Truck accidents are among the most tragic types of traffic crashes and, unfortunately, these incidents are on the rise. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there were more than 4,300 fatalities in 2015 due to accidents involving large trucks; this number represents an 8 percent increase from the year before. Plus, there was a 62 percent increase of truck accidents that caused injuries from 2009-2015.
At Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd., our attorneys are dedicated to helping victims get their lives back after suffering catastrophic injuries in a truck accident. Since our founding more than seven decades ago, we have helped many clients in Winnebago County and throughout Northern Illinois. Our lawyers aggressively pursue trucking companies and their insurers to ensure you obtain compensation for your losses.
Most truck crashes are based upon the legal concept of negligence, which requires you to prove the essential elements of your case. Our attorneys gather evidence, work with experts, and develop a legal strategy to help establish:
Often, our lawyers are able to come to an agreement with an insurance company to settle your claim out of court. However, we have extensive skills and experience in litigation, so we will take the battle to court where necessary to protect your rights. Our goal is to ensure you get the highest amount of compensation available under Illinois law, to cover such damages as:
It is important to note that truck accidents are quite different from auto collisions in a number of ways. For instance:
If you were injured in a truck accident in Illinois, you need a strong legal advocate on your side. Please contact Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. at 815.398.9700 to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our experienced lawyers. You can also visit us online to learn more about our legal services for victims of Illinois truck accidents.
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