Truck accidents cause thousands of injuries and hundreds of deaths every year in Missouri. The sheer size and weight of these vehicles present many dangers and risks to drivers and pedestrians on our streets and highways. When you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, don't face the future alone. Kempton & Russell and our team of injury lawyers can guide you through the claims process and work towards the maximum financial recovery you'll need for your losses.
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Unlike car accidents, truck accidents can be incredibly complex for many reasons. The trucking industry is a highly regulated industry that includes strict regulations for driver training, mandatory breaks, weight limits, and more. A violation of any of these rules can result in liability for the driver, the company, or another third party. It often takes extensive resources and investigations in order to build a strong claim.
Truck accidents can be caused by the following:
At Kempton & Russell, we regularly work industry experts who can perform on-site investigations of the accident scene and gather the necessary evidence to prove a claim. These experts can reconstruct the accident using visual animation and data from the vehicle's black box. Our attorneys then analyze the evidence, review police reports and witness statements, and help you build a thorough and effective claim.
Because of the difference in size between most vehicles and large 18-wheelers, injuries sustained from accidents involving trucks can be devastating. The following are some of the injuries that commonly occur in truck accidents:
Neck and back sprains
Injuries to shoulders and knees
Conveniently located in downtown Sedalia across from the courthouse, we welcome clients from all across Missouri. Start with a free initial consultation and discuss the details of your claim with a Sedalia truck accident lawyer at our firm. For your convenience, we are available on weekends and in the evenings by appointment.
Our Sedalia personal injury lawyers are ready to help you seek justice and financial recovery, no matter how complex your case may be, and no matter who the legal opponent is. Our legal advocates know how to assert clients’ rights against national insurance companies, large manufacturers, and other deep-pocketed opponents, coming away with legal victories for our clients time and again.
$6.463 million jury verdict in favor of a Missouri coal mining company because of the tortious interference by a state regulatory official with the coal company's agreement to sell to another company.
$4 million jury verdict in favor of an individual whose leg was amputated following a collision with a trailer that came loose from a pickup truck.