Reno Truck Accident Lawyer on Your Side

When truck accidents occur in Nevada, they often result in severe, sometimes permanent injuries, property damage, and sometimes even fatalities. The loss that truck accident victims endure is often life changing, and while we can’t erase the trauma that you or your loved one has experienced, our law firm is dedicated to helping victims like you obtain justice.

Truck Accident Cases

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that approximately 73,000 large trucks were involved in injury crashes in the U.S. in 2013, and another 3,906 were involved in truck accidents so severe that they resulted in fatalities. Common causes of these truck crashes include:

In the United States, there are special rules that apply to commercial trucks and their drivers, and there are numerous regulations in place that are designed to help keep innocent drivers and their passengers safe. When a truck driver, trucking company or large truck manufacturer violates these rules and an accident occurs, they typically have an insurance adjuster at the scene within the hour. These adjusters are notorious for destroying log books, tampering with the Electronic Control Module (ECM) that records the events leading up to the crash, and altering other evidence. Therefore it is important that you contact a truck accident lawyer who is familiar with the laws surrounding large trucks and the accident investigation process as quickly as possible.

Don’t Become Another Victim of the Cruel Tactics of Truckers’ Insurance Companies

In many cases, insurance adjusters begin calling on truck accident victims and their families almost immediately after the crash occurs. While they may pretend to be on your side, it’s important to remember that it is their job to minimize damages, make low-ball settlement offers, and try to rush you in settling your claim for less than you deserve. In the state of Nevada, there is NO LIMIT to the amount of monetary compensation you can recover after a truck accident. You can obtain compensation for lost wages, pain and suffering, medical expenses and other damages, and the amount you receive is based on the extent of your injuries and losses, NOT the insurance company’s policy limit.

Discover What Your Case Could Be Worth

Contact Kathleen Sigurdson today and schedule a FREE, no obligation consultation to discover what your truck accident case could be worth. There is never a fee unless we win.

Contact us for a CONSULTATION

Kathleen A. Sigurdson

1440 Haskell Street, Reno, Nevada 89509
Fax: (775) 337-1335

Phone: (775) 337-0300

  • NEVADA JUSTICE ASSOCIATION

    NEVADA JUSTICE ASSOCIATION

    A non-profit organization of lawyers who strive to improve the civil justice system by educating the public on their rights, monitoring the legislative session, and continuing to provide membership with current information.

  • AV PREEMINENT BY MARTINDALE-HUBBELL

    AV PREEMINENT BY MARTINDALE-HUBBELL

    is a meaningful rating achievement given by the lawyer’s peers who have ranked the firm at the highest level of professional excellence

  • AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

    AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

    one of the world’s largest voluntary professional organizations, committed to serving members, improving the legal profession, eliminating bias and enhancing diversity, as well as advancing the rule of law throughout the world.

  • 10 BEST: AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS

    10 BEST: AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS

    is an impartial third-party attorney rating organization comprised of 6 divisions consisting of Criminal, DUI/DWI, Personal Injury, Family Law and Litigation, Lawsuits & Disputes Division.

  • NEVADA STATE BAR

    NEVADA STATE BAR

    is a public corporation that regulates attorneys in Nevada and provides education and development programs for the legal profession and the public.

  • American Association for Justice

    American Association for Justice

    The mission of the American Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA®), is to promote a fair and effective justice system and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests.