Tractor Trailer Accidents Require Thorough Investigation

St. Louis Truck Accident

Commercial truck drivers can be negligent, overworked, under trained, or just victim to mechanical failure. Being involved in an accident with a tractor trailer can be a life-altering event. These types of accidents are known to cause very serious injuries or even death. In addition, becoming the victim of a truck accident can cause devastating … Read more

St. Louis Truck Accident Experts

St. Louis truck accident experts

Accident reconstruction experts will look for metal scarring which is a hole, depression or gouge left by vehicle parts digging into the roadway. There are different types of gouges such as a chip, which is a hole made in the road surface; a chop which is a broad sharp edge cut in the pavement; or … Read more

Truck Accident Reconstruction Experts

ST. Louis truck accident scene

Accident reconstruction experts will find and note different types of skid mark classifications.  This includes pavement grinding, whereby particles of pavement are ground off.  Or tire grinding, which means that particles of rubber ground off.  They will document marks in dirt, pavement, or squeegee marks left on wet pavement.  Accident reconstruction experts should document tracks … Read more

Truck Accident Evidence

truck accident evidence in MIssouri

It takes time to hire an accident reconstructionist.  Care should be taken in order to preserve evidence that can be short-lived.   Witness and party memories fade over time.  Skid marks fade over time.  Snow removal or another accident can alter, add, or change gouge marks in the pavement.  Take pictures, measurements, and field sketches of … Read more

Commercial Truck Accidents St. Louis

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Accidents that involve commercial trucks, semi trucks, buses, tractor trailers, dump trucks, or other large vehicles can be more complicated than a multi-car accident.  Regardless of the vehicles involved, if the injuries are serious, or if someone is killed, hire a lawyer and make sure your lawyer sends out an accident reconstruction expert immediately.  Missouri … Read more