Truck Accident Law Firm in Nevada and Utah

Get the help you need after a truck accident by contacting our law firm today. Our truck accident injury lawyers can help you with the logistics of your case to ensure you get the settlement you deserve.


Common Types of Truck Accident Injuries

Truck accidents can occur in several ways. Some of the most common types of incidents with trucks include:

  • Blindspot crashes: Blindspots make it more difficult for the driver to see other vehicles or pedestrians.
  • Head-on collisions: Trucks crash into other cars because of distracted driving, fatigue and mechanical failure.
  • T-bone accidents: Trucks that do not or cannot stop at red lights and stop signs are likely to run into another vehicle in their path.
  • Spilled load accidents: Cargo that comes loose or detached can fall into roadways and cause accidents.
  • Rear-end collisions: Truck drivers who suddenly apply the brakes can alarm other drivers, often causing the two vehicles to crash.
  • Wide turn accidents: Truckers have to make large turns at intersections. Since the trucks are big and take up a significant amount of roadway during a turn, this can lead to accidents.
  • Rollovers: Trucks that roll over in or around a roadway can cause injury to the driver and potential problems for other motorists.

Factors That Are Considered to Establish Responsibility in a Truck Accident

Laws on both the federal and state level regulate the trucking industry. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) also presides over regulations for trucks. When it comes to establishing responsibility as a result of a truck accident, the FMCSA offers these guidelines:

  • Operation hours: Truck drivers are restricted and monitored in specific amounts to avoid fatigue.
  • Driver experience and licenses: Drivers need to have the appropriate commercial license to drive a truck. Their overall experience influences whether the individual can continue to operate.
  • Material hazards: Truck drivers sometimes carry hazardous materials. These drivers are regulated more because of the danger associated with hazardous materials.
  • Truck inspection: Truck drivers and companies must ensure the vehicle is surveyed for regular inspections and passes.

An Experienced Attorney Can Recover the Compensation You Deserve

There are several factors at play after a truck accident. The trucking company and their insurance provider should pay the losses you incur from a truck accident. Many truck accidents leave you with medical expenses and bills. We can help you recover losses like:

  • Medical bills
  • Physical therapy or rehabilitation costs
  • Unearned or lost wages as a result of missing work
  • Education and training for a career change you are forced to make
  • Additional equipment or changes for home or work life

When to Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer in Las Vegas, Nevada

Call a truck accident attorney as soon as possible to ensure you receive the maximum benefits you deserve. The sooner we are involved, the more likely we can recover your losses.

Schedule a Free Consultation With Bighorn Law

Our experienced truck accident attorneys are standing by and ready to assist you after a truck accident. Request a free consultation with us online or give us a call today at 702-541-9276.

Bighorn Has Your Back

Our team is ready to help you today. Contacting us is no-cost, risk-free, and confidential. We want to hear your story.

Get Help Now

Related Posts


Do I Qualify for SSI in Nevada?

Several versions of benefits are available for individuals who are unable to work in the state of Nevada. One benefit, known as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), is a federal benefit program that exists for people that have very limited income and do not have the work history to qualify for more traditional social security disability […]

Personal Injury

SUV Rollover Accidents May Involve Product Liability

SUV Accidents Have a High Rate of Injury Statistically, SUV rollover accidents have a high rate of serious injury or death compared to other automobile rollovers. If you were injured in an SUV rollover accident, you might be able to seek compensatory damages against the party that was at fault. But, it is also possible […]

Personal Injury

Collapsing Seatbacks Can Cause Injury in Auto Accidents

Car Seatback Collapse Can Cause Serious Injury or Death When a car accident happens, the occupants of the vehicle are counting on the safety components of the vehicle to work. Manufacturers put countless hours into vehicle safety testing to offer a quality product to consumers that meet the expected safety standards. Unfortunately, components of the […]

View all