Trucking Accidents

Illinois Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Lake County is home to several interstates and major roadways that are travelled by many large commercial trucks.  Due to the sheer size of these vehicles, accidents involving large commercial trucks can have devastating results.  The Lake County trucking accident attorney Bogdan Martinovich has experience representing victims of all kinds of motor vehicle accidents, including accidents involving large commercial trucks, as well as alcohol-related accidentspedestrian accidents, accidents due to cell phone use, and accidents with uninsured/underinsured motorists.

Knowledge of the Legal Obligations of Trucking Companies and Truck Drivers

Trucking companies are obligated to maintain their vehicles in safe working condition.  Truck drivers are responsible for obeying the rules of the road and operating their vehicles in a safe manner.  If the trucking company or truck driver fails to comply with their obligations, they could be liable in a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.

Ability to Assess the Cause of Truck Accidents

There are many possible causes for a trucking accident, including:

  • Driver fatigue
  • Speeding or reckless driving
  • Inattentive driving or other driver errors
  • Alcohol-related accidents
  • Improper training
  • Improper maintenance and use of truck
  • Failure to comply with safety regulations

It is important to understand the cause of the trucking accident in order to determine the damages and compensation to which you may be entitled.  If you or a loved one has been the victim of a trucking accident, the skilled Lake County truck accident attorney Bogdan Martinovich will work with the appropriate truck accident investigators and medical personnel in order to assemble the evidence necessary to support your claim.

Experience Dealing with Insurance Companies

As an experienced Lake County truck accident attorney Bogdan Martinovich is familiar with the procedures and tactics of insurance companies.  He understands that the insurance companies retained by trucking companies are in the business of making a profit and providing a formulaic approach to determine compensation.  Bogdan Martinovich will tirelessly work to ensure that your rights are protected and that the individual merits of your case are considered.

Contact Us for a Free Consultation

If you or a loved one has been injured in a trucking accident, contact the skilled Lake County motor vehicle accident attorney Bogdan Martinovich for a free consultation regarding your rights and remedies following your truck accident.