Truck Accidents

There are more big rigs on the road than ever before. Truck accidents can be devastating due to the difference in size between tractor trailers and the average passenger vehicle. If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you will need a skilled attorney who understands the complex nature of these cases. Diehl & Hubbell has substantial experience in handling truck accident cases for clients throughout Southwest Ohio — and we will fight to ensure that you get the best possible recovery for your injuries.

In Cincinnati and the surrounding areas, large commercial vehicles dominate the roadways, due to our proximity to major highways and interstates.  With more and more trucks on the road, the chances of being in a serious accident increase. These cases require a high level of knowledge to reach a successful outcome, along with a willingness to go toe-to-toe with major corporations and their insurance companies. Diehl & Hubbell has a track record of success in truck accident cases. If you’ve been hurt in a truck accident, we will work hard to ensure that you get the money that you deserve.  

Who Is Responsible for A Truck Accident?

If a truck driver did something wrong that caused an accident, it may seem that he is the obvious person to sue for any resulting damages. But truck accident cases are complex — and may require suing a number of parties to win your case. Tom Diehl knows that the answer to who is responsible for a truck accident isn’t always easy. He is willing to commit his time and resources to help find out who is liable for your truck accident — and bring them to court to hold them accountable.  

Truck Crashes Can Be Disastrous and Life Altering.

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Trucking companies have put ever-increasing pressure on their drivers to meet unrealistic deadlines.  This has led to a rise in unsafe driving behavior from big rig operators. They may drive when fatigued, fail to take the time to properly inspect their vehicles or loads, disregard poor road conditions or adverse weather, or drive too fast to get somewhere by a certain time. Beyond this pressure, truck companies seeking to improve their bottom line may take shortcuts when it comes to hiring, screening and training drivers. They may not properly maintain their fleet. Any of these factors could lead to an accident — and potentially catastrophic injuries.

How Trucking Laws Impact Your Case

At Diehl & Hubbell, we are well-versed in these issues impacting safe driving. We understand trucking industry standards and customs, as well as the laws that regulate trucking. We'll fully investigate your truck accident to determine the true cause of the crash — and will include all responsible parties in the lawsuit. This may include the truck driver and the trucking company, the equipment or vehicle manufacturer, other negligent drivers and government entities. By bringing in all possibly liable parties, we will maximize your chances for a full recovery.  

Moving goods across state lines in large commercial vehicles involves complying with a complicated array of federal, state and local laws. Both the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and state law heavily regulate the trucking industry. If a trucking company has violated any of the laws and regulations that govern the trucking industry, it may be the basis for imposing liability. Tom Diehl is familiar with these laws and will utilize them to help prove your case.  

Truck Accident Attorney in Lebanon, Cincinnati, and Southwest Ohio

Truck accidents often involve complex liability issues and a web of laws and regulations. If you’ve been injured in a big rig accident, you will need an attorney who is familiar with these issues — and who isn’t afraid to take on big trucking companies and other organizations to get the money that you deserve. We have the skill and knowledge to win truck accident cases. Contact us today to schedule a no-cost appointment and learn how we can help you if you’ve been hurt in a truck accident.