Posted On: April 20, 2010 by Steven J. Malman

Joliet, Illinois Semi-Truck Crash Causes Injury

A Joliet semi-trailer crash involving two large trucks has one trucker to the hospital. The Will County semi-truck accident happened on April 9 on Interstate 80.

According to police, the rear-end truck crash happened because a bobtail did not slow down with the rest of traffic, rear-ending another semi-truck that was pulling a trailer. The driver of the bobtail sustained a broken femur. He was also cited for failing to reduce speed to avoid an accident. Two other people who were involved in the truck crash denied medical help.

Chicago, Illinois Truck Accidents
If you were injured in an Illinois semi-truck crash that you believe was caused by the truck driver, you should speak with an experience Chicago truck crash law firm right away. Trucking companies are experts when it comes to minimizing liability and it is important that you document the evidence and get someone immediately working on your case. Do NOT settle with a trucking company’s insurer until you’ve explored all legal options.

Chicago truck crashes can lead to serious injuries. In some cases, symptoms of an injury may not appear. In other cases, the physical repercussions are immediate. Traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, head injuries, internal injuries, paralysis, crashed bones, amputated limbs, and other serious injuries can result.

Truckers are also at risk of becoming injury victims during an Illinois truck crash. It is important that you explore your legal options.

One hurt in as two semis collide on I-80, Suburban Chicago News, April 10, 2010

Related Web Resources:
Large Truck Crash Causation Study, NHTSA, August 2006 (PDF)

Truck Driver Regulations, FMCSA

The best way to determine whether you have grounds for filing a Chicago truck accident lawsuit is to call the Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates, PC today.

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