Salina KS Truck Accident Attorney
We take your accident seriously right from the start
Injured in an accident caused by a semi-truck on I-70 in Salina? Or perhaps a tractor-trailer crashed into your vehicle on I-135 or Old U.S. 40? Wherever your commercial truck accident happened, make sure you take your crash seriously right from the start. Make sure you talk to a truck accident lawyer at Bretz Injury Law in Salina, Kansas.
We know what we’re doing because we’ve been doing this work for years. We know how to deal with trucking companies. We understand the urgency of such investigations, and we’re prepared to do the work that needs to be done to make things right. That’s why we have such a strong track record in Saline County. Case results truly matter here.
You need to act fast after your truck accident. Trucking companies are only required to keep certain information (including hours of service (HOS) records) for a limited amount of time. After that, they’re legally allowed to destroy such information. Without that data, you could have a hard time winning your case. That’s why we want to get to work on your case right away.
How did your truck accident happen?
Truck accidents happen for many different reasons. When it comes to crashes caused by commercial truck drivers, some of the most common causes include:
- Distracted driving
- Texting while driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel
- Operating under the influence (drugs, alcohol, etc.)
- Truck not loaded properly, resulting in contents of truck shifting
- Driving a poorly maintained truck (bad brakes, bald tires, etc.)
- Inexperienced truck driver who loses control of vehicle
Is this how your truck accident happened? Or did the truck driver do something else to cause your collision? Whatever the circumstances, we’re here to help you hold the truck driver and trucking company accountable for their actions.
What type of truck accident are you dealing with?
Truck accidents can cover a wide range. While no two crashes are ever exactly alike, many accidents caused by tractor-trailers, 18-wheelers and other large trucks often have some things in common. Types of truck accidents we regularly deal with at our law firm include:
- Rear-end truck accidents – Distracted truck drivers often cause these crashes.
- Highway truck accidents – Speeding truck drivers are often to blame.
- Jackknife truck accident – Tractor-trailer’s trailer folds in on itself during accident.
- Rollover truck accident – Truck not loaded properly, resulting in contents shifting.
- Head-on truck collision – Asleep at the wheel truck drivers, distracted truck drivers, etc.
- Underride truck accident – Car becomes trapped underneath trailer.
Truck accidents are complicated. Each one is unique. That’s why it’s critical that you talk to an attorney as soon as possible about all the legal options available to you.
How our truck accident lawyers can help you
Dealing with a truck accident on your own can be very intimidating and very confusing. That’s because you’re often dealing with more than just the driver who caused your crash. You’ll likely need to deal with a trucking company and perhaps other companies as well – from the one that loaded the truck to the one that packaged the merchandise on board.
In each case, each company often has several attorneys working with them. Add in all their insurance companies – and their attorneys as well – and you could find yourself facing a wall of people trying to reduce or deny your accident claim altogether.
That’s not right. That’s why we want to meet with you. We know all the options available to you. We know what evidence matters and how to find it. This includes the truck’s electronic control module (ECM), event data recorder (EDR) and the truck driver’s Hours of Service (HOS) logs. If a truck driver or trucking company broke the law and caused your accident, we will not rest until we uncover the truth.
Put your trust in a Salina truck accident lawyer who will fight for your rights every step of the way. Contact us and schedule your free case evaluation right now or give our Salina office a call at (785) 816-4248.