Prince George’s County is home to several Maryland highways, including Rt 3, Rt 4, and Rt 210. Each of these highways sees hundreds of commercial trucks travel on them every day.
As much as we need our trucks and truck drivers to deliver different goods across the state, we also understand the risks of traveling alongside a commercial truck.
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PG County has consistently higher death rates than other counties in Maryland. Being involved in a commercial truck accident can be catastrophic to the passengers in a regular vehicle. Severe injuries forever alter the lives of the accident victims.
If you suffered a serious injury in a Prince George’s County truck accident, call the personal injury lawyers at the Regan Zambri Long law firm today. During a free initial consultation, you will speak with a lawyer who will guide you through the claims process, explain your legal rights, and evaluate potential compensation for your losses.
A statute of limitations is a law that sets the maximum amount of time someone has to make a legal claim against someone else.
In Maryland, a victim has three years from the accident date to file a truck accident lawsuit against the negligent driver. While this may seem like a long time, if the window closes and an official claim is not filed, you may lose your rights to collect compensation for your injuries. Don’t delay, contact our experienced truck accident lawyers today.
Many times, an accident is just that – an accident. However, in the world of personal injury claims, an accident involving negligence is entirely different. Negligence is failure to take proper care in doing something. In a truck accident claim, there are two main parties whose negligence commonly causes truck accidents: the truck driver and the trucking company.
A driver may have caused the accident with the following negligent errors:
Similarly, the company’s negligence could have led to the accident with the following errors:
There are four steps that a Regan Zambri Long truck accident lawyer will take to prove negligence in your personal injury claim: duty of care, breach of duty, causation, and damages.
Your lawyer will use every tool at hand to secure a favorable settlement. This includes obtaining the police report, looking at the company’s log books, working with accident reconstruction specialists, and consulting with medical personnel and other legal minds. The trucking industry must follow strict regulations. We will determine if those regulations were broken or disregarded during our thorough investigation.
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Several parties that can be held accountable for commercial truck accidents. An experienced attorney can comb through the evidence and determine whose negligence led to the crash. The parties that are potentially liable for commercial truck accidents are:
You can recover two main types of damages in a truck accident claim: economic and non-economic.
Economic damages are tangible or monetary losses that include:
Non-economic damages include:
The Regan Zambri Long law firm has won millions for our clients for almost thirty years. We offer a free consultation where we will discuss your legal options.
We offer free consultations to injured clients where we discuss the available compensation and legal strategies we will take to ensure a favorable settlement or verdict.