Truck Accidents

Columbia Truck Accident Attorney

Providing Tractor-Trailer Collision Services Throughout Maryland

Truckers and trucking companies are required to comply with federal and state trucking regulations. This includes rules regarding load requirements, speed and lane restrictions, and driving-time requirements (to mitigate driver fatigue). When they fail to abide by these rules, they put innocent motorists in harm’s way and risk causing severe and potentially fatal injuries. If you or a family member sustained an injury in a collision with a tractor-trailer (or semi-truck) on a Maryland roadway, Smith Law Firm, LLC has the skills and resources to effectively handle your claim. We can help you pursue compensation for your physical injuries, as well as any pain and suffering, emotional trauma, lost wages, earning potential, and property damages. 

Contact us using our online form or call (410) 441-5054 to request a consultation with our Columbia truck accident attorney.

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Maryland Trucking Collisions 

Smith Law Firm, LLC’s truck accident lawyer in Columbia, MD, has been protecting the rights of injured clients for more than 40 years. He has extensive experience addressing the many issues involved in truck accident claims. He has access to a vast network of experts who can investigate the scene of your trucking accident. Whether you’ve been injured on Baltimore Beltway, Washington Beltway, 1-695, I-495, I-95, I-70, or I-83, we can coordinate efforts to uncover the true causes of your collision. 

What are Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Maryland? 

Common causes of truck accidents include: 

  • Driver fatigue
  • Defective equipment
  • Improper lane changes
  • Cutting off another driver
  • Rear-ending another driver
  • Improper background checks 

Pursuing a Semi-Truck Collision Settlement

Because of their sheer size, trucks can cause significant vehicular impacts and frequently result in traumatic personal injuries and even wrongful death. For example, a brain, spinal cord, or general back injury could require significant complications, lengthy medical treatment plans, physical therapy, and a whole range of other expenses. We’ve worked on so many of these cases that we have a good understanding of the process you must go through to check for and receive a diagnosis for underlying and long-term injuries. We can help you more accurately determine the compensation you need to cover your economic and non-economic damages. 

Top Rated Tractor Trailer Collision Legal Services

Our long list of professional awards and achievements includes being named a Maryland Super Lawyer and a Million Dollar Advocate (awarded to fewer than 1% of U.S. attorneys who have obtained multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements). We have also received a Client’s Choice Award from Avvo (based on average client reviews of 5/5 stars), as well as an AV-Preeminent™* peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (every years since 1988); and, finally, our truck accident lawyer has been recognized as one of the 10 Best Attorneys in the State of Maryland in Client Satisfaction, by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. We point out all this to say that, when you work with our firm, you are partnering with a team that is genuinely committed to providing you with knowledgeable legal counsel and an excellent client experience. 

Whether it was a trucking accident, car collision, drunk driving crash, motorcycle wreck, or some combination of these, you can trust that we’ll work diligently toward preserving important evidence and getting you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Based in Columbia, MD, we serve clients all over the state, including Montgomery County, Baltimore, Mt. Airy, and Frederick

If you have been injured in a tractor-trailer collision, we encourage you to contact our firm by calling (410) 441-5054 as soon as possible. Our Columbia truck accident attorney will swiftly get to work on your case. 

    "I just wanted to express my deep appreciation for the representation that you and your staff provided for me."

    - Alex K.

    "Your trial skills are outstanding. I went to court with confidence."

    - Ruth P.

    "Gratitude just doesn’t seem to express the depth of what I feel. I’ve felt like a baby bird that had been hurled from its nest in the midst of a hurricane."

    - Denise B.

    "After all is said and done, we feel truly blessed to have found such an experienced, knowledgeable and caring attorney to entrust our welfare to."

    - B. A. J.

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