Advocating for Victims in Little Rock and Beyond

These accidents often occur due to driver negligence, equipment failure, hazardous road conditions, and other preventable circumstances. If you or a loved one has been involved in a log truck accident in Little Rock or anywhere in Arkansas, it's crucial to seek experienced legal representation to protect your rights. Contact the Law Offices of Miller & Mallett to get a free consultation. One of our attorneys will help you understand your potential legal options and, if you so choose, work to pursue the compensation you need to get back to living your life.

Understanding the Risks of Log Truck Accidents

Log trucks, also known as timber trucks, are large, heavy vehicles designed to transport logs and timber from forests to processing facilities. While essential for the timber industry, these vehicles present significant risks on the road due to their size, weight, and uneven cargo. Common causes of log truck accidents include:

Speeding and Reckless Driving:

The pressure to deliver timber on time may tempt drivers to exceed speed limits and engage in reckless driving behaviors. Speeding increases the risk of losing control of the vehicle, especially when navigating sharp curves or encountering adverse weather conditions.

Cargo Shift and Overloading:

Improperly secured or overloaded cargo poses a significant hazard on log trucks. Logs that are not adequately restrained can shift or fall off the truck, endangering other motorists and pedestrians on the road. Overloading exacerbates the problem by placing undue stress on the vehicle's braking and handling capabilities.

Driver Fatigue:

Long hours behind the wheel can lead to driver fatigue, impairing a driver's ability to react quickly and make sound judgments. Log truck drivers often work extended shifts to meet demanding deadlines, increasing the danger on the road.

Equipment Failure:

Mechanical failures, such as brake malfunctions or tire blowouts, can lead to accidents. Log trucks require regular maintenance to ensure safe operation, but negligence of oversight in maintenance procedures by the company that owns the truck can result in equipment failures that compromise vehicle safety.

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Standing Up For You: Your Trusted Legal Advocates

At the Law Offices of Miller & Mallett, we have been fighting for our clients since 1986. Our firm is wholeheartedly dedicated to advocating for victims' rights. 

Our team of attorneys assists you with:

Investigating the Accident: 

We conduct a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident, gathering evidence such as police reports, witness statements, and truck maintenance records. Our goal is to uncover the root causes of the accident and establish liability for your injuries and losses. Who’s really at fault? We’ll find out.

Determining Liability:

Log truck accidents often involve multiple parties, including the truck driver, trucking company, cargo loaders, and equipment manufacturers. We work diligently to determine liability, holding all responsible parties accountable for their actions or negligence. We’re here to fight for you.

Maximizing Compensation: 

We understand the financial strain and mental anguish that can accompany serious injuries. Your Miller & Mallett lawyer will aggressively pursue maximum compensation on your behalf, seeking damages for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other related losses. You deserve significant compensation for your suffering, and we’ll work hard to get it.

Litigation when Necessary: 

While we are often able to negotiate settlements with insurance companies without needing to go to court, we are more than prepared to take your case to court when necessary. We’re grateful for the opportunity to stand up for our neighbors and advocate for justice on our client’s behalf.

Compassionate Support During Difficult Times

We recognize that being involved in a log truck accident can be a traumatic experience, both physically and emotionally. That's why we're committed to being a true friend to you and your family throughout the legal process. 

From your initial consultation to the resolution of your case, we'll be by your side every step of the way, fighting for the justice and compensation you deserve. We also don’t take a dime until you get your settlement – we’re here to make a tough time easier, not add to your bills.

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Schedule a Free Consultation Today

If you or a loved one has been injured in a log truck accident, the time to seek legal help is now. Contact the Law Offices of Miller & Mallett today to schedule a free consultation. Our attorneys will take time to learn about your experience, explaining your rights and options, and helping you take the right steps to protect your interests. With our dedicated legal team on your side, you can focus on your recovery while we handle the rest.

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