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 Chaquez McCall

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Tractor Trailer Accident

Client was a pedestrian that was struck from behind by a tractor


Tractor Trailer Accident

Client was trying to avoid an overturned tractor trailer and was struck by another tractor trailer driving too close.


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Client and her daughter was stuck by a vehicle leaving a private driveway which resulted in injuries from the accident.


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Florence truck accident lawyer, Chaquez McCall of McCall Law, offers experienced, personalized legal representation for injured victims. Claim compensation for an accident with a commercial truck with the help of full-service legal representation from our local injury lawyer. Call 843-279-8148 for your consultation.

Attorney for Truck Accidents Serving Florence

Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. Truck accidents often result in serious injury. Victims and their families suffer physically, financially, and personally. McCall Law is your lawyer for truck accidents in Florence.

Navigating the legal system is a daunting task. But with representation from McCall Law, you have a small, attentive legal team to handle every step of your case.

To see what your case may be worth, and start today, call 843-279-8148 or send us a message.

Reasons to Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer

You may be wondering if you need a truck accident lawyer. Here are some reasons to hire a truck accident lawyer:

  • It’s hard to know where to begin: When you don’t know where to begin after an accident, we take care of everything, answer your questions and guide you through the next steps.
  • Fault may be complicated: Fault isn’t always easy to understand when it comes to a truck accident. There may be underlying causes like the truck design, failing to follow commercial trucking regulations, or the hiring and training practices of the truck company. We investigate the underlying causes to build your legal claim.
  • Damages may be serious: Injuries in trucking crashes are often serious. Economic and non-economic damages may be claimed. Don’t underestimate the value of your case! When you have a lawyer, you have a professional who makes sure all your damages are included in your case.
  • Insurance companies don’t want to pay: Trucking companies employ large teams of lawyers to address claims. Remember that the insurance company is not on your side. They want to minimize your compensation or deny it outright. With a lawyer, you have a trained advocate fighting for your compensation.
  • Peace of mind: Handling your claim correctly can mean the difference between fair compensation and no compensation at all. Having a lawyer gives you peace of mind as you address what has happened and what comes next.

For a personalized review of your situation and how a lawyer can help, contact our offices for your free consultation.

Choose Our Experienced Team

McCall Law is a client-focused law firm. Navigating the legal system is a daunting task – but with the personalized attention that our small practice provides, we meet the individual needs of each client.

Our law firm highlights include the following:

  • Representing the Florence, SC community and the surrounding region.
  • Full-coverage representation, taking care of everything needed for your case.
  • A small legal practice ensures you receive personalized attention. We identify the strengths of your case and your legal goals.
  • Free consultations, so you have nothing to lose by talking to us.
  • No fee unless you win your case. If we don’t win, you don’t pay.
  • Law firm founder and CEO Chaquez McCall is a lifelong resident of Florence, SC. He is committed to helping his community by meeting their legal needs.
  • Our law firm is accessible and affordable. We believe everyone who can benefit from having a truck accident lawyer should have one.

Chaquez McCall is a graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law. He served as a judicial clerk before opening his legal practice. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association and a Florence City Council Member. With this deep commitment to the community, McCall Law is your Florence truck accident lawyer when you or a loved one has been hurt in a collision.

Causes of Truck Accidents

Common causes of truck accidents:

  • Speeding, operating too fast for conditions
  • Improper lane use and lane change
  • Disregarding traffic signals
  • Cargo loss or shift spill
  • Downhill runaway, run off-road
  • Equipment failure, lack of maintenance, equipment, and placards
  • Fire, explosion
  • Jackknife
  • Trailer turnover
  • Separation of units
  • Obstructing traffic

Do I have a truck accident claim?

If someone else caused the truck accident, you may have a truck accident claim. You may not know how someone else is at fault – there may be underlying causes that aren’t obvious at the time of the accident. Fault is based on negligence, which is the lack of reasonable care. Operator error, creating a hazardous condition on the road, or other accident causes may be grounds for a truck accident claim.

If you have been hurt in a truck accident – ask us for your consultation! See if you have a claim. Then, let us take care of everything. Contact us to learn more.

Types of trucks involved in accidents

Some types of trucks that may be involved in a collision are:

  • Semi-trucks, semi-tractor
  • 18-wheeler, big rig
  • Tractor-trailer
  • Flatbed
  • Construction and maintenance vehicles
  • Military vehicles
  • Farm equipment
  • Wreckers, tow trucks
  • Fire trucks
  • Logging trucks

Trucks are subject to the same standards as passenger vehicles on the roads – the duty of care. The duty of care is the law that obligates all drivers to exercise care and caution. Truck drivers must understand that they are in control of large and heavy vehicles. They must have the skill to operate their truck safely, taking traffic, road conditions, and other factors into account.

Who is at fault for most truck accidents?

According to the SCDPS Traffic Fact Book, in 46.2% of truck-tractor accidents, the truck unit contributed to the collision. In 43.7% of accidents, the other vehicle unit contributed to the collision. In 10.1% of accidents, there is a contributing cause other than a vehicle unit.

Car Accident Statistics

Truck tractors in traffic collisions in South Carolina in 2021:

  • Fatalities – 96 trucks involved
  • Serious Injuries – 114 trucks involved
  • Minor, moderate injuries – 1,233 trucks involved
  • Total injury and fatality – 1,443  trucks involved

In South Carolina, in 2021:

  • There were 6,420 truck tractors involved in traffic collisions.
  • There was a 15.1% increase in truck tractor accidents in 2021 as compared to 2020.
  • 2/3 of truck accidents happen during the day in clear or cloudy weather.
  • Most truck collisions happen on Interstates.
  • The number of truck-tractor involved accidents increased throughout 2021. There were 409 accidents in January. By comparison, there were 562 in December.
  • 82% of truck tractors involved in an accident were being used in commercial transportation at the time of the accident.
  • 6.5% of truck tractors involved in an accident were being used in construction at the time of the accident.
  • 28 collisions involved truck coupling as a contributing factor, resulting in one fatality.
  • The fewest truck accidents happen on Sundays (249). The most happen on Tuesdays (1,161).

Fatalities from collisions involving trucks, South Carolina, 2021:

  • Pickup trucks – 295 fatalities
  • Truck tractor – 99 fatalities
  • Other truck – 44 fatalities
  • All types – 438 fatalities

Truck collisions by type of road, South Carolina, 2021:

  • Interstate – 2,494 (42% of total collisions)
  • US primary – 1,304 (22% of total collisions)
  • SC primary – 945 (16% of total collisions)
  • Secondary – 848 (14% of total collisions)
  • County – 293 (5% of total collisions)
  • Ramp – 105 (1.75% of total collisions)
  • All types – 5,989

Truck Accident FAQs

What compensation can I receive for a truck accident in South Carolina?

For a truck accident, you may claim economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages include medical bills, lost income, property damage and other tangible losses. Non-economic damages include pain and suffering, personal anguish, disability and scars.

What if my damages are long-term?

A claim for truck accident compensation can include long-term damages. Future damages must be cited and included in the original claim. A lawyer can assist you in determining your future damages and providing evidence to support them.

How do I start a truck accident claim?

To start a truck accident claim, we’ll investigate liability and your damages. Then, we’ll make a claim through an insurance policy or file paperwork to open a case in court. There are time deadlines, so contact our law firm as soon as possible.

What do I need for a truck accident consultation?

Bring as much information as you have for your truck accident legal consultation. If you have an accident report or medical records, bring them with you. If you have witness information, a diary of injuries, income information, or other details, these things can be helpful to our investigation. We build on the information you have. If you don’t have these records, don’t worry, we can work on getting them.

What do I say when I contact a truck accident lawyer?

We know that it may be your first time contacting a lawyer. It’s our job to handle the legal aspects of the case, and we know that our clients are real people who are suffering. Just call us or message us. Let us know that you have been in a truck accident and you’d like to talk to a lawyer. Our friendly and professional team is happy to serve you.

Free Consultation – Talk to a Florence Truck Accident Lawyer Today

For a free consultation with a Florence truck accident lawyer, contact McCall Law. Call 843-279-8148 or send us a message. Let’s make sure you’re fairly compensated for your truck accident damages and harms. Learn more about your case and start today. Contact us now.

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To Them It's Business, To Us It's Personal

McCall Law is your go-to law firm in Florence and Sumter, South Carolina. We provide a variety of personalized legal services for you and your family. When we say “every client matters”, we mean it. At McCall Law, we truly believe that sometimes bad things happen to good people, and we are willing to roll up our sleeves to and fight to protect your rights and to make sure you are fairly treated.

Choosing an attorney is an important decision. We aim to make it stress-free. When you meet us and learn about what we stand for, you’ll know that we are your compassionate, hard-working advocates in your corner. Whether it’s taking on the insurance companies or the justice system, we’re ready.

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