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Truck Accidents

Rockville Truck Accident Lawyers

Representing Victims of Semi-Truck & Tractor-Trailer Accidents in the DC Area

After being injured in a truck accident, you may find yourself facing growing medical expenses, missing time from work to recover, and experiencing mental anguish on top of the physical pain of a life-changing injury. If you were not at-fault for the accident, it is likely that you will be considered eligible to pursue compensation for these damages from the liable party.

The Rockville truck accident lawyers at Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC want to help you navigate the legal claims process. We truly care about the Rockville community because it is home to many of our team members. As such, we treat our clients as members of our own family, not as another case file. Our personalized, results-driven approach to legal representation has helped us recover millions upon millions of dollars for injured Maryland residents through personal injury claims.

Find out if you have grounds for a case — contact a Rockville truck accident attorney online today.

Who Can Be Held Accountable for a Truck Accident?

For truck accident claims, there are a few parties that may be held accountable for what happened: the truck driver, the trucking company that employed the driver, or the manufacturer, designer, distributor, or retailer of any defective truck parts that contributed to the collision.

A truck driver will be considered liable should they have committed any of the following negligent or reckless acts leading to the accident:

  • Speeding
  • Driving while fatigued
  • Hauling oversized loads
  • Ignoring traffic laws
  • Ignoring industry regulations
  • Cutting off other drivers on the road
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

The trucking company may be held accountable if any of its policies, work practices, or the like caused the accident, such as:

  • Requiring its drivers to work while fatigued
  • Requiring its drivers to haul oversized loads
  • Failing to ensure its trucks are serviced regularly
  • Failing to adequately train its drivers

Other employees at the trucking company may also be held liable — such as a cargo loader, engineer, or shift manager — if their failure to follow procedure was the source of the accident.

When the primary cause of a truck accident was a defective part, the party responsible for putting that part on the market and into the truck will be held responsible. For instance, if a tire was defectively designed, then the product designer would be considered legally on the hook. In other cases, the manufacturer is to blame for letting a defective truck part slip through the cracks and make it into the consumer’s hands. These types of claims fall under product liability law, an area of practice in which Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC has much experience.

Which Injuries Are Eligible for a Truck Accident Claim?

There is no question that the size of large trucks — big rigs, 18-wheelers, semitrucks, flatbeds, and tractor-trailers — can cause catastrophic injuries in the event of an accident. A few examples of injuries that truck accident victims tend to seek compensation and justice for include:

Choosing a Rockville Truck Accident Lawyer

When it comes to choosing which Rockville truck accident firm to work with, it is important to consider the careers of all the firm’s lawyers. When you work with one lawyer, you are actually working with the firm’s entire legal team, as a lawyer will often consult their colleagues in building your case to ensure all points are effectively covered and addressed. That is why you should make sure that you can trust the firm as a whole.

Alpert Schreyer Poe, LLC has a staff of accomplished attorneys who have successfully handled countless truck accident cases throughout the state of Maryland and in Washington, D.C. Two of our past case victories include a $2 million resolution to a commercial vehicle collision claim in favor of our client and a $750,000 resolution to a case in which a truck driver illegally parked at an intersection and caused the death of another truck’s passenger. Please note: Past results do not guarantee that your case will be concluded in your favor; they only serve to showcase the depth and extent of our experience.

Work with attorneys who have the knowledge and skill to represent you in your claim. We will fight to win you the maximum amount of compensation to which you are legally entitled, which could potentially include lost wages, pain and suffering, short- or long-term disability accommodations, medical expenses, and more.

Call a Rockville truck accident attorney at (301) 812-4777 today. Let us fight for your justice.

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Our victories

Real Results, Real Recoveries
  • $2,600,000 Jury Verdict for Road Hazard in Baltimore City
  • $2,000,000 Collision with Commercial Vehicle
  • $1.8 Million Car Accident Verdict
  • $1.7 Million Car Accident Verdict
  • $1,200,000 September 11 Attack in Pentagon, Arlington Virginia
  • $1,100,000 Collision with Underinsured Driver
  • $1,100,000 Drowning Settlement
  • $1,100,000 Hydraulic Lift Failure
  • $1,000,000 Wrongful Death Insurance Coverage
  • $800,000 Tow Truck Crash in Waldorf
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Why hire our firm?

Representation. Results. Recovery. 
  • Experienced Guidance

    We have over 30 years of experience serving injured clients across Maryland and DC.

  • Concierge Level of Service

    We are willing to visit injury victims at their homes if they are severely injured or bereaved.

  • No Upfront Fees

    We are so confident in our abilities that we do not charge a legal fee unless you receive compensation.

  • Fearless Advocacy

    We are not afraid to battle any party, whether big or small, both in and out of the courtroom.

  • Legal Insight

    We commit to staying up-to-date on the latest developments in Maryland injury law.

  • Esteemed Reputation

    We have a sterling reputation in the community & among our peers in the legal field.

SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION If you’ve been injured in an accident, contact us today. Our experienced, tenacious attorneys will help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.