Seattle Blind Spot Truck Accident Lawyers
Trucking Accidents Caused by Blind Spots (In the No Zone)
If you have been injured or lost a family member in a collision with a semi truck, do not wait another moment to contact Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. Truck accidents can be complex, particularly because truck companies and their insurance representatives will do everything in their power to place the blame on the victim if it means saving millions of dollars in liability. Don't forfeit your right to financial compensation - call (888) 228-3860 for a free case evaluation.
Our experienced accident attorneys can help you make an informed decision about your future and will fight aggressively to protect your rights - at no cost to you! We are so confident in our abilities that, if we accept your case, it's because we believe we can reach the best possible outcome. Contact us to learn more about our No Fee Promise.
If you were in an accident in a trucker's blind spot you may have many questions about your claim. Call (888) 228-3860 for answers.
Who Is Liable for a Blind Spot Truck Accident?
The truck driver is claiming that you bear full responsibility for the crash because s/he could not see you; you were driving in the truck's blind spots. While it is true that semi-trucks have significantly larger blind spots than other motor vehicles on the road, these "no zones" do not exempt truckers from taking special precautions to accommodate for their limited visibility. All drivers must practice a certain standard of care on the road and, due to the unique size and design of most tractor trailers, as well as the enormous capacity for causing harm, commercial truck drivers are held to very high standards when it comes to safely operating their vehicle.
So, Who Is At Fault?
Even if you were in the truck's "no zone" at the time of the accident, the trucker's may still be held accountable, especially if s/he was driving:
- Under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- While distracted
- In violation of the hours of service regulations
- With improper or missing mirrors
Additionally, if the trucker has a history of negligent driving behavior or has had his/her license suspended or revoked, the trucking company may be liable for allowing an unqualified individual to operate such a potentially harmful vehicle.
Contact a Seattle truck accident lawyer Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S. to not only investigate the circumstances of your big rig collision, but also build a strong evidence-based case in your favor.
Seek Reliable Guidance from a Seattle Truck Accident Attorney
The aftermath of a collision is often chaotic and overwhelming, and the truck's insurance agents are quick to move in to defend their bottom line. Get the aggressive legal representation you need to ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way. At Hardwick & Pendergast, P.S., our Seattle truck crash lawyers can act on your behalf in order to allow you and your loved ones to focus on healing. But you must act quickly.
Call (888) 228-3860 or send us an initial contact form to learn more.
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