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Giving a Voice to the Injured

Virginia Truck Accident Attorney

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Truck accidents are often much more dangerous than accidents involving cars alone, due to the larger size of commercial trucks. A traffic safety fact sheet published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that in 2012 alone, there were 3,921 people killed in the U.S. and an additional 104,000 people injured in accidents involving large trucks.

An accident involving a large truck can happen to anyone, even individuals who practice the best defensive driving techniques. If you have been the victim of a truck accident, our Alexandria truck accident attorneys at The Barrera Law Firm, PLLC can help you pursue a claim to recover compensation for your injuries.

Trucking accidents may be the result of the following:

  • Illicit drug use
  • Speeding
  • Use of over-the-counter or prescription medication
  • Road rage or aggressive driving
  • Following another vehicle too closely (tailgating)
  • Distracted driving
  • Truck driver fatigue
  • Failure to use a turn signal or other illegal maneuver
  • Failure to check blind spots
  • Vehicle part failure, such as a tire blowout
  • A cargo shift

Who's Liable for Your Injury?

If you are the victim of a trucking accident that you believe to be the fault of the truck driver and if you have sustained damages, you may be entitled to compensation. Parties who may be liable in a trucking accident include the truck driver, the owner of the truck, trucking company, truck manufacturer, and sometimes the shipper or loader of the truck's cargo. This ultimately depends on the cause of the accident.

Questions about liability?
Get answers during a complimentary consultation today.

If a vehicle component is to blame like a blown tire on the truck, then the manufacturer may be liable if it were defective. Our law firm can help you prove liability and establish damages in your case, which may include medical bills, lost wages, earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more.

Hire a Virginia Truck Accident Lawyer With Six Decades of Experience

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident involving a large truck, the time to act is now. According to Virginia Code section 8.01-243, the statute of limitations for pursuing a personal injury case is two years from the time of the accident.

We can guide you through the process of filing your claim and help you gather the documentation necessary to prove negligence. We can give you more information about what types of compensation you may be eligible to recover after a truck accident. The Barrera Law Firm, PLLC proudly represents injured victims in Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland. We are here to lend you a helping when you need it the most.

Take the first step towards compensation by contacting us today. Consultations are free!

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Why Choose The Barrera Law Firm, PLLC?

  • Over 75 Years of Combined Legal Experience
  • $75 Million in Recoveries for Clients
  • Client-Centered, Hands-On Approach
  • Bilingual Staff & Attorneys
  • Over 100 Cases Taken to Trial
  • Complimentary Case Consultations
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  • Licensed in Virginia, Maryland, & DC