Assisting Trucking Accident Victims Recover Their Losses

When collisions happen between trucks and passenger cars, smaller vehicles are usually the ones that end up with the worst damage. Given the sheer size and weight of 18-wheelers and small-to-large commercial trucks, truck accidents often result in catastrophic or fatal injuries to the drivers and occupants of passenger vehicles. Many truck accidents are caused by negligence on the part of truck drivers and their companies.

Experienced And Skilled Legal Help For Injury Victims In Louisiana

Attorney Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D., assists individuals and the families of individuals who have been injured or killed in serious Louisiana truck accidents. Speak with a personal injury lawyer who has also practiced medicine. Find honest answers to your questions, get helpful advice about your options and learn more information about how a personal injury lawsuit can help you obtain compensation to which you may be entitled to.

Common Causes Of Truck Accidents

While there are many reasons for truck crashes, common causes include:

  • Failure to follow safety regulations
  • Driver fatigue
  • Aggressive driving
  • Failure to properly load trucks or other cargo
  • Unrealistic schedules and expectations
  • Equipment failure
  • Alcohol or drug use
  • Insufficient truck maintenance

Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D., can take the time to examine the evidence of your accident, gather a case and provide information that is designed to bring a successful resolution of your claim at settlement or at trial.

Call Us When You Need Legal Help

To schedule a free initial consultation with our lawyer regarding a trucking accident claim, send us an email or call us in Lake Charles office at 337-494-5757 or in Baton Rouge at 225-763-7777. We handle motor vehicle accident claims on a contingency basis, which means you pay no attorney fees unless you win compensation.