Common Types of Trucking Accident Claims

Accident Lawyers in Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree and Marion, South Carolina

South Carolina truck accident causesAfter getting injured in an accident involving a tractor-trailer, who do you turn to for compensation? Trucking operations have powerful insurance companies backing them, but an experienced lawyer can help you fight for maximum compensation for all of your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

At Whetstone Perkins & Fulda, our experienced lawyers handle all types of truck accident claims. The crashes that injure our clients are those caused by someone else's negligence. It may be the truck driver who is responsible for the carelessness leading to the crash, although it can also be traced back to the trucking company, loading company or other parties in certain cases.

Some of the most common causes of truck accidents we see at our law firm are:

  • Truck driver fatigue
  • Truck driver intoxication/inebriation
  • Speeding
  • Overloaded truck cargo
  • Unbalanced truck cargo
  • Defective truck parts
  • Distracted truck driver
  • Aggressive or reckless driving

If you think the crash that injured you was caused by someone else's carelessness, we urge you to contact our attorneys. We can investigate the circumstances to determine who is responsible. We do not stop fighting until the best possible outcome has been reached.

For a free case evaluation, please call Whetstone Perkins & Fulda at 803-799-9400. Our lawyers in South Carolina have a history of successful verdicts and settlements, and we are prepared to fight even the most powerful insurance companies. We have office locations in Kingstree, Columbia and Myrtle Beach.