Truck Accidents Caused by Bad Weather

St. Louis, Missouri, Semi Truck Injury Attorneys

Truck drivers have to drive no matter what the weather. Rain, snow or sunshine, shipments have to made and on time. Unfortunately, truck accidents are often caused by bad and inclement weather. Large motor vehicles such as trucks, tractor-trailers, semis and 18-wheelers become more difficult to maneuver and stop when faced with bad weather. Serious and even fatal accidents are caused by this, leaving devastating consequences. If you have suffered an injury or lost a loved one due to a bad weather-related truck accident, now is the time to act. Seek legal compensation and hire an experienced truck accident lawyer in Illinois who truly understands the issues at hand.

More Than Four Decades of Experience

The Belleville truck accident lawyers at the law firm of Ripplinger & Zimmer, L.L.C., have more than four decades of experience. When you are seeking compensation for past and future medical bills, lost wages, loss of earning capacity as well as any pain and suffering, you want one of our seasoned personal injury attorneys on your side. There is a lot at stake, including holding all negligent parties responsible.

The sooner you contact us, the more beneficial it is to our case. Evidence can quickly disappear and we want to be able to preserve as much as possible. Schedule a free initial consultation today so we can immediately start working on your case.

Illinois Truck Accidents Caused by Bad Weather

When pressure is placed on truck drivers to get somewhere on time, speeding only exacerbates any dangerous or bad weather conditions. Bad weather conditions often include:

  • Heavy rain
  • Freezing rain
  • Thunderstorms
  • Sleet/hail
  • Snow
  • Fog
  • Ice
  • Tornados
  • High winds

We also want to make sure that all possible defendants are held responsible for their actions. This could include the trucking company, logistics company, truck repair company or tire manufacturer. Part of seeking a full and fair recovery is being sure to sue all negligent parties, not just the obvious ones. We will do a thorough analysis of your case to determine all possible defendants.

Schedule Your Free Initial Consultation

Contact our firm to schedule a free, informative consultation and discuss your hazardous conditions accident case with an experienced lawyer. In personal injury and malpractice, we recover fees as a percentage of any settlement or award, and if we fail to recover damages for you, you pay no attorney's fees. Call 618-234-2440 to schedule an appointment or send us an e-mail to get started.