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are killed each year in traffic accidents involving light and large trucks. In 2009, there were 21,117 fatal accidents nationwide involving light and large trucks. In Oklahoma, there were 442 fatal crashes involving light trucks and 82 fatal accidents involving large trucks, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
An Oklahoma Truck Accident involving serious injuries must be addressed as quickly as possible after the accident. At the Oklahoma City Law Firm of Marco Palumbo & Associates, our Oklahoma Truck Accident Lawyers are dedicated to helping victims throughout Oklahoma who have suffered a serious injury as a result of a truck accident and family members who have lost a loved one. If you need help or would like to speak with an Oklahoma Truck Accident Lawyer, our knowledgeable and experience Oklahoma Accident Attorneys will be able to discuss with you what your legal options are. We are available 24/7 and we make home or hospital visits for clients unable to reach our office.
Causes of A Truck Accident
Some common causes of truck accident include:
- Runaway trailers
- Driver Fatigue
- Alcohol or drug impairment
- Tires, blowouts, treads
- Tractor trailer brakes
- Improperly loaded cargo
- Tailgating other vehicles
- Not yielding the right of way
- Drivers with little experience
- Insufficient training
- Aggressive driving
- Defective roadways
- Unsafe road conditions
- Reckless driving
- Excessive speed
- Truck company negligence
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Oklahoma truck accident, we can help you! It is important to contact our law firm to speak with a Oklahoma Truck Accident Lawyer as soon as possible, the longer you wait to take action after the injury, the more likely evidence may be lost, the fewer witnesses can be found, and the more difficult it is to build a solid case.
Truck Accidents - Things You Can Do
If you have been involved in a truck accident in Oklahoma, there are a few thing you can do to help your case:
- Call the police.
- Obtain the name, address, phone number, and license plate numbers of all drivers involved in the accident.
- Obtain names, addresses and phone numbers of witnesses.
- Document the time and location of the accident.
- Take pictures.
- Document involved driver(s) condition, driving conditions and road conditions.
Injured In a truck accident?
Our law firm handles all types of truck accidents in Oklahoma, including collision and non-collision truck accidents. Whether you are involved in a truck accident on any roadway or highway in Oklahoma, if your accident was caused by a truck with defective equipment, or by a commercial truck driver who fell asleep at the wheel, we can assist you in pursuing your claim. We understand the multitude of causes of trucking accidents and are well versed in federal and Oklahoma trucking regulations. Your case will be carefully studied by an Oklahoma Truck Accident Lawyer to achieve the best results.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, and believe your accident was the result of someone else’s negligence, contact The Law Firm of Marco Palumbo & Associates to speak with an Oklahoma Truck Accident Lawyer. We will answer all your questions and carefully explain the legal options that are available to you.