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Truck Accident Attorneys For I-55 Accidents

Stretching 290-plus miles though Illinois, Interstate 55 connects the major cities of Chicago and St. Louis. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, it carries more than 20,000 vehicles every day. Semi-trucks, delivery trucks and other large commercial carriers make up a sizeable portion of this traffic. Sadly, some of these trucks crash, resulting in fatalities and serious injuries to other drivers.

Based in Chicago, Healy Scanlon Law Firm focuses heavily on personal injury cases involving truck accidents. We have decades of experience handling claims stemming from accidents on I-55 and the Stevenson Expressway (the name given to I-55 in Cook County). Our attorneys understand the devastation a truck accident can cause for you and your family. We have gained a reputation for providing personal, professional assistance at a time when accident victims need it most.

Handling All Types Of Truck Wrecks On I-55/Stevenson Expressway

Recklessness and negligence on the part of the truck driver or trucking company often play a part in rollovers, collisions and other wrecks. Our Chicago lawyers have successfully handled injury claims involving:

  • Tired drivers who have a financial incentive to violate hours-of-service laws
  • Unsafe truck operation such as tailgating, speeding or unsafe lane changes
  • Overweight trucks that are difficult to stop or maneuver
  • Divided attention caused by the use of cellphones or other devices while driving
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Lack of proper truck maintenance

We will interview witnesses and hire experts to collect evidence of truck driver negligence to maximize your financial recovery. We fully understand the tapestry of federal regulations that govern the trucking industry. Knowledge of the regulations is key to success in these types of claims.

Contact A Chicago Freeway Trucking Injury Lawyer

It costs you nothing to discuss your case with an Illinois I-55 truck accident lawyer at our firm. Evening and weekend consultations are available. To speak to us, call 312-226-4236 or send us an e-mail.

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Per Governor Pritzker’s recent request that workplaces reduce their workforce and work remote whenever possible, please be advised that our office remains open, but many employees will be working remotely until the end of the month. Mail, voicemail, and emails will be received. We thank you for your patience during this period of time.

Per Governor Pritzker’s recent request that workplaces reduce their workforce and work remote whenever possible, please be advised that our office remains open, but many employees will be working remotely until the end of the month. Mail, voicemail, and emails will be received. We thank you for your patience during this period of time.