Garcia & Artigliere is a national law firm serving seriously injured people, victims of wrongful death, and disenfranchised consumers in trucking, big rigs, commercial trucks, and semi-trucking accidents. Since 2003, our successful team of trucking accident lawyers has been committed to assisting victims of negligence and wrongdoing to get you positive results quickly and efficiently. We offer convenient locations throughout the U.S., in California, Florida, Arizona, Louisiana, and Kentucky.
There are approximately half a million trucking and semi-truck accidents every year in the U.S. Challenges often arise for truckers who travel long distances with heavy loads for a lengthy period of time. Some of the major factors contributing to trucking accidents include physical conditions, environmental conditions, and human factors. It is important to know that each factor can interlay with the other and cause further complications.
Physical conditions can form an unpredictable element to trucking accidents and may include:
About 23% of all traffic accidents are weather related. Other environmental factors can create dangerous situations on the roadway for large trucks, including:
According to the Department of Transportation (DOT) over 78% of truck rollovers are due to driver errors that may include:
Depending on the situation, different types of semi-truck and big rig crashes may occur. 10 of the most common types of trucking accidents include:
When negligent, reckless, and wrongful acts lead to serious injuries or a wrongful death, we hit back for you – fast and hard. The truck accident lawyers of Garcia & Artigliere have been serving our clients since 2003. Across our practice areas, our attorneys have been involved with litigating matters generating more than $1.3 billion in settlements and awards for our clients and their families. At Garcia & Artigliere, there is no fee – not even court costs – unless we win your case.