Wide-Turn Truck Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys fight for victims of careless truck drivers

Trucks are about 20-30 times heavier than the average sedan and require a lot more room to maneuver. In particular, trucks must make wide turns. They do not have a turning radius for anything smaller.

When they are making a right turn, it is common for a truck cab to pull out to the next lane over to the left to give the vehicle more room to make the righthand turn. Sometimes a car gets stuck on the right side of a truck making a turn. This is called a “right squeeze” accident.

In wide turn accidents, the trucker is almost always to blame, but don’t expect them or their insurance company to make the process easy on you. The more blame they can heap onto you, the less money they’ll have to pay.

Hoover Rogers Law, LLP fights to protect accident victim rights. When you’re going up against a trucking company, you need the dedicated truck accident lawyers at our firm on your side. Contact us today to discuss your legal options in a free consultation.

Wide-turn truck accident injuries

When done improperly, a wide turn often results in several types of crashes. These include head-on collisions with traffic in the oncoming lane, right squeeze, and right-angle crashes.

The types of injuries commonly associated with wide-turn crashes include:

  • Whiplash
  • Scrapes, cuts, lacerations, punctures
  • Burns
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)
  • Neck and head pain
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Herniated discs
  • Psychological distress like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or increased anxiety and depression
  • Contusions
  • Internal bleeding
  • Broken bones
  • Musculoskeletal injuries

We will get to the bottom of your truck accident

Fault in a wide turn crash is not always obvious.

The rules of the road say that when a semi-truck or other type of big rig is traveling on a two-lane street, the trucker must signal and straddle both lanes to make a wide right turn. Proving negligence requires reconstructing what happened. Did the trucker not see a vehicle that was in the right lane when they tried to make the turn? Or did the hit vehicle try to pass the truck on the right?

The attorneys at Hoover Rogers Law, LLP know how to conduct in-depth investigations that yield important evidence to support your truck accident claim.

Take immediate action to protect your rights

If you were injured in a truck accident, Hoover Rogers Law, LLP can help you pursue compensation for medical bills, vehicle repairs, and lost wages, among other possible damages.

When you send us in to represent your claim, the insurance companies quit playing games and get serious. They’ve faced our attorneys before. They know we are not going to back down. We will take them to court if that’s what it takes to get you the compensation you deserve.

Hoover Rogers Law offers free case evaluations to people who were injured in Wichita Falls and Lawton area accidents. At the no-cost, no-obligation case evaluation we will explain, in plain English, how the law applies to your case and your legal options.

Our truck accident attorneys work on contingency, which means there is no retainer or hourly rate for you to pay. We only get paid if we win.

Contact Hoover Rogers Law, LLP to schedule your free case evaluation. We are ready to hear from you right now.

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