Lafayette Truck Accidents Injury Attorney

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Truckers and trucking companies are required to comply with federal and state trucking regulations. When these regulations go overlooked or ignored, innocent motorists can be seriously injured. Attorney J. Quentin Simon at the J. Minos Simon law firm has substantial knowledge of the regulations and duties imposed upon truckers and trucking companies.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a 18 wheeler accident, we encourage you to seek legal help as soon as possible. Important evidence may be needed to be preserved from the accident scene.

Call the law office of J. Minos Simon, Ltd. today at 337-235-3200 to schedule your free initial consultation. You can also email us at quentin@jminossimon.com and we will be in touch promptly. Contact our truck accident injury office online. 

 

Causes of Trucking Accidents in Louisiana
J. Quentin Simon is dedicated to protecting the rights of injured motorists. Victims of 18-wheeler accidents can sustain serious injuries. Fatalities can also occur. In whatever way your life has been affected by a truck accident, whether you are dealing with permanent injury or want assistance pursuing a wrongful death and/or survival damages claim, you can feel confident choosing our firm.

We understand the ways negligent parties can cause truck accidents. Common causes of truck accidents include the following:

  • Driver fatigue
  • Driving over-hours
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Driving without regard to road conditions
  • Excessive speed
  • Improperly secured load
  • Inadequate pre-trip inspection
  • Irregular truck maintenance
  • Other non-compliance with federal and state trucking regulations
 

Sugar Cane Truck Accident Representation: 
New Iberia and its surrounding communities are a hub for sugar cane activity. In the southwest Louisiana region, sugar cane trucks are a common cause of truck accidents. Often they are not properly lit or they are not properly marked with reflectors making them difficult to see. Because the sugar cane is harvested in the cane fields, the harvesting environment is often muddy causing the roads to become slick with mud and potentially creating a hazardous condition for other motorists.

The law office of J. Minos Simon, Ltd., has a long-standing history of helping injured individuals throughout the Acadiana region. Understanding trucking regulations can be complex. Our firm has the experience to understand the regulations, identify when truckers and trucking companies do not comply with the regulations, and hold truckers and trucking companies accountable for their negligence.

 

Contact a Louisiana Personal Injury Attorney for a Free Consultation
Call 337-235-3200 to schedule a free consultation with J. Quentin Simon at J. Minos Simon Ltd and discuss your potential case. You may also contact our truck accident injury office online via email at quentin@jminossimon.com. All phone messages and emails are promptly returned.

Attorney J. Quentin Simon has extensive knowledge of truck safety laws. Truck accidents can result in serious injury and death. As an injured person, or as the family member of someone who died in a fatal truck accident, it is important to obtain legal help from a lawyer who has significant experience handling truck accident claims and the knowledge to fully understand all components of the truck accident – from its cause to the best strategies for securing fair compensation for your losses.

Were you or your loved one injured in a truck accident? The law office of J. Minos Simon, Ltd., handles truck accidents throughout  Lafayette and the Acadiana region and the state.

Call us today at 337-235-3200 and schedule your free initial consultation. You may also e-mail our firm online or email us quentin@jminossimon.com and we will be in touch promptly. Our firm encourages you to seek legal help as soon as possible after the truck accident. When we have timely access to the accident scene, we can gather and preserve crucial evidence.