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Baton Rouge Truck Accident Attorneys

Accidents caused by 18-wheelers and other commercial vehicles are becoming more and more common. Almost daily we hear about wrecks involving semi trucks on our Interstates and surface roads, such as I-10, I-12, I-49, I-110 and the Mississippi River Bridge. With the increasing population of Baton Rouge and the surrounding communities, poorly designed intersections have become accident magnets.

At Duncan & Simon, our goal is to make legal services accessible. We offer a free initial consultation where you can discuss your legal concerns with one of our skilled lawyers. Please call our office at 225-341-7187 or 1-866-920-5654 or send an e-mail message.

What are the major causes of trucking accidents?

Unfortunately, many semi-truck drivers have become bullies on the roads. They drive aggressively and do not yield to passenger vehicles. As a result, daily news reports include mention of trucking accidents more frequently than ever before and victims are sustaining serious bodily injuries or even death Truck accidents can also be caused or made more serious by:

  • Speeding and other negligent acts
  • Distracted driving, drinking or drug use
  • Fatigued or exhausted drivers
  • Drivers pressured by trucking companies to drive to far, too long or too fast
  • Improper loading or failure to warn of hazardous materials
  • Failed maintenance
  • Defective trucking parts

Intensive investigations to protect your rights and claims

Truck accidents can result in some of the most catastrophic and serious injuries on the road. Even at low speeds, 18-wheelers and other commercial trucks can cause catastrophic and fatal injuries. When you or someone you love suffers as the result a truck accident, it is important to consult with an experienced and trusted law firm. At Duncan & Simon, our attorneys will work aggressively to maximize your recovery after an accident. Read more about our successfully handled claims.

Attorney Jay Simon spent more than 20 years in the trucking industry, both as a driver and a supervisor. He has detailed knowledge of trucking industry regulations, such as those regarding required record keeping, the hours commercial drivers can be on the road, proper loading, overweight trucks, and transportation of hazardous materials. His insider experience is extremely useful in our investigation of truck accidents.

While big trucking companies and insurance carriers will seek ways to limit your claims, our attorneys will pursue necessary evidence to document the extent of your injuries and losses. We will collect medical documentation, police reports, witness statements and physical evidence in your case. Insurance carriers know that we have done our homework in proving every claim.

We are experienced in 18-wheeler and truck accident claims involving:

Let us cut the trucking bullies down to size

If you have been injured in a truck accident, we can help. Through aggressive investigation, we can discover whether the driver was negligent — or if the truck was not properly maintained or loaded. With a thorough investigation, our attorneys can build a solid case for appropriate compensation.

Contact Duncan & Simon to schedule a free initial consultation with our Baton Rouge Louisiana lawyers. Call 225-341-7187 or 1-866-920-5654 or e-mail our office. We are ready to work for you.

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Duncan & Simon, L.L.C.
8480 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Suite G
Baton Rouge, LA 70810-2879

Phone: 225-341-7187
Toll Free: 1-866-920-5654
Fax: 225-768-7804

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