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    Power Rogers & Smith has not only been honored with one Best Law Firms designation, but five!

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    Inner Circle of Advocates

    This is a rare and exclusive legal honor limited to the top 100 attorneys in the US, and we are proud to have three of our attorneys included.

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    All three of our firm’s partners have been included in the list of The Best Lawyers in America for exceptional representation of plaintiffs in cases.

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Accidents & Truck Driver Substance Abuse

Work with Experienced Truck Accident Attorneys in Chicago

Substance abuse is a serious situation in any circumstances. When a truck driver abuses any kind of substance while driving, this can cause an accident, which often results in catastrophic injuries to the victim. The size of the truck alone is enough to cause apprehension with smaller passenger vehicles, but if the driver has abused any kind of substance, the cause of concern is much higher.

Accidents can often be caused by truck drivers abusing substances such as:

  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
  • Amphetamines
  • Cocaine

When truck drivers use these substances, it can cause a loss of concentration, fatigue, or impaired motor skills. This is dangerous and can lead to massive collisions because of the driver’s negligence. If you have been injured in an accident, it is important to act quickly. At Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., our Chicago truck accident lawyers know this is a difficult time for you, but we aim to guide you through the legal complexities so you can seek the compensation you deserve.

For your free consultation, call (312) 313-0202 today.

More Than $4 Billion Recovered for Clients

Our team at Power, Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. has been serving Chicago for more than three decades and we know the various ways to help our clients pursue compensation after a truck accident. We have helped recover over $4 billion for our clients. This is a testament to our pursuit of justice in and out of trial.

During this stressful time, you need someone on your side who is dedicated to your needs and goals. We put your best interests at the top of our priority list so we can seek the most favorable outcome possible. If you have sustained injury by no fault of your own, let us work to right the wrongs done to you.

Ready to begin? Contact us at (312) 313-0202 today.

  • Experience

    Since 1993 when we first opened the doors of our law practice, Power Rogers & Smith has handled some of the largest personal injury cases for plaintiffs in the state of Illinois – and won. With our experience, we aren’t afraid to stand up to large corporations and insurance companies in court.

  • Success

    Power Rogers & Smith has won more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements for its clients – that’s $800 million more than our closest competitor since 2000. These results include many record-setting and regulation-changing outcomes as well, including a $100 million settlement for victims of a trucking accident – Illinois’ largest injury award to a single family.

  • Contingency Fee

    Victims of tragic and life-altering accidents are suffering – physically, emotionally, and financially. We take the financial burden off victims by working on a contingent fee. This means that you do not pay unless/until we secure a financial recovery for you. You focus on healing. We’ll take care of the rest.

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Common Truck Accident Questions

  • What are the Most Common Causes of a Truck Accident?

    A: Many factors can cause truck accidents. Poor maintenance, improper loading of the truck, driving under the influence, and other legal violations are just a few of the most common causes of truck accidents.

  • Who Can Be Held Liable?

    A: In many truck accident cases, the trucking company may be held liable for injuries and other damages. Just like any personal injury case, though, truck accident lawsuits and claims involve many factors - so the best way to understand who is legally liable for your damages is by seeking legal guidance.

  • What Should I Look for When Hiring an Attorney?

    A: Experience is key. However, simply looking for an attorney with the most years of legal experience might not be enough. You should also look for counsel who has handled cases similar to yours in the past and will keep your best interests at the forefront of the case.