Accidents Involving Trucks and Commercial Vehicles
If you have been injured in an accident involving a large truck (semi with trailer) or other commercial vehicle (trash truck, delivery van, etc.), or if a loved one has been killed in such an accident, then you need a a truck accident attorney with experience handling such cases. According to the Federal Motor Carrior Safety Administration, in 2014 the number of large trucks involved in injury crashes increased by 21 percent, from 73,000 to 88,000, and the large truck involvement rate in injury crashes increased by 21 percent.
Accidents involving trucks and commercial vehicles are much more complex than accidents involving automobiles. Trucks and commercial vehicles are subject to federal regulations issued by the Department of Transportation which have a significant impact upon issues of vehicle maintenance, driver training, service hour requirements and other issues that are peculiar to the trucking industry. Cases involving trucks and commercial vehicles also require the use of experts to address issues that are specific to the trucking industry.
A Truck Accident Attorney That Has Extensive Experience with Complex Industry Regulations
Evergreen area accident attorney Michael Blanton has extensive experience in handling truck accidents. Mr. Blanton is familiar with the complex regulations that apply to the trucking industry, and the manner in which those regulations may be used to the benefit of his clients. He is familiar with the types of experts that are required in such cases, and he has access to a network of experts who work in this area.
Mr. Blanton has handled a variety of truck accident cases, ranging from injuries sustained by an auto passenger in a collision with a truck, to injuries sustained by a truck driver when injured in a collision with another vehicle. Mr. Blanton has helped his clients recover tens of millions of dollars in truck accident cases.
Contact a Truck Accident Attorney at The Blanton Law Firm
If you have been injured in an accident involving a truck or commercial vehicle, or if a loved one has been killed in such an accident, Mr. Blanton would be happy to consult with you, to determine if his experience with trucking litigation might help you with your case.
The Blanton Law Firm serves clients from Evergreen, Conifer, Pine, Bailey, Idaho Springs, Morrison, Golden, the western Denver foothills communities, and throughout the state of Colorado, including Jefferson County, Clear Creek County & Park County, Colorado. Initial consultations are always free.