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  • New Mexico Truck Rollover Accidents

    by Mark Caruso | 2017-08-18 | Firm News

  • Serious Injuries from Truck Rollover Accidents in New Mexico

    Semis, tractor trailers, big rigs, double trailers, and other large commercial vehicles are large and heavy.  When they flip over or rollover it can be disastrous to any passenger vehicles unfortunate enough to be in the way.  Most passenger vehicles will be absolutely crushed if they are caught under a truck which flips or rollover.  This will cause catastrophic injuries to the occupants of those vehicles, usually causing fatalities and wrongful deaths due to the trucking crash.

    Here at the Mark Caruso, we know how dangerous and deadly truck rollover accidents are in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Roswell, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, and all throughout New Mexico.  We represent those injured or killed in trucking crashes and hold the trucking companies liable for their mistakes.  If you or a loved one were injured anywhere due to a truck driver’s mistakes, call us now for a FREE consultation by dialing (505) 883-5000 to learn how we can obtain the maximum amount of compensation you may be entitled to.

    Causes of Truck Rollover Accidents

    Truck rollover crashes in New Mexico are caused by the negligence of someone, usually the truck driver or the trucking company.  These large commercial vehicles do not simply tip over by themselves.  Lack of care, training, and attention is the primary cause of truck rollover accidents which serious injury or kill victims.

    Some common causes of truck rollover accidents in New Mexico include the following:

    • Improper lane changes;
    • Hard braking at the last minute;
    • Going too fast around a curve;
    • Changing a lane too fast;
    • Making a turn too fast;
    • Improperly loaded cargo;
    • Aggressive driving or road rage;
    • Falling asleep at the wheel;
    • Drugged or drunk driving;
    • Mechanical failures; and
    • Other common causes.

    Any time there is a truck rollover accident, all victims must contact a New Mexico truck accident lawyer to learn what rights they may have to compensation.  No matter what the insurance company and truck driver tell you, large commercial trucks do not fall over by themselves.

    Injuries from Truck Rollover Accidents

    The sheer size, weight, and speed that a large commercial truck like an 18-wheeler or semi flip over and roll over will always cause catastrophic injuries to anyone that comes in its path.  These injuries can result in horrific pain and suffering, debilitating medical bills, and years of recovery and lost wages.

    Some common injuries include the following:

    • Crushing injuries;
    • Amputations;
    • Brain injuries;
    • Head injuries;
    • Spinal injuries;
    • Paralysis;
    • Burns;
    • Broken bones and fractured bones;
    • Organ damage;
    • Massive lacerations;
    • Wrongful death; and
    • Other serious injuries.

    New Mexico Truck Rollover Accidents Require an Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys’ Help

    If you or a loved one has been injured in a motor vehicle accident, call the experienced New Mexico car accident attorneys at the Mark Caruso today by dialing (505) 883-5000 You can also contact us on our website through the easy to use and convenient Contact box located by clicking here.