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Top Causes Of Truck & Big Rig Accidents (Infographic)

Asheville North Carolina Truck Accidents

In 2016, 4,564 lives were lost in 4,079 crashes involving large trucks or buses in the United States.  Fatalities increased 5% from 2015, and fatal crashes increased 6%. 

If you have been involved in a North Carolina commercial trucking accident or 18 wheeler big rig truck wreck, contact the Asheville North Carolina truck attorneys at Lakota R. Denton for help with everything related to Asheville truck accident law. 

Unfortunately, many truck accidents are caused not by trucks or commercial drivers, but by those driving passenger vehicles.

It’s very common for them to have no idea what the limits are on trucks in terms of visibility, braking, and acceleration. Driving in areas where a trucker driver has either limited or even zero visibility is always dangerous, as is making abrupt lane changes ahead of a truck.

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How do I handle an accident with a commercial truck or 18-Wheeler?

Have you been injured in a semi truck accident?

Hundreds of thousands of truck accidents occur each year. Many of these result in death or injuries to the people involved. Motorists in passenger vehicles are especially vulnerable to catastrophic semi truck accident injuries when they are in accidents with commercial trucks. Truck accident medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses often leave families with no idea what to do or where to turn for help.

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Can I settle a car accident without a lawyer?

When You Can Handle Your Car Accident Case Alone?

Mention a personal injury lawyer to the average person and you’ll get a reaction that is, to put it mildly, negative. (Don’t worry, we don’t take it too personally.) However, if you’ve been injured in a crash, you may have considered calling an attorney for advice about whether or not you should settle a car accident with the insurance company.

In many cases, accident victims can work directly with insurance adjusters to reach settlements on their own. It’s usually more cost-effective to negotiate simple claims yourself. Here are a few circumstances where you probably don’t need to call a lawyer about your accident.

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Investigate a Car Accident Using Your Smartphone

5 Ways to Use Your Phone to Collect Car Accident Evidence

Although the police will respond to the scene of your car accident, you can also gather some details yourself. Smartphones make it much easier to investigate a car accident at the scene. Your phone probably has all of the tools you need to collect important accident information just after it happens. Here are some accident investigation techniques you can perform with your phone.

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