THOMAS A. SKIDMORE CO., L.P.A.
Akron, Ohio
 (330) 379-2745
Akron Personal Injury Attorney
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TRUCK ACCIDENTS

                                
                          
                                                                               
             Akron Personal Injury Attorney*Large Truck Accidents*Truck Accident Lawyer in Akron

           Each year there is an estimated 3,000 people killed and 80,000 injured in crashes involving large trucks on U.S. highways and roadways.  In Ohio, there were 131 deaths involving large truck crashes in 2010.  Cuyahoga and Trumbull Counties had the highest number of fatalities concerning collisions with large trucks in Ohio.

 

            In large truck collisions, only 14 percent of the deaths consist of drivers of the large trucks.  Seventy-six percent of deaths in large truck collisions consist of occupants of the other vehicle.  If you get tangled up with a large truck on one of Ohio's highways or roads, chances are, you are the one who is going to be injured or killed. 

 

            Akron personal injury attorney, Thomas A. Skidmore, is an experienced personal injury and wrongful death attorney.  Akron personal lawyer, Thomas A. Skidmore, has been an advocate for the injured in Northeast Ohio for 24 years.  Akron truck accident attorney, Thomas A. Skidmore, is familiar with the current federal and state laws and regulations needed to defend the injured in large truck crashes.  Akron personal injury attorney, Thomas A. Skidmore, is familiar with the factors that sometimes cause collisions with large trucks such as:

 

  • Blind spots
  • Poor truck maintenance
  • Truck design flaws
  • Driving too fast for conditions
  • Driver fatigue
  • Unfamiliarity with Ohio roadways
  • Prescription drug use
  • Overloaded trucks
  • Runaway trailers

 

        If you or someone you know has been injured or you know someone who has been killed in a large truck accident, call the experienced Akron personal injury attorney and wrongful death attorney, Thomas A. Skidmore.  Personal injury attorney, Thomas A. Skidmore, has the knowledge and experience to litigate truck accident cases.  Feel free to call Ohio personal injury attorney, Thomas A. Skidmore, for a FREE CONSULTATION at (330) 379-2745

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