Our firm represents individuals and families in St. Louis, and throughout the states of Missouri and Illinois who have been harmed by serious truck accidents. Large trucks weigh far more than other vehicles on the roads. When accidents occur involving tractor trailers and semis, they often result in catastrophic injuries or deaths to other motorists in smaller vehicles.
Because of the severe harm that large trucks can cause, trucking companies and commercial truck drivers are required to carry much higher amounts of insurance coverage than other motorists, so high money damages are often recoverable.
Each large truck accident has a unique set of facts and contributing factors. It is important that you have a lawyer experienced with truck accidents and knowledgeable about the laws that apply to these types of cases. With hard work and skilled negotiation, the personal injury law firm of Sansone & Lauber have obtained numerous large settlements on behalf of accident victims and their loved ones, including multi-million dollar settlements.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident involving an 18-wheeler, we are available to review the specifics of the accident and discuss your legal options. Our consultation is free. We represent truck accident victims on a contingency fee basis. We do not get paid unless we obtain compensation for you. Call us at 314-863-0500 to discuss your case.
Our St. Louis Truck Accident Lawyer Can Help
We will investigate the truck accident thoroughly, interview witnesses, and get relevant trucking company maintenance records and driver logs. We know what questions to ask and understand the importance of moving quickly to secure evidence before it is lost. If the truck accident is complicated, we may work with a traffic reconstruction expert to pinpoint how the accident occurred.
Truck accident claims may involve multiple insurance companies representing a trucking company, a truck driver and cargo shipper or parts manufacturer. Through our investigation, we will identify all the potentially responsible parties, their insurers and the policy limits of their insurance coverage.
We will review the medical records related to your injuries to determine the extent of your medical bills. If the truck accident leaves you with a permanent disability or ongoing medical needs, we will make an estimate of future medical costs or modifications needed to your home required because of your injury.
We will submit a claim to the insurance company of the at-fault truck driver, trucking company or other responsible party and seek full compensation for your injuries and other losses. We will negotiate with the insurance companies so that you can focus on your recovery.
We will keep you informed of our progress on your case and notify you of any settlement offers that we receive. When an insurer puts a settlement offer on the table, we will share with you our perspective based on having handled numerous accident settlements about whether the offer represents a fair value. If the insurance company refuses to offer a fair settlement, we will file a personal injury lawsuit and use our trial skills to pursue justice in the appropriate court in Missouri or Illinois.