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Springfield Truck Accident Lawyer

Springfield, Illinois, with a population of about 111,454, is properly described as a metropolitan area, one with significant traffic, and numerous truck routes such as UD 55, US 72 and IL 36, where accidents are waiting to happen. Roads are a hazardous places, full of large, heavy, fast moving vehicles. Trucks carry heavy loads sometimes for long distances with strict schedules. The pressure to deliver loads with an impossible schedule can cause truck drivers to neglect the safety of themselves and others. Negligence to get enough rest can cost lives. Fatigue is a major component of many trucking accidents. Although drivers are required to adhere to federal regulations involving time on the road, taking breaks and their loads, shortcuts in driver safety can result in negligence behind the wheel. Under federal and state laws, a trucking company may be held liable for driver negligence occurring in Illinois. A Gordon & Elias truck accident lawyer will vigorously defend an injured client’s rights by holding trucking companies and their drivers accountable for their trucking accidents.

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UD 55, US 72 and IL 36 - these are just a few of the numerous truck routes in Springfield that place you at risk. Illinois statistics show that when a car gets into an accident with a large semi tractor-trailer, the car and its passengers lose. It is crucial that you have an experienced attorney working for you after you have been in a trucking accident. A knowledgeable lawyer is the difference between receiving a small, unfair amount and a much larger amount for your stress and loss. It is important that if you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident in Springfield you don't end up losing twice by hiring an inexperienced truck accident lawyer. At Gordon & Elias you will find a truck accident lawyer who will use experience and thorough legal knowledge, coupled with vast resources, to build your tractor-trailer crash injury claim based on the facts. Expertise comes from our network of trucking industry experts and accident re-constructionists. We seek the best resolution, through negotiation, mediation, or litigation.

Contact Your Springfield Truck Accident Lawyer

You do not have to retain a law firm in Springfield, Illinois if the accident occurs in Springfield. However, you need to retain a firm that specializes in truck accidents. Often times, firms from other states, such as ours, are retained because of their experience and knowledge. If you have been injured in an 18-wheeler collision that occurred in or around Springfield, Illinois contact us toll free at 800-773-6770.

At Gordon Elias & Seely L.L.P., if your case must be filed in Illinois, we have already put in place an informal arrangement with Illinois based competent truck accident lawyers whom we have personally vetted and can call in a moment's notice at no additional charge to you. We, and they, handle all truck accident cases on a contingency basis, so you actually receive the benefit of two separate truck accident law firms working hand-in-hand on your case while only paying one contingency fee.

You do not pay a fee for an initial consultation, or any expenses while an excellent truck accident lawyer prepares your case for settlement or trial. While you concentrate on recovering from your serious trucking accident injuries, a truck accident lawyer will focus on helping you get the money you deserve.

Gordon & Elias L.L.P., truck accident lawyers, handle all types of Springfield truck accident claims, including:


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With our main offices located in Houston, Texas, we are uniquely positioned to represent truck accident victims throughout the United States. For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced Springfield personal injury truck accident lawyer, please contact us.

Springfield Landmark: The Illinois State Capitol, located in Springfield, Illinois, is the capitol and seat of government of the U.S. state of Illinois. The current building is the sixth capitol to serve the state since its entry into the United States in 1818. The current capitol is in the architectural style of the French Renaissance. The capitol was designed by Cochrane and Garnsey, an architecture and design firm based in Chicago, Illinois.

Historic Springfield Courthouse: Springfield, Illinois U.S. Court House and Post Office (1900) Completed in 1869. Supervising Architect: Alfred B. Mullett The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois met here until 1929; the U.S. Circuit Court for the Southern District of Illinois met here until that court was abolished in 1912. Razed in 1929.
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