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St. Paul Truck Accident Attorneys

Trucks over 10,000 pounds (semis and tractor-trailer) represent only 3% of all registered vehicles but are responsible for more than 25% of vehicle-related deaths. Many of the semi trucks on Minnesota roads are well over 20,000 pounds (80,000 is the federal limit).

Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers Helping Injured Drivers

When a car is struck by a semi or tractor-trailer, the result is often tragic, resulting in either fatalities or catastrophic injuries which will have a lifelong impact on the individual and the family. At Bennerotte & Associates, P.A., we understand the emotional strain these accidents place on victims and family members.

The most common causes of commercial semi-truck accidents are as follows:

  • Inexperienced or lack of training of the truck driver
  • Overworked truck drivers (too many hours on the road)
  • Aggressive or reckless drivers
  • Excessive speeds by the tractor-trailer operators
  • Drivers who fall asleep at the wheel
  • Overloaded or overweight semi trucks
  • Improperly maintained vehicles – defective tires, brakes or lights

Maximizing Damages Against Trucking Companies And Insurance Companies

An injured victim has urgent needs, including reimbursement for medical expenses and replacement of lost wages. A truck accident lawyer with extensive experience advocating on behalf of truck accident victims is a valuable resource and ally. Our lawyers will vigorously and thoroughly investigate the cause of the accident, including retaining accident reconstruction experts and investigators to ensure that critical physical evidence is preserved for litigation. We will obtain all possible insurance coverage for your physical injuries, as well as for payment of medical bills and property damage. Additionally, we work with medical and economic experts to analyze future medical needs and potential lost future income.

Schedule Time For A Consultation Today

Contact Bennerotte & Associates, P.A., to get the legal guidance you need against trucking companies and their insurance companies. We represent truck accident victims on a contingency basis. Lawyer fees are not due until and unless we collect compensation for you. Call us to schedule a free, confidential consultation at 651-364-6807 to meet with a truck accident lawyer you can count on. You may also contact us with our online form.