Commercial vehicle accident lawyers in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia serving victims of commercial vehicle accidents
Every year, thousands of Americans are tragically injured in serious accidents involving commercial vehicles. Victims and their surviving family members are left to pick up the pieces, often without any direction of where to turn. The Cochran Firm, D.C. regularly represents injured car crash victims and their families. Our attorneys fight for our clients’ legal rights and work to get them the compensation they need.
The Cochran Firm, D.C. understands the challenges commercial vehicle accident injury victims and their families face following a serious incident. Whether you or your family are left with hospital bills, medical expenses, funeral costs, or reeling from a loss of income, our attorneys will help you get the compensation you deserve.
Following an accident with a commercial vehicle, you may be offered a settlement which may not cover all of your emotional and financial damages. Filing a lawsuit against the owners and operators of the commercial vehicle can help you get compensation for your pain and suffering, lost wages incurred, medical expenses, and any long term medical care you may need.
Companies who own commercial vehicles may be underwritten by powerful insurance companies with aggressive legal representation. Retaining a seasoned and dedicated attorney willing to go toe to toe with a defendant trucking company and its insurance company can give you the best chance and making yourself whole again and moving on with your life after the accident.
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Investigating commercial vehicle accidents
There are a myriad of complex local, state, and federal regulations governing commercial vehicles like 18-wheelers, garbage trucks, tour buses, city buses, and work vehicles. The Cochran Firm, D.C.’s truck accident attorneys will examine if the commercial vehicle involved in your accident was in compliance with safety, environmental, and other regulations. Owners of commercial vehicles may be held liable for their non-compliance with laws or inability to perform routine maintenance of important safety equipment.