Hit By A Truck On A Lehigh Valley Highway?
With a web of highways weaving their way through the area, including Interstate 78 (I-78), Route 22 and Route 33, the Lehigh Valley produces a significant amount of vehicle congestion. In turn, this leads to numerous highway trucking collisions involving 18-wheelers, semitractor-trailers, big rigs, U-Haul trucks, dump trucks, cement trucks, delivery trucks and other vehicles.
At the law office of Hof & Reid LLC, we represent residents of the Lehigh Valley area, as well as clients throughout Pennsylvania and out of state who were injured in highway truck accidents on I-78, Route 22, Route 33, Interstate 80 and other nearby roads. Let our attorneys put more than 150 years of combined legal experience to work on your behalf. Call 610-628-2355 today.
We Believe That You Deserve Maximum Effort And Dedication
Our Bethlehem-based attorneys believe that hard work pays off, and that your case deserves it. We thoroughly investigate each case in order to identify and demonstrate the negligence involved and ultimately achieve justice. In trucking accident litigation, this often means working with accident reconstruction specialists, truck engineers, road design experts and other specialists to expose the negligence that caused or contributed to the accident.
Here are a few types of negligence that often lead to accidents:
- Truck driver negligence: Was the driver driving too many hours without rest, resulting in driver fatigue? Was the truck driver paying attention to electronic devices rather than highway traffic conditions? Was the truck driver speeding or driving carelessly?
- Trucking company negligence: How were driver logs or truck maintenance logs maintained? Did inadequate training result in improperly loaded truck beds? Did negligent hiring practices result in placing a truck driver with a criminal history or poor driving history behind the wheel? Did company transportation policies and scheduling demands cause drivers to drive too many consecutive hours or to speed?
- Defective or dangerous equipment or conditions: Did improper maintenance of the truck result in mechanical failure? Did defective tires contribute to a tire blowout? Did brake defects result in a fatal truck collision? Did dangerous road design contribute to the severity of the semitruck accident and resulting injuries?
Don’t Let The Evidence Disappear
If you or a loved one was involved in a freeway collision, it is important to consult an experienced lawyer immediately to ensure evidence can be collected before it is permanently lost.