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Truck Accident Lawyers in Maryland

Also Serving Drivers in Virginia & Washington DC

The sheer size and weight of trucks can make any truck accident life-threatening. Due to the high risk associated with these accidents, it is important to secure a Maryland truck accident attorney with extensive experience navigating personal injury law who can help you recover the compensation you deserve.

Wilson & Parlett is a reliable personal injury firm that represents plaintiffs in truck accident cases in Maryland, Washington DC, and Virginia. If you suffered an injury or have lost a loved one in an accident involving a truck or commercial van, schedule a free consultation with our team. Our lawyers are recognized for their commitment to making sure every client recovers the maximum compensation he or she is entitled to receive.

To get started on your case, call (301) 231-1737 today.

Proving Fault in Truck Accident Cases

Injuries from truck accidents can be severe and long-lasting, ranging from broken bones to internal organ damage to traumatic brain injury. Under Maryland’s comparable negligence rule, if the injured is found to be any percentage at fault for the truck accident, they are prohibited from recovering financial damages. At Wilson & Parlett, our personal injury attorneys bring over 85 years of combined experience to prove fault, always striving to secure a favorable outcome.

Common causes of an 18-wheeler and semi truck accidents include:

  • Truck driver fatigue/falling asleep at the wheel
  • Poor truck maintenance
  • Brake or steering failure
  • Unsafe load or unbalanced freight
  • Truck driver DUI
  • Trucker speeding or driving recklessly
  • Illegal lane changes

Unlike other motor vehicle accidents, there are unique elements of truck accidents that provide different legal challenges. In a truck accident, there are several parties that could be held accountable, including the trucker himself, his supervisor, the trucking company, and the truck manufacturer. Our team can carefully assess the circumstances of your accident to determine which parties should be held liable.

Trust Our Experienced Maryland Truck Accident Attorneys

Trucking companies will do everything they can to avoid turning over logbooks and data that might be incriminating. Their insurance company will undoubtedly try to avoid claiming liability or paying you the full amount you deserve.

In the aftermath of a truck accident that has left you injured, you deserve a capable lawyer who is ready to fight for you. Wilson & Parlett is the firm you will want in your corner.

Contact us online or call (301) 231-1737 today.

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