Illinois Truck Driver Fatigue Attorneys
Hit by a Truck Driver Who Was Asleep at the Wheel? Call Our Attorneys
Truck drivers are known to be on the road for long hours, driving at high speeds on the Interstate. This poses a serious hazard for other passengers and drivers on the road, especially those in SUVs or smaller vehicles. If you or someone you love was recently involved in a truck accident, you want to know whether a fatigued or negligent driver caused your accident. At Salvi & Maher, L.L.C., our attorneys offer strategic, aggressive advocacy to protect the rights of truck accident victims.
You deserve to know the cause of your accident. Every driver or trucking company deserves to take responsibility for negligence. Call 847-662-3303 for a free consultation or contact our Illinois truck driver fatigue lawyer by e-mail.
Know Your Rights. Recover the Compensation You Deserve.
Being involved in a serious trucking accident is traumatic and can have a serious impact on the rest of your life. When you or someone you love suffers an injury, you want an experienced attorney who can take action, investigate the cause of the accident, and pursue your rights to recovery. We will work with experts, review police reports and analyze log books and drivers' records to determine whether the driver responsible was fatigued, over the legal hour limit, or using drugs.
We are experienced with truck accidents involving:
- Drivers asleep at the wheel
- Fatigued or overtired drivers
- Violations of federal motor carrier safety rules
- Drug use on the road
- Medical conditions, including sleep apnea and thyroid disease
Federal Trucking Regulations
Federal laws regulate the number of hours truckers can spend driving without rest. When a trucker is overworked, he or she may create severely dangerous conditions for other drivers. Our attorneys will investigate your case and pursue claims against all responsible parties, including both negligent drivers and negligent trucking companies.
Schedule Your Free Consultation
Set up a free initial consultation at one of our three convenient Lake County-area locations in Wheaton, Waukegan and Richmond by contacting us online or by phone at 847-662-3303. We only charge attorneys' fees and associated costs if we recover a verdict or settlement in your favor.