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Trucking Accident Attorneys



Victims of trucking accidents often suffer serious and catastrophic injuries.  Sometimes victims of trucking accidents are killed.  In legal terms those are called Wrongful Death cases.  The attorneys at Riggs Ellsworth & Porter handle trucking cases throughout Arizona.  Truck drivers are subject to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.  Our attorneys know the law and hold truck drivers and trucking companies accountable.

The trucking accident lawyers at Riggs Ellsworth & Porter will help you obtain the compensation you deserve for the wrongful death of your loved one, or for the physical injuries, medical treatment and lost wages you’ve personally suffered.

The insurance companies who represent trucking companies have access to a wide variety of experts whom they hire to disprove your case or to minimize your losses.  We will hold the insurance companies accountable and ensure they treat you fairly.

If you have been seriously injured in a truck crash, contact us today and schedule a FREE initial consultation.  You can reach us at (480) 539-9400 or email us at info@riggslaw.com.  Let us help you hold truck drivers and trucking companies accountable for their actions.



Accidents involving trucks (18-wheelers, big rigs, semi-tractors trailers) generally involve truck drivers who have violated the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.  Our attorneys are familiar with the regulations governing truck drivers (both intrastate and interstate).  We have access to expert witnesses who are skilled in the trucking industry, in accident reconstruction, in medicine, and in biomechanical engineering.  Our knowledge and experience in handling trucking cases leads to higher recoveries for our clients.



Our attorneys have handled a wide variety of trucking accident cases, such as:


Truck drivers who are drowsy due to working more hours than they are allowed


Truck drivers who speed, run red lights or otherwise drive negligently


Truck drivers who choose to drive after drinking too much or using drugs


Trucks that are poorly maintained, including situations that lead to brake failure


Truck drivers who are from another country and are unfamiliar with the laws of the U.S.


Truck drivers who make illegal U-turns

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in a trucking accident in Arizona, our truck accident lawyers will make sure you receive the guidance, protection and compensation that you or your loved one deserves.  Please call us today at (480) 539-9400 or email us at info@riggslaw.com.

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