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Harrisburg Truck Accident Lawyers

Compensation for catastrophic injuries caused by 18-wheeler collisions

Accidents involving tractor-trailers tend to result in catastrophic and fatal truck injuries because of the weight and size of trucks, especially compared with much lighter and smaller automobiles or motorcycles. Pittsburgh personal injury lawyers at The Moyles Law Firm represents the injured and family members of those killed by the negligence of drivers and trucking companies.

Common causes of truck and tractor-trailer accidents

Even if you are a careful driver, you are at risk of tractor-trailer collisions. Typical causes of truck accidents are outside your control. Long-haul drivers commonly suffer from sleep deprivation. These 18-wheelers lack maneuverability, and one careless mistake can lead to disaster. Mechanical defects in your car or the truck can cause an unavoidable collision. Pittsburgh personal injury lawyer, Jim Moyles, can assist you in cases involving:

Liability of multiple parties

Multiple parties are often responsible for a trucking accident. As an experienced 18-wheeler wreck lawyer, Jim diligently researches your case to identify and include all liable parties. Your personal injury case may involve a negligent:

  • Truck driver
  • Owner of the tractor and trailer
  • Lessee of the tractor and trailer
  • Manufacturer of vehicles, equipment or parts
  • Truck’s cargo shipping company
  • Construction company that created roadway obstructions
  • Municipality that failed to maintain safe roadways

Challenging those with deep pockets

Trucking companies typically maintain risk management departments that act immediately when collisions involving their trucks and drivers occur. They quickly appear on the scene to minimize their liability and build a defense before a lawsuit is even filed. Jim is a lawyer who matches the 18-wheeler companies’ perseverance and diligence when building your case. He promptly collects evidence, photographs the accident site, interviews witnesses to learn the facts and constructs a solid strategy based on the truth. Applying his 30 years of experience, Jim perseveres against large corporations to win you the compensation you deserve.

Defending trucking companies and long-haul drivers who have acted responsibly

As the former counsel of the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association (PMTA), Jim gained substantial insight useful to a tractor-trailer accident attorney. He recognizes the extensive measures responsible companies and drivers take to minimize risks and increase safety on the roadway. He represents drivers who have exercised reasonable care and defends corporations who have acted in the best interest of their employees, the public and other drivers.

To preserve your truck accident claim, contact Pittsburgh personal injury lawyer immediately

Pittsburgh personal injury lawyers at the law firm of Jim Moyles have offices located in Pittsburgh and Harrisburg, PA. We visit you at your home or hospital bed if injuries prevent you from visiting one of our offices.

Our Pittsburgh truck accident lawyers represent all injured clients and families of negligently killed loved ones on a contingency fee basis, meaning we do not charge you attorneys’ fees until we recover compensation through a judgment or settlement.

Call Pittsburgh personal injury lawyers at The Moyles Law Firm at 412-281-1055 or 717-233-5400, or contact us online to schedule your free consultation.

James R. Moyles

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