Truck Accidents

Las Vegas Truck Accident Lawyer Ready To Fight For You

tax-crimesPaul Padda: A highly skilled legal professional who handles injuries and fatalities involving big rigs, 18-wheelers, delivery trucks and other commercial vehicles

Paul Padda believes accident victims deserve high quality legal advice after a serious truck accident. A former federal prosecutor, attorney Padda believes strongly in protecting the public from all types of dangers, including negligent trucking companies. He is honored to work with victims of truck accidents in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada.

At Paul Padda Law, we know your case is more than about money. It’s about justice. It’s about sending a message that negligence by truck drivers and trucking companies will not be tolerated in Nevada.

Truck Accident Injuries

Large trucks like tractor trailers and 18-wheelers often cause severe accidents with catastrophic and even fatal injuries. A big-rig truck can weigh more than 80,000 pounds and be 20 times larger than a passenger vehicle. And because many truck accidents occur on highways involving speeding trucks, the results can be devastating. With so much at stake, it’s critical you have an experienced Las Vegas truck accident lawyer working on your case. We can work with you every step of the way, helping you pursue compensation for your medical bills, lost wages and other accident-related damages.

Truck accident claims require an immediate and thorough investigation of the facts. These complex cases often require the hiring of someone who specializes in accident reconstruction. We may need to examine the truck’s “black box” data and survey the road and accident scene. Such claims require a full understanding of the state and federal regulations that may apply.

“Should I hire a lawyer after a truck accident?” and other common questions

People routinely have many questions after a truck or bus accident. Finding accurate, honest answers can often be difficult. That’s why we’re honored to share our knowledge of truck accidents with you. We acquired this knowledge through years of working on many truck accident cases in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. We take our work seriously. That’s because we know the stakes are so high in such cases.

If you do not see the answer to a question you have about truck accidents below, please feel free to contact us. Our attorneys are eager to share our knowledge with you and help you resolve any legal issues you might have in association with your truck accident.

What are the common causes of truck accidents?

There are many different causes of truck accidents in Las Vegas, Nevada. Some of the most common ones our Las Vegas truck accident attorneys deal with at Paul Padda Law include:

  • Distracted Truck Drivers
  • Tired Truck Drivers
  • Overloaded Trucks
  • Speeding Truckers
  • Poor Truck Maintenance
  • Unqualified Truck Driver

Truck accidents might seem similar, but each accident is unique. That’s why we work closely with clients to develop a strategy that addresses their specific legal needs.

What are the most common types of truck accidents?

Some of the most common types of truck accidents are also some of the most severe ones. These include:

  • Jackknife truck accidents
  • Defective truck part accident
  • Defective truck brake accidents
  • Wide turn truck accidents
  • Truck rollovers
  • Rear-end collisions
  • Underride accidents (where the smaller vehicle goes under the trailer of the truck)

Whatever type of truck accident you’re dealing with, take your accident seriously right from the start. Contact Paul Padda Law.

How are truck accidents different from car accidents?

Unlike car accidents, you often do not deal with just another driver and his or her insurance company after a truck accident. Instead, truck accidents often involve several different companies. There’s the company that owns the truck’s cab itself. Sometimes, a different company owns the trailer. And the contents of the trailer itself might even involve a third corporation. And a fourth company might be responsible for loading the contents and a fifth company for unloading the truck. And in each case, there are often several different insurance companies and lawyers involved, representing each company’s interests. That’s why it’s critical that you have someone you can trust on your side looking out for your best interests.

Should I file a lawsuit after a truck accident?

Deciding whether to file a lawsuit after a truck accident can be a challenging decision. You have many legal options available to you after a truck accident. We suggest talking to someone you can trust who understands the law and understands the different options available to you. We can also help your family file a wrongful death lawsuit or claim if a loved one died in a truck accident.

Should I hire a lawyer after a truck accident?

Yes. Having an attorney familiar with truck accidents working for you can make a dramatic difference. An experienced Las Vegas truck accident lawyer can thoroughly investigate your accident and hold the truck driver and/or trucking company responsible for your accident. You have too much riding on the outcome of your accident. Make sure you contact us as soon as possible.

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