New Orleans Truck Accident Lawyer
Dedicated Accident and Injury Attorneys Serving Victims throughout Louisiana
If you have been hurt in a truck accident it is important that you get in touch with a trusted and caring New Orleans personal injury lawyer who you can rely on to get you through this difficult experience. My name is Tom Shlosman and I am an experienced and tenacious personal injury attorney. My commitment to my clients is unsurpassed. You can lean on me during this tough time: I’m prepared to help you face this situation and pursue the just outcome to which you are entitled.
CAUSES OF TRUCK ACCIDENTS IN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA
Many truck accidents are caused by negligent or reckless driving behaviors, such as:
- Driving while distracted by texting, eating, or a phone conversation
- Driving over the speed limit or too fast for weather conditions
- Disregarding the Hours of Service regulations for truck drivers, resulting
in fatigued driving or falling asleep behind the wheel
- Overloaded or improperly loaded vehicles
- Aggressive driving including unsafe lane changes and tailgating
- Driving while under the influence of drugs and / or alcohol
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations require companies and drivers involved in commercial trucking to exercise safe practices that protect others on the road. When these stipulations aren’t met, the results can be deadly.
Drivers of smaller vehicles — which usually weigh around 3,000 pounds — are put in grave danger by big rigs, which often weigh 80,000 pounds, when truck drivers are unprofessional or reckless.
CALL A TRUSTED NEW ORLEANS TRUCK ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
If you or a loved one suffered injuries caused by the negligence or lawless behavior of a truck driver, I encourage you to get in touch with my office as soon as possible. Contact the Shlosman Law Firm as soon as possible.
Schedule a complimentary case evaluation and learn more about how I am prepared to help you win your case.