Birmingham Truck Accident Attorney

A vehicle collision involving a large and heavy 18-wheeler can cause immense physical and emotional injuries. From catastrophic injuries and permanent disabilities to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, truck accident victims and surviving loved ones can deal with the repercussions of a collision for a long time after the crash.

At Wettermark Keith, we have helped truck accident victims throughout Alabama take back their lives for over 50 years combined. We understand how these crash cases work and what victims need to move forward in comfort and confidence. Let us help you fight for your rights against a negligent trucking company. Call (205) 933-9500 today for a free consultation about your personal injury lawsuit in Birmingham.

Why Choose Us?

  • We obtain the best possible verdicts and settlements for clients by negotiating using aggressive legal strategies. We can take truck accident cases to trial in Jefferson County, if necessary.
  • We have the sophisticated legal resources of a corporate firm, with the interactive services and close personal care of a small boutique office. Our lawyers truly care about each client they help.
  • We understand the financial troubles that go with serious truck accidents, so we take clients on a contingency fee basis. We do not charge for legal services unless we secure a settlement or verdict.

How to Protect Yourself Against the Interests of Truck Companies

Trucking corporations throughout the country want to minimize their liability for traffic accidents by disputing claims. They have the resources to hire large and aggressive legal teams to help them refute liability. The best way to hold your own during negotiations with a trucking company’s insurer is by hiring an attorney. A truck accident attorney can help you understand and defend your rights as a crash victim, as well as argue for fair compensation for your damages.

Truck Accident Causes and Common Types

Almost all truck accidents in Birmingham, Alabama are preventable. They happen when the trucking company, its driver, one of its staff members or another party commits an act of negligence, compromising the safety of the entire transport. At Wettermark Keith, we can analyze your truck accident case for free and search for signs of fault. Then, we can help you file a claim against the at-fault party.

  • Truck driver negligence
  • Drowsy driving
  • Broken safety rules or traffic laws
  • Speeding
  • Improper braking
  • Unsafe lane changes/blind spots
  • Dangerous roadways
  • Tire blowouts
  • Defective parts
  • Lost cargo

Negligence and recklessness can cause truck accidents such as rollovers, jackknifes, rear-end collisions, override/underride accidents, lane-change accidents, wide-turn accidents, multi-vehicle accidents, wrong-way accidents, and head-on collisions. Our lawyers can assist you and your family after any type of harmful commercial truck accident in Alabama. We can represent you during settlement negotiations or an injury trial.

Common18-Wheeler Accident Injuries

In our years of experience helping injured crash victims, we’ve represented clients with all types of personal injuries. We can help you and your family regardless of the specifics of your recent injury diagnosis after a commercial vehicle crash.

  • Broken Bones
  • Muscle tears
  • Lacerations
  • Organ damage
  • Internal bleeding
  • Brain damage
  • Spine injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful death

Our truck accident lawyers know how to fight for full compensation for all types of injuries, including permanent disabilities or disfigurement. We can represent you during an injury claim or wrongful death lawsuit depending on your needs and situation. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us after any type of truck collision in Birmingham.

Contact a Local Truck Accident Lawyer Today

Initial consultations with a lawyer from Wettermark Keith are 100% free and don’t come with any obligation to retain our law firm. You can ask the questions on your mind and receive honest, trustworthy answers from a professional who’s on your side. Please call (205) 933-9500 or get in touch online today to schedule a meeting. We might be able to help you hold a trucking company or another party liable for your losses.