers to any questions you have about the accident, your injuries, and your case.

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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