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Large Truck Accidents

A high percentage of traffic crashes and deaths involve large trucks. A large truck is any truck whose vehicle weight is over 10,000 pounds. Because of their size, crashes involving large trucks are more likely to result in serious injury and death than are car crashes. Large trucks are more likely to be involved in multiple-vehicle crashes than are passenger cars. Both Federal and state regulations govern trucking and cover areas such as safety of equipment and hours of the drivers. Trucking companies are required to keep records of such information and it will be necessary to find and research such records. Poor equipment and driver fatigue can be causes of such crashes, and a careful study of the trucking company records may be needed to determine if negligence has occurred.

If you or a loved one is in need of legal assistance, call Attorney, Tim Mahoney at 815-656.4600, or email him at tim@mahoneymahoney.com. The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to handle your case, we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary recovery of funds. In many cases, a lawsuit must be filed before an applicable expiration date, known as a statute of limitations. Please call right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation.

Award-Winning
Settlements

$8,000,000 personal injury settlement reached by Attorney Tim Mahoney against Schneider Trucking.

$4,000,000 wrongful death lawsuit filed against the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Department by Attorney Tim Mahoney and Coplan & Crane as co-counsel.

$1,100,000 personal injury settlement reached by Attorney Tim Mahoney on behalf of the estate of a grandmother in a fatal motor vehicle accident.