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18 Wheeler Accidents

Improper Loading, Excess Weight & Hazardous Cargo Contribute to 18 Wheeler Trucking Accidents

Jack-knifed and overturned trucks

While a standard car weighs around 5,000 pounds and is usually 10 to 15 feet in length, a fully loaded 18 wheeler can weigh more than 80,000 pounds and measures 70 to 80 feet in length. Maneuvering such a large vehicle can be difficult. The size of an 18 wheeler greatly increases the length of time necessary for it to come to a complete stop, and the unique way it is constructed makes it unpredictable and difficult to control.

If you are injured in an 18 wheeler accident, it is important to speak with a qualified accident attorney in Indianapolis as soon as possible to understand your rights and how to seek proper compensation for your losses. An accident can happen at any time, often resulting in tremendous damage, injury, and altered lives. At Ward & Ward, our attorneys stand up to trucking companies to obtain the compensation you deserve.

The dangers of sharing the road with 18 wheelers

An experienced trucking accident attorney helps you understand how accidents happen and how various causes may alter your settlement. A major contributor to many accidents involves the type of cargo a truck carries and how it is loaded and transported.

Attorneys experienced in litigating Indiana 18 wheeler truck accident with injury and wrongful death cases

If you or someone you know have been injured or killed in an Indiana truck accident, you need the help of  experienced truck accident lawyers. Contact Ward & Ward to arrange a free consultation. We are available to speak with you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Charlie Ward
728 S Meridian St
Indianapolis, IN 46225

Been in an accident?

Call 317-639-9501 today and ask for personal injury lawyer, Charlie Ward.

Call 317-639-9501 today and ask for personal injury lawyer, Charlie Ward.