Belleville Jackknife Truck Accident Attorneys

A jackknife accident occurs when a tractor-trailer loses control and the cab skids to the side. The cab will be at a 90-degree angle to the trailer. The entire truck may be blocking the road. The truck may flip on its side. In almost all of these types of accidents, drivers who were following the semi will be forced to try and avoid colliding with the vehicle and those who were near to the now out-of-control truck will be at serious risk of being struck.

There are a number of reasons these types of accidents happen, including:

  • Bad weather conditions (snow, rain)
  • Driver error
  • Faulty brakes
  • Speeding

Exceptional Representation Since 1970

At Ripplinger & Zimmer, L.L.C., our attorneys are skilled in helping our clients secure the full compensation their injuries call for after being involved in a jackknife accident with a semi. We know how devastating the injuries can be in these types of accidents and the level of financial and medical support that is often needed to make a recovery. We are committed to helping our clients effectively pursue the compensation that will be able to provide the resources they will need.

Attorney George Ripplinger Jr. has more than four decades of experience assisting the victims of trucking accidents.

Contact the St. Louis Jackknifed Truck Injury Lawyer of Ripplinger & Zimmer, L.L.C.

When an accident occurs involving a semi truck or other commercial vehicle, the injuries can be catastrophic. We can help you assert your rights and aggressively pursue the compensation you will need following such a major accident. To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Belleville jackknife truck accident lawyers, call 618-234-2440 or simply contact us online.

In personal injury, malpractice cases and in some business litigation, our fees are contingent upon our securing compensation for you. We only charge attorney's fees once we have recovered compensation for our clients.