18 Wheeler Accidents
Christian D. Chesson is an experienced Lake Charles truck accident attorney who is dedicated to getting fair compensation for people injured in 18-wheeler accidents in Calcasieu Parish, Cameron Parish, Jeff Davis Parish, Allen Parish, Beauregard Parish, and throughout the State of Louisiana. People injured in accidents involving large trucks are likely to suffer serious injuries that require surgery, rehabilitative therapy, and in-home nursing care for weeks or even months after the accident. If you or someone you love has been injured in an 18 wheeler accident, you deserve compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and property damage that stemmed from the accident.
The Law Office of Christian D. Chesson has extensive experience representing clients who are seriously injured in accidents involving large trucks. Tractor trailers can weigh over 80,000 pounds when fully loaded, creating an extremely dangerous situation when truck accidents involve smaller passenger vehicles. Drivers and passengers of cars, pickup trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles involved in large truck accidents often suffer catastrophic injuries, such as spinal cord injury, brain injury, and burn injuries, while the truck driver walks away from the accident virtually unscathed. When the accident is caused by the negligence of a truck driver or trucking company, they should be held responsible for your injuries.
Truck accidents may be caused by a variety of factors, including:
- Driver Fatigue
- Negligent Truck Maintenance
- Overloading or Shifting Loads
- Driving Under the Influence of Drugs or Alcohol
- Failure to Comply with Safety Regulations
- Debris or Obstructions in the Roadway
- Inclement Weather
If you have been injured in a trucking accident, call (337) 436-5297 or toll free at 1-877-808-3328 for a free consultation with Christian D. Chesson regarding your case.
Our attorneys aggressively pursue negligence cases against the truck drivers and trucking companies responsible for your injuries. If you are able to come to our office for a consultation, we will come to you at your home or hospital room. Don't delay! In trucking accident cases, it is imperative that we act fast to preserve evidence before it is lost. Documenting evidence of skid marks, accident debris, and impact marks at the scene of the accident is essential to presenting your case to a jury. In addition, evidence of truck defects or faulty maintenance may be lost or intentionally destroyed if it is not preserved immediately. When you hire our firm, we will work immediately to begin investigating your case and preserving evidence while it is still fresh. There is not fee unless you recover money for your truck accident injuries.