Yardley Pennsylvania 18-wheeler accident attorney
Who hasn't cringed when driving on a multi-lane highway at the sight of an 18-wheeler about to pass them? The sheer size and speed create a buffer effect that seems to shake your entire vehicle. Nothing could be more frightening than the thought of having you and your family crushed beneath the near 80-ton weight of an 18-wheeler. Your family automobile, even an SUV at 5000 lbs. would be no match in an accident with such a behemoth. Unfortunately, however, 18-wheelers are an integral part of our commercial trucking economy and industry relies on 18-wheelers to move merchandise from coast to coast. Sharing the road with18-wheelers is a fact of life we are forced to live with.
Serious injuries and even wrongful deaths result from automobile and 18-wheeler collisions. This is primarily due to the sheer size and weight of the 18-wheeler. Nearly 100,000 people are injured each year and about 5000 killed in such accidents. Naturally, most of the injuries and deaths occur to the driver and passengers in the automobile and most 18-wheeler accidents involve multiple vehicles.
If you have been injured or have had a loved one killed in an 18-wheeler accident, please call Yardley Pennsylvania 18-wheeler accident attorney John M. Kenney. Our firm has successfully handled hundreds of automobile and 18-wheeler accident lawsuits for clients for over 30 years. We know the evidence to gather from the company operating the 18-wheeler and will be prepared to represent your case in front of a judge.