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Underride Truck Accidents

Our attorneys understand what you’re going through

There are many different types of truck accidents in West Virginia. But when it comes to crashes involving tractor-trailers, some of the most serious crashes we handle at our law firm involves underride truck accidents.

These accidents involve a smaller vehicle getting trapped underneath the trailer of a tractor-trailer. When these accidents occur, the occupants of the car trapped beneath the tractor-trailer often sustain serious or fatal injuries.

If you or a loved one was injured in an underride truck accident in West Virginia, make sure you talk to an experienced truck accident lawyer right away about all your legal rights. Make sure you contact Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC in Charleston. We can help you demand the compensation you rightfully deserve.

Common causes of underride accidents

Underride accidents happen for many different reasons. Some of the most common causes of these crashes include:

  • A truck driver slams on the brakes without warning, causing a vehicle behind the truck to crash into the back of truck.
  • The brake lights on a truck are not working, resulting in a car behind the truck crashing into the truck due to lack of warning.
  • A distracted truck driver causes a multiple vehicle accident, including an underride crash.
  • A reckless truck driver loses control of a truck, resulting in an underride accident.

Don’t underestimate the complexity of your underride accident. Make sure you give your accident the attention it deserves. Schedule your free consultation today.

Why you need a truck accident lawyer

Evidence builds strong legal cases. If you don’t have the facts to back up your claim, you’ll likely have a hard time obtaining the financial compensation you deserve for your underride accident. That’s because trucking companies, insurance companies and their attorneys often do everything they can to reduce or deny accident claims.

They don’t intimidate us. We know how to take them on and win. That’s why accident victims turn to us throughout West Virginia. We have a well-earned reputation for being dedicated truck accident attorneys who successfully secure settlements and verdicts for injury victims. And if they refuse to cooperate, we’re prepared to take them to court.

This might be your only opportunity for justice. Make the most of it. Contact us today and schedule an appointment with an experienced truck accident lawyer at our Charleston office. If you can’t come to us, we can come to you.

Location

Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC
602 Virginia St E #200
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-720-1000