Jackknife Accidents

Jackknife Truck Accidents in Fort Lauderdale

Helping Those Injured by Out-of-Control Semi Trucks

One of the most dangerous and frightening types of trucking accidents is a jackknife accident, which happens due to the way a trailer is connected to a truck. Longer vehicles are harder to turn, so semi-truck cabs, which are small themselves, have trailers hitched to the back. This arrangement allows them to complete sharper turns. However, it also allows for jackknife accidents.

When a truck skids or loses traction because its driver braked too hard, its heavy trailer can swing out of control. If a driver does not adjust immediately, the trailer may jackknife, or swing around so it makes an L- or V- shape with the truck cab.

Jackknife accidents affect not only the truck driver but also other nearby road users. Cars may get stuck in between the two jackknifing parts of the truck or collide with a trailer that creates a barrier across the road.

Were You Injured in a Jackknife Accident?

There are numerous injuries that can be sustained during a jackknife accident. The more serious injuries may require extensive treatment and even lifestyle changes. Let us help you file a claim to ensure you have the financial means to care for yourself.

Injuries from a jackknife accident may include:

You are entitled to compensation for your damages if another party was at fault for your accident. Especially if you are not sure what to do or where to look for help, you should consider retaining legal counsel. Our team is ready to take on the work of your claim and fight for justice on your behalf.

Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A. has over 50 years of experience handling serious personal injury cases. Our lawyers can investigate the details of the crash to determine if the truck driver or a third party was at fault. Then, we can use the evidence we found to help you build a compelling claim. We are committed to fighting for the justice and compensation you deserve.

Contact Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A. today at (888) 499-6206 to start your jackknife accident claim. Our attorneys provide compassionate and personalized service.

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