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Experienced Help For Trucking Accident Victims

Truck accidents are not like car accidents. They are more complicated because more than one owner may share liability. The size and sheer tonnage of these big rigs (also called semis, tractor-trailers or 18 wheelers) makes it more likely that they will cause a serious injury and accident or wrongful death. The trucks that travel on 694, 494, I-94 and the other highways and interstates are bound by strict laws. 

Truck Drivers Are Held To Higher Standards

Truck drivers are not like car drivers. Truck drivers must have more training than regular drivers. They must be screened and prove to be healthy and eligible to drive a big rig. They must also follow stricter safety regulations. 

Truck drivers cannot text and drive, drink and drive, or be under the influence of any kind of mood-altering drug or chemical. Owners of the rigs need to keep logs and maintenance schedules. Drivers need to be properly trained and have passed a background check. Trucking company owners can’t push drivers to break speed and traffic laws in order to get things done faster. Call and speak with a truck accident attorney immediately to ensure no evidence is lost or destroyed. Call Coodin & Overson, PLLP, at 651-319-5180.

We Can Help Victims Of Truck Accidents

If you, a loved one or family member was injured or killed in a commercial truck accident or accident involving a delivery vehicle, speak with a personal injury attorney who handles trucking accidents. 

Call and speak with an experienced accident attorney if you were injured in a trucking accident because a truck driver was:

  • Jackknifed or tipped over in the roadway
  • Driving too fast in fog, rain or blizzard-type weather
  • Speeding 
  • Crossing lines of traffic
  • Lost control

We understand what is needed to prove negligence in a truck-related accident. We will investigate and determine if the truck driver was:

  • Distracted, reckless or under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Not properly trained, unfit to drive or improperly supervised
  • Driving a truck that was improperly loaded
  • In a semi or rig that was not properly maintained: brakes, tires, engines

Get The Compensation You Need And Deserve

Do not delay in reaching out to a skilled Minnesota personal injury lawyer if you or someone you love was hit by a semitruck or commercial truck. Find out how we can help and what your options are. Your phone call, visit and all consultations are free. We charge nothing unless we take your case and win a settlement or verdict on your behalf. Serving Lake Elmo, Woodbury, Oakdale and the surrounding communities. Contact Coodin & Overson, PLLP, call us at 651-319-5180 or contact us online.