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New Mexico Tractor Trailer Collisions with Other Commercial Vehicles: Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyers

Proving New Mexico Tractor Trailer Collisions with Other Commercial Vehicles from our Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyers

Large commercial vehicles like tractor trailers, big rigs, 18 wheelers, and other box trucks are big, heavy, and generate significant momentum.  This means in a collision these big trucks cause significant damage in a crash.  But when that collision is between two trucks, it can be more of an explosion between the two tractor trailers.  Truck drivers could be seriously injured or wrongfully killed in a collision with other commercial vehicles.  Our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyers explain some of the serious injuries and liability issues in New Mexico tractor trailer collisions with other commercial vehicles.

Common Injuries from New Mexico Tractor Trailer Collisions with Other Commercial Vehicles

Since two large commercial vehicles colliding together could result in a powerful collision, truck drivers and other motorists near the impact could be seriously injured or wrongfully killed in the collision.  These injuries are likely to be catastrophic and life-changing.  Many injuries are likely to be life-threatening.  Some of the most common injuries include the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries;
  • Spinal cord injuries;
  • Amputations; 
  • Broken bones and fractures;
  • Organ injuries and organ ruptures;
  • Significant lacerations and serious disfigurement;
  • Burn injuries;
  • Chemical injuries;
  • Massive bleeding injuries;
  • Head injuries; 
  • Damage to vision; 
  • Wrongful death; and
  • Many other serious personal injuries.

Liability in New Mexico Tractor Trailer Collisions with Other Trucks

There are many possible ways that a New Mexico tractor trailer collision could be caused.  Issue such as running a stop sign, failing to yield, improper mergers, unsafe lane changes, and other types of negligent conduct could result in liability against the truck driver.  This includes mechanical defects and mistakes in the upkeep of the motor vehicle.  Once liability is proven against a truck driver, it can allow the other truck driver to recover damages for injuries.

But once a personal injury victim has proven liability against the truck driver, a victim may also be able to establish liability against the trucking company.  This is because the trucking company is vicariously liable for the actions of its employees. This includes its employees such as truck drivers and mechanics.  Therefore, negligent conduct by a truck driver which causes a truck crash (like running a red light) and negligent conduct by a mechanic (failing to properly reconnect the brakes) could result in serious liability for the company.

Truck Drivers Hurt by Other Truck Drivers Should Ask Our Law Firm For Help

Trucking accidents with other large commercial trucks are simply explosive and devastating.  Victims are likely to suffer significant and catastrophic injuries.  This means that victims may have life-changing and life-altering injuries due to a truck crash.  Truck drives hurt in 18 wheeler wrecks with other truck drivers may permanently be disabled from work and unable to continue operating commercial vehicles.  This could be life-changing to the entire family as well and result in significant lost future earnings.

If you or a loved one are seriously injured due to Thanksgiving drunk driving accidents, or if a loved one is wrongfully killed, ask our Albuquerque auto accident lawyers to help you.  Call to schedule your FREE appointment with our lawyers at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. by dialing (505) 883-5000.  

We handle causes throughout New Mexico, including Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Roswell, Cuervo, Rio Rancho, Clovis, Farmington, Hobbs, Albuquerque where our office is located, and anywhere else throughout New Mexico.  Please call to schedule for FREE appointment by dialing (505) 883-5000 or contact us through our website’s easy to use and convenient contact box available here.

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