Semi Truck Crash

Lawyer Nancy Cronin has more than 25 years of experience successfully litigating semi-truck and tractor-trailer crash personal injury cases.

What to do if you are in a Semi Truck Crash?

Here is what we recommend you do if you are in a semi-truck crash.

Call the State Police or Local Police Department

Seek Medical Attention

Document the scene as much as you can - take photos and videos.

Often at intersections we are able to obtain the video from the local municipality.

DO NOT Give A Statement

If the businesses insurance company calls you –  refer them to us (after we take your case)

DO NOT Post on Social Media

Don’t announce the injuries or events

Contact us so we can adequately advise you.

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Semi Truck Crashes

Living in New Mexico, it is hard to escape the multitude of semi trucks traveling on I-25 or I-40. Trucks are common, but they are also commonly involved in collisions.

In a collision between semi trucks and cars, the smaller cars can not compete due to the sheer size and force of the semi-truck, and the damage to the smaller car is always so much worse.  These collisions can result in catastrophic injuries or fatal injuries to passengers and pedestrians.

Many of the collisions are the result of negligence on the part of the truck driver or the truck company.

Common causes of semi truck collisions include:


Driver Fatigue


Alcohol or Drug Use


Aggressive Driving


Equipment Failure


Failure to Follow Safety Regulations


Failure to Properly Load Trucks or Secure Cargo


Unrealistic Schedules and Expectations


Insufficient Truck Maintenance

Semi Truck Crash Damages

If you or a loved one has been injured by a semi-truck you will more than likely have damages that include past medical bills, future medical bills, past pain and suffering, future pain and suffering, emotional distress, lost wages, future lost wages, post-traumatic stress, and funeral and burial expenses.

To determine how to proceed in semi truck collision cases:

  1. We first determine who is responsible for the operation during the collision.
  2. Secondly, was the truck subject to the federal truck safety regulations imposed on trucks that are used in interstate commerce?
  3. Third, were the driver and the truck in compliance with all safety regulations imposed by all levels of government?
  4. Lastly, was the cargo, if any, hazardous?
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Are you or a loved one a victim of a semi-truck crash?