Omaha Truck Accident Attorneys
The condition of tires on a commercial truck are absolutely crucial for the safe operation of the vehicle. If truck tires are manufactured defectively or not properly maintained, they can explode suddenly, throwing debris into the road and causing the trucker to lose control. The result can be serious injuries suffered by other motorists and motorcyclists.
If you or someone you love was hurt in a truck accident caused by a tire blowout, come to Burnett Wilson Law for legal representation. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, but the path to getting it may be complicated and meet with resistance from the trucking company and its insurance company. Our tire blowout accident lawyers in Omaha have the experience and know-how to stand up for your rights in the most complex of injury cases.
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Injuries Suffered in Tire Blowout Accidents
A tire blowout will make it extremely difficult for the truck driver to maintain control of their vehicle. They may notice the tire burst and slam the brakes, which can actually worsen the situation due to the sudden shift in momentum. On the other hand, the trucker might not notice one of their vehicle’s many tires has blown out and keep driving, risking a crash whenever they apply the brakes, accelerate, or turn.
A truck accident caused by a tire blowout may cause the following injuries to others:
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
- Spinal cord injuries
- Permanent disfigurement
Who is Liable for a Tire Blowout Accident?
In many cases, responsibility in a tire blowout truck accident is not straightforward or easy to determine. It may be shared between the trucking company that did not inspect the tires before a lengthy drive and the tire manufacturer that might have produced a defective tire for sale. Rather than trying to sort through the details of liability on your own, allow Burnett Wilson Law to do it for you. We get right to work pinpointing liability and seeking full compensation on your behalf while you rest as best you can after your accident.
Call (402) 810-8611 to arrange a free case evaluation with our Omaha truck accident lawyers.
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