Our Michigan truck accident lawyers represent clients in truck accidents involving trucks, cars, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians in Michigan. We are dedicated to protecting your interests and handling your case with personal attention, professionalism, and compassion. We have successfully represented injury and accident victims for over forty years.
Michigan Truck Accident Analysis
The number of truck accidents in Michigan is significant and the injuries from those accidents are often severe. The statistics were tailored by Trucks Involved in Fatal Accidents (TIFA) survey program of the Center for National Truck and Bus Statistics at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
There were a total of 123 fatal truck accidents in the year of 2008 in Michigan. Nationally, the number of persons killed in accidents involving trucks increased from 5,314 in 2002 to 5,537 in 2006. The number of truck drivers killed in traffic accidents increased from 664 in 2002 to 784 in 2006 and an average of 363 pedestrians and 79 cyclists (bicycles, unicycles, tricycles) are killed each year in traffic accidents involving trucks.
Truck Accident Conditions
87.1% of fatal truck accidents occur in "normal" weather conditions. Almost two-thirds of truck accidents occur in rural areas and in daylight. October had the greatest number of fatal accidents occur (522) and January had the fewest (389).
Finding Your Michigan Truck Accident Lawyer
Victims of truck accidents do have legal rights and should pursue them immediately after the accident. When choosing your Michigan lawyer, it is key to choose the right lawyer so that you may receive all of your No-Fault Insurance benefits, including medical expenses, lost wages, attendant care services, and other benefits.
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Contact Your Michigan Truck Accident Lawyer
For more information about your rights after a Michigan truck accident, call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with an experienced truck accident lawyer or simply submit this contact form and someone will call you shortly.
Michigan trucking accident attorneys and Michigan truck accident lawyers representing truck accident injury victims in Michigan truck accident, truck crash, truck injury, big rig accident, 18 wheeler accident, semi truck, semi-truck accident, semi-trailer truck accident, tractor-trailer, cement truck, postal truck, mail truck, utility truck, garbage truck, dump truck, delivery truck, cargo truck, tow truck, and all other truck accidents on Michigan highways, freeways, streets, and roads.
The largest major trucking carriers are Airborne Express, Central Freight Lines, Clark Freight Lines, Contintental Express, Con-Way, Federal Express, JB Hunt, Landstar Ranger, Swift Transportation, UPS Ground Freight, United Parcel Service, Wal-Mart, Werner Enterprises, Yellow Transportation, Overnight Transportation, Celadon, Ryder Integrated Logistics, US Xpress, Roadway Express, New Penn Motor Express, New England Motor Frieght, Bulkmatic Transport Company, ABF Freight System, Estes Express Lines, AAA Cooper Transportation, Convenant Transport Group, U.S. Mail Service, and the largest Michigan Truck Carriers are Alvan Motor Freight Inc., A.D. Transport Express, Inc., ERB International Inc., E.L. Hollingsworth, Inc., Nationwide Truck Brokers, Av Eerden Trucking Co., Point Dedicated Services, Koleaseco, Inc., U.P. Special Delivery, and Jefferson Trucking Company.