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Truck Accident Attorneys in Charlotte

Representation for Catastrophically Injured Individuals & Their Loved Ones

Commercial vehicles, like tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers, pose a special danger on the road because they are bigger and heavier than other vehicles. Truck accident cases require attorneys who are familiar with the important legal and technical issues these cases involve.

For example, there are special federal regulations that govern the safety of tractor trailers, including the number of hours a commercial truck driver is allowed to be out on the road and the minimum amount of insurance each truck should have. Additionally, cases involving tractor-trailers will often depend on the interpretation of technical information kept by a data recorder or “black box.”

Overall the number of crashes involving commercial vehicles in the United States has dropped over the years. Unfortunately, they still happen—with devastating effects. Let us put our years of experience handling tractor-trailer cases to work for you.

Contact the Charlotte truck accident attorneys at Charles G. Monnett III & Associates for a free, no-obligation consultation; call (704) 859-2003 today.

Trucking Companies React Quickly

Trucking companies, their insurance companies, and investigators tend to respond to the scene of a collision very quickly so that they can get a head-start on minimizing any potential liability. If you have been in a wreck caused by a tractor-trailer or another type of commercial vehicle, you should consult a law firm with experience in trucking cases as soon as possible. Reach out to Charles G. Monnett III & Associates today.

Choose an Attorney Who Is Familiar with Federal & State Trucking Regulations

Trucking collision cases involve laws and technical knowledge that do not apply to most vehicle collisions. There are many rules and regulations in place that address safe trucking, including registration, licensing, insurance, the number of hours a driver may drive at a time, and requirements concerning a driver’s medical condition. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulates the commercial trucking industry. Each state also has its own trucking laws.

Our attorneys have over 60 years of combined experience in helping people involved in wrecks with tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles. Located in Charlotte, NC, our firm has successfully litigated a significant amount of serious injury and death cases involving trucks on the I-85, I-77, I-485, I-95, and I-26 corridors, as well as other minor highways and roads throughout North Carolina and South Carolina.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Our firm has handled many cases involving death and serious personal injuries caused by tractor-trailers and other commercial vehicles. We understand how trucking collisions happen and how to navigate the laws that apply to trucking cases.

Let our Charlotte truck accident attorneys evaluate the potential causes and circumstances leading to a collision with a truck, which include the following:

  • Inadequate truck driver training
  • Truck driver fatigue
  • Fraudulent log books
  • Alcohol or drug use
  • Aggressive truck driving behavior
  • Speeding
  • Poor vehicle maintenance
  • Unsafe tires
  • Driver carelessness or negligence
  • Improper loading of cargo

North Carolina Consumer Information

Call our office at (704) 859-2003 or contact us online to learn how our personal injury attorneys can assist you with your truck accident claim.

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Proven Record of Success

  • $9.075 Million Car Accident Verdict

    Confidential settlement for a family struck by an underage impaired driver.

  • $2.5 Million Traumatic Brain Injury

    Recovery for a woman who sustained a traumatic brain injury after her vehicle was struck by a commercial truck while stopped for traffic in a construction zone.

  • $2.3 Million Wrongful Death

    Settlement for estate of man killed in collision with a truck.

  • $1.637+ Million Dram Shop Jury Verdict

    Jury verdict for young married couple struck by a drunk driver who had just left a bar where he had been served more than 10 drinks in just over 2 hours.

  • $1.05 Million Traumatic Brain Injury

    Arbitration award for a mild traumatic brain injury sustained in an automobile wreck.

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  • American Association for Justice - Leaders Forum 2020
  • Public Justice 2020 Benefactor Member
  • Melvin M. Belli Society
  • Summit Council
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • Primerus Member
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers 2009,10,11,12,16
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • American Association for Justice

What Sets Us Apart

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