18-Wheeler Jackknife Accidents

Truck Wreck Jackknife Accident

When a commercial truck jackknifes, it can become a very scary experience. If one occurs then most likely the driver has lost control of his truck.  According to statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration there were over 500,000 commercial vehicle and truck accidents, including jackknifes, across the United States in 2010.

When a jackknife occurs and there are smaller vehicles around the truck, it can be extremely scary and cause major injuries and damage. When a big truck loses control the trailer of the truck keeps moving and starts to slide around the truck. When this happens, if other cars are around the truck, it can hit them can cause major problems. The drivers of the smaller vehicles may end up severely injured from a jackknifed truck.

Jackknife accidents are attributed to:

Medical treatments for jackknife accidents could include:

If you have been a victim of a jackknifed truck accident, then call the law office of Richard Mather today. You are entitled to fair compensation for your injuries and any damages you have experienced. Contact us today and know that you case will be handled with skill and care and we will fight aggressively to get you all the money you are entitled to. Call us now!