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Suffered a Serious Commercial Vehicle Accident In Albuquerque?

Commercial vehicle drivers in Albuquerque spend a lot of their time on the road. It makes sense that the more comfortable a driver becomes on the road, the easier it is to get distracted and drive carelessly. Truckers may pose additional threats due to work requirements, lack of sleep, and occasionally bad weather. Careless driving is the major cause of commercial vehicle accidents, including those with semi-trucks, and can often lead to serious lifelong injuries or death. 

 

Consider these facts from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: “A total of 3,660 people died in a commercial vehicle accident in 2014. Sixteen percent of these deaths were truck occupants, 68 percent were occupants of cars and other passenger vehicles, and 15 percent were pedestrians, bicyclists or motorcyclists. The number of people who died in a commercial vehicle accident was 16 percent higher in 2014 than in 2009.” http://www.iihs.org/iihs/topics/t/large-trucks/fatalityfacts/large-trucks

The reason that 68% of the deaths were in cars and passenger vehicles may be the “vulnerability of people traveling in smaller vehicles. Commercial vehicles often weigh 20-30 times as much as passenger cars and are taller with greater ground clearance, which can result in smaller vehicles underriding trucks in crashes.”

Personal Attention That You Deserve

After a serious truck accident, it is important that you seek an Albuquerque commercial vehicle accident attorney who knows your case, knows you, and will provide you with the personal legal attention that you deserve.

At Pofahl Law Firm, P.C., our sole accident attorney, Brady Pofahl, represents New Mexicans who have been seriously injured in personal injury and commercial vehicle accidents in Albuquerque. Brady has over 25 years of experience handling car accident claims in New Mexico and will use his expert knowledge to help you get the financially compensation you deserve, so you can make a good recovery. 

Former Insurance Attorney On Your Side

Brady Pofahl with Pofahl Law Firm in Albuquerque is a former insurance defense attorney, which makes him uniquely qualified to handle claims involving insurance companies. Brady knows how insurance adjusters work and think, and how they try to get people to settle for less than their claims are worth. When you have the Pofahl Law Firm team by your side, you can rest easy knowing the insurance company is not going to undercut you during your time of need.

Types Of Commercial Vehicle Accidents

If you are struck by a commercial vehicle, it is important that you are represented by an Albuquerque personal injury lawyer who knows what to expect and can help you get the most financial compensation possible, so you can make a full recovery. Pofahl Law Firm has experience handling cases involving:

  • Garbage and recycling trucks and other large motor vehicles used for utilities and public/private works;

  • Delivery trucks such as UPS, FedEx and other package delivery services;

  • USPS mail trucks and other government vehicles;

  • Tankers, 18-wheelers and flatbeds; and

  • Buses, metro buses, and other large motor vehicles providing public transportation

 

Even if you were lucky in your commercial vehicle accident and did not become seriously injured, Pofahl Law Firm will work hard to make sure that you get the help you need. Over the years, we have successfully represented people suffering in all types of injuries, from brain injuries to burns, as well as families who have wrongfully lost loved ones due to hospital negligence. 

Reach Out to Pofahl Law Firm in Albuquerque for More Information

It is important that you do not give a recorded statement or agree to any settlement without first contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer in Albuquerque. At Pofahl Law Firm, our sole attorney,Brady Pofahl, has more than 25 years of legal experience and has been rated by other attorneys in New Mexico, as well as judges, to have the highest legal ability and highest ethical standards through an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell. Brady will aggressively- and ethically- pursue the highest amount of money you are owed for your injuries. You deserve representation and compensation for your injuries and Brady is the person to help you. Do not wait! Justice delayed is justice denied! The sooner you contact Pofahl Law Firm, P.C., the sooner we can help build your case through documentation of your injuries and losses.

Have questions? Do not hesitate to contact Pofahl Law Firm. We offer free initial consultations and are available to schedule appointments at a time that is convenient for you. Call 505-266-3434 or  complete a short contact form online. Remember, when we say it is a no obligation consultation, we mean it. You will not be pressured into hiring Pofahl Law Firm to handle your case. You simply get a free consultation with expert legal advice, so you can make an informed decision on how to proceed with your case.  

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