Colorado Springs Truck Driving Accident Attorneys

Truck accidents can have devastating consequences for victims and their families. Trucks often carry heavy loads of equipment and materials that can lead to substantial property damage and severe injuries that can last a lifetime.

If you were hurt in a truck accident because of someone else’s careless or reckless behavior, you deserve justice. Our Colorado Springs truck accident lawyer team is ready to help you fight for maximum compensation for your injuries and suffering.

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How do I know if I need a lawyer after a truck accident?

If you have more than minor injuries and property damage after a truck accident in Colorado Springs, you should consider working with a lawyer specializing in large truck crash claims. Hiring a personal injury attorney gives you a better chance of getting the full value of your losses because they understand the legal strategies that will make your claim a success. If you choose to go it alone, you could make mistakes or missteps that will change the outcome of your case significantly.

A truck accident attorney also means you have a legal team working on your behalf while you focus on recovering from your injuries. You may have a long road ahead to get back to full health, so it’s worth it to have a trusted lawyer on your side to focus on your legal claim.

Accidents involving commercial trucks and other large vehicles can do a lot of damage to motor vehicles on the road. Unfortunately, they may even cause a fatal crash depending on the road conditions. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) shares statistics that show the many causes of truck accidents, including:

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) adds that defective safety features and long driving hours also contribute to crashes. When your injuries and suffering were caused by another party’s negligence, contact our Colorado Springs semi truck accident lawyers to help you get justice.

Working with an experienced truck accident attorney can give you leverage over insurance companies that don’t always treat accident victims fairly. You’ll have knowledgeable and skilled professionals by your side who understand the laws regarding your situation. Our team will:

  • Gather evidence of what happened and what led to the accident
  • Prove all the elements of negligence in your case
  • Fully value your losses to include all qualifying damages in your claim
  • Speak to the insurance company adjusters on your behalf
  • Aggressively negotiate for a fair settlement amount
  • When necessary, take your case to trial to secure maximum compensation
  • Give you sound legal advice and guidance throughout the process

If your case involves large trucks, a commercial vehicle, tractor-trailers, or a negligent truck driver, our team of semi-truck accident lawyers represents victims with no upfront fees or hidden costs. Our passion is justice, and we’ll fight for your every step of the way. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation to see how we can help.

After a crash with a truck, bus, or other large vehicle, it’s essential to ensure your safety and take the right steps to put you in a good position to take legal action. You should:

  1. Where possible, pull over or move to a safe location away from traffic and other cars.
  2. Call 911 and get medical assistance for yourself or others who were hurt in the crash.
  3. Do your best to take pictures and videos of road conditions, property damage, and injuries.
  4. Collect contact information from the other parties involved, including witnesses.
  5. File an official accident report.
  6. Contact your insurance company to inform them of the accident.
  7. Follow all medical advice and treatment plans.
  8. Consult with an experienced truck accident attorney to learn your legal options.
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Truck accident injuries are often more severe than other car collisions because of the size and weight of these large vehicles. Victims may suffer from the following:

Accident victims can claim compensation for all the ways they’ve suffered as a result of the crash, including economic and non-economic damages. You may recover:

  • Medical bills
  • Future medical care expenses
  • Property damage
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of future earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional anguish
  • Mental health expenses
  • Punitive damages (in some cases)

If you have questions, contact our team in Colorado Springs to schedule a free case evaluation. We’ll determine what damages you can claim and how much your case may be worth.

It’s not always the truck driver who is at fault for a crash involving a commercial vehicle. There are others who may have played a part in what led to the collision. Some other parties who may be responsible for the truck accident are:

  • The company that hired or trained the driver
  • The trucking company that owns the vehicle
  • The manufacturer of the truck
  • The repair company that services the truck
  • The truck-loading company
  • Another driver involved in the crash

When a truck accident ends in tragedy, families are left in an impossible position. Their lives are instantly changed by the loss of their loved one, and they deserve compensation for the injustice that took their family member.

If you lost a loved one in a truck accident, you can bring a legal claim on your family member’s behalf. You can recover the same damages your loved one could have claimed if they had lived, as well as:

Colorado law limits the timeframe during which you can bring a legal claim after an accident. The statute of limitations on wrongful death claims in Colorado is two years. In other words, family members of the wrongful death victim have two years to claim compensation for their losses. The two years start from the accident victims’ deaths, not the day the truck accidents occurred.

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If you need the best truck accident attorney Colorado Springs has to offer, Bachus & Schanker has helped recover over $1 billion in settlements and verdicts for our clients. We have decades of combined experience and a team of skilled litigators who focus exclusively on personal injury claims. Our practice is built on justice, compassion, and dedication to our clients and their families in the Colorado Springs community. To learn more about our services, schedule a free consultation.


Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts 2020. (2020).

Safety defects and long hours contribute to large truck crashes. (2016).


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