Our Michigan truck accident lawyers represent clients involved in accidents with Swift Transportation trucks and other Swift Transportation vehicles. The company provides delivery services to homes and businesses throughout the entire state of Michigan. Its vehicles can be seen on state highways and city streets on a daily basis.
With more than 16,000 trucks, Swift Transportation is the largest common carrier in the United States. The company is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2016, was founded by Carl Moyes and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Though it started in 1966, the company started as B & C Truck Leasing in the late 1950s, when Moyes lived in Utah.
Common Injuries Caused by Swift Transportation Truck Accidents
The injuries suffered by someone hit by a Swift Transportation vehicle can be devastating. The most common injuries include:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Closed head injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Fractured & broken bones
- Back injury
- Knee injury
- Neck injury
- Shoulder injury (torn rotator cuff)
- Herniated disc injury
- Nerve injuries
- Scars & disfigurements
Do I get Michigan No-Fault Insurance benefits after a Swift Transportation auto accident?
Yes. If you were an insured driver, passenger, motorcyclist, bicyclist, or a pedestrian then you are entitled to no-fault insurance benefits. These benefits include payment of medical expenses, lost wages, household services, and other tremendous benefits. We will assist you with your claims.
Can I sue Swift Transportation for the injuries in the accident?
Swift Transportation drivers who cause an accident that injures an innocent victim can be held accountable for their negligent driving. The company is also legally responsible to any person injured by one of their trucks. These lawsuits seek compensation for pain and suffering, disability, loss of enjoyment of life, and other non-monetary claims.
In cases involving death, the surviving family members can file a wrongful death lawsuit. These lawsuits claim settlements for the pain and suffering caused from the time of accident until the death (even if just a matter of seconds) and the loss of companionship for family members.
Who is the best Michigan Swift Transportation truck accident lawyer?
The best truck and automotive accident attorneys in Michigan at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. also understand trucking company insurance company issues. This knowledge lets us determine all possible insurance policies so that we can get the best settlement for our client. Companies like Swift Transportation which carry trucking insurance policies work to limit the amount of compensation and benefits they pay. It is important to have a lawyer unafraid to take on big insurance companies when you have been injured in a serious truck accident.
What are the lawyer fees for Swift Transportation accident cases?
Our law firm will not charge you any attorney's fees unless you win a settlement. We also pay all court costs and litigation expenses. It literally costs you nothing to get started. If your case is unsuccessful for any reason, you owe us nothing. We put that in writing for you.
Contact Our Michigan Swift Transportation Truck Accident Lawyers
If you or a family member has been injured in an accident involving a Swift Transportation vehicle, call the award-winning Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. law firm at (888) 797-8787 and an attorney will speak with you about your situation. You can also submit the FREE CASE REVIEW form on the side of this page and we will get back to you shortly.