Truck Accidents in Illinois
Commercial trucks are one of the leading causes of death in Illinois. The average semi-truck weighs approximately 80,000 pounds, including cargo, and when a collision occurs with a passenger vehicle, that weighs around 4,000 pounds, the effects can be catastrophic. If you need an Illinois Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer to help you navigate the process of filing a truck accident claim in Illinois, or pursuing a wrongful death claim against a semi-truck driver that’s responsible for your immediate family member’s death, the attorneys at Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. can help.
Every year, hundreds of people are the victims of semi-truck accidents in Illinois. In 2014, 61,081 people were injured in semi-truck accidents, while another 845 were fatally injured. Our Illinois Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers, have helped victims of semi-truck accidents in Illinois for over six decades. Our attorneys have the resources and experience needed to bring the strongest claim against the negligent party that’s in accordance with Illinois’ personal injury laws, make sure that your well-being is taken care of, and recover the most compensation for your case.
The majority of semi-truck accidents are caused by truck drivers, rather than passenger vehicles, and involve negligent driving behaviors such as driver fatigue, speeding, driving under the influence, and distracted driving. Truck drivers are required to undergo extensive in-classroom and monitored behind-the-wheel CDL training before hitting the highway, yet truck driver inexperience remains a common cause of truck accidents.
If you or someone you love is the victim of a semi-truck accident in Illinois, our attorneys are fully committed to protecting your case’s best interests and recovering the most compensation for your damages. Our Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers in Illinois, have defended the cases of countless truck accident victims in Illinois, and have the results to prove it. Contact Hassakis & Hassakis, P.C. now to learn more about what makes our Illinois Truck Accident Lawyers the leading choice for representation of truck, car, and other accident claims in Illinois.