Trucking Accidents

Minneapolis Trucking Accident Lawyers

Dependable Advocacy for Truck Accident Victims in MN, WI, & ND

Trucking accidents can lead to a wide range of severe injuries, leaving many victims in serious condition. When a large eighteen-wheeler collides with a smaller vehicle, the resulting injuries can be catastrophic. Consulting an experienced trucking accident attorney is imperative to recovering financial compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, totaled vehicles, and more. 

While no amount of compensation can make up for the tremendous hardships you’ve suffered, our Minneapolis attorneys are committed to making your recovery as swift and stress-free as possible by bringing negligent parties to justice. At Fay & Associates, we fight tirelessly to ensure our clients receive fair compensation after wrongful injuries. Our firm has helped clients recover from life-altering injuries in trucking accidents since 1997, making us well-equipped to represent your best interests. 

From affording your hospital bills to navigating time off work to repairing or replacing your car, you can trust our award-winning truck accident lawyers to aggressively protect your rights from start to finish. We prepare every case for trial and never hesitate to undergo tough litigation if necessary to ensure you receive a fair settlement. If you or a loved one were injured in a trucking accident in Minnesota, Wisconsin, or North Dakota, turn to Fay & Associates for the dependable advocacy you deserve to heal and move on with your life.   

If you were harmed in a trucking accident, our compassionate advocates can help you pursue justice. Call (612) 888-8354 to schedule a free consultation.

You Have The Full Backing Of Our Entire Staff
With a full staff of attorneys, paralegals and investigators, our entire staff is dedicated to getting our clients the best possible results.

Who Is Liable in a Trucking Accident?

Depending on the unique circumstances of the accident, various parties may be liable in a truck accident. Common liable parties include: 

  • The truck driver: If the accident was caused by the driver's negligence, such as driving while fatigued, distracted, or under the influence, they can be held liable for damages.
  • The trucking company: Often, trucking companies are responsible for the actions of their employees. They can also be liable for inadequate driver training or pressuring drivers to violate safety regulations.
  • The maintenance provider: If a mechanical failure due to improper or negligent maintenance led to the accident, the party responsible for servicing the truck could be held accountable.
  • The cargo loaders: Incorrectly loaded or secured cargo can cause accidents. If the loader's negligence is to blame, they may be liable.
  • The truck manufacturer: If the accident was caused by a manufacturing defect in the truck or its parts, the manufacturer might be liable for any resulting harm or injury.
  • Other drivers: Sometimes, other negligent drivers on the road contribute to or cause an accident involving a truck, making them potentially liable as well.

Hiring a lawyer for a truck accident claim is paramount due to the complexity and high stakes involved in such cases. Truck accidents often result in severe injuries, extensive property damage, and significant financial losses. Moreover, navigating the legal intricacies of a truck accident claim, including determining liability, dealing with insurance companies, and negotiating settlements, requires specialized knowledge and expertise. 

A skilled lawyer can thoroughly investigate the accident, gather evidence, and build a compelling case on behalf of the victim. Additionally, having legal representation ensures that the victim's rights are protected and that they receive fair compensation for their injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. Ultimately, hiring an attorney maximizes the chances of achieving a favorable outcome and securing the justice and compensation deserved after a traumatic truck accident.

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Standing Ready to Be Your Advocates

  • Invested in You

    Our relationship with clients begins with a consultation and continues through your case and life outside the courtroom. We are invested in your case, but also you. 

  • Advocates for the Injured

    We choose to focus our firm in a few areas of law so we can stay in the forefront of legal changes and gain in-depth legal knowledge that our clients can benefit from. Our attorneys never represent insurance companies or large corporations.

  • Treating Clients Like Partners
    With Fay & Associates, you have the entire backing of our firm, including the breadth and depth of our resources standing behind you.

Recovering Compensation from Negligent Truck Drivers

Under Minnesota’s no-fault insurance law, your insurance company will likely compensate you for out-of-pocket expenses. These typically cover economic damages or financial losses, such as hospital bills, treatment costs, and property damage. However, this compensation generally doesn't include non-economic losses like pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of consortium, and loss of enjoyment of life, as well as scarring, disfigurement, impairments, and disabilities. 

Our Minneapolis attorneys work closely with investigators and experts to determine the cause of trucking accidents and bring all liable parties to justice. We can fight to maximize the value of your claim by ensuring all recoverable damages are identified and supported with strong evidence. Our lawyers never hesitate to take cases to trial when insurance companies refuse to offer fair settlements, allowing you to rest easy knowing your rights are protected. 

  • “Micheal Fay hears his client's concerns, and worries and works to win”

    Great Lawyer. Very professional. Micheal Fay hears his client's concerns, and worries and works to win. First time needing a lawyer and I’m beyond impressed with the service and the outcome of my service. Thank you so much for all that you and your team have done in order to help settle my case.

    - Micheline M.
  • “Michael Fay was on point since the very first day”

    Michael Fay was on point since the very first day and met my expectations above what I expected. He fulfilled what I doubted and made it possible and real. He's the best attorney for personal injury cases, no one like him. Best! best! best!

    - Jill S.
  • “I would recommended Eric in a heart beat”

    I would recommended Eric in a heart beat he handle my case he was there for me all the way and he fights for the rights for his clients he helped me all the way I couldn't ask for any other attorney but him he is an excellent attorney if anyone needs a work comp/injury attorney hire Eric he is the best attorney my work comps case we won the case he will fight for you no matter what , thank you Eric for everything you did for me and my family I rate Eric 10 plus more stars!

    - Melissa M.
  • “Eric Nelson has been a great help throughout my case”

    Eric Nelson has been a great help throughout my case, he has helped me understand things I didn't understand...and helped me walk through things I didn't get.. overall I recommend this to everyone.

    - Arefa A.
  • “Hands down Eric Nelson is the best attorney in the state of Minnesota”

    I’m from Dallas Texas and I got hurt during a job in Minnesota. Hands down Eric Nelson is the best attorney in the state of Minnesota. I told him what was going on with my case and he fought tooth & mail for me. Trust me you are in great hands

    - Darren S.
  • “Michael Fay is a professional attorney who exudes excellence.”

    Michael Fay is a professional attorney who exudes excellence. I had the immense pleasure of working with him on a personal injury case that required a lot of time and negotiation. Michael worked tirelessly to ensure the client was happy. The opposing party was not willing to approve a settlement based on his clients claims. Michael was able to foster a very tactful and intelligent dialogue with the opposing counsel to reach a very lucrative settlement for his client.

    - Mike H.

Sound Counsel for the Wrongfully Injured in Minneapolis

Our compassionate personal injury lawyers at Fay & Associates are committed to helping good people take back their lives after wrongful injuries. Whether you suffered a dog bite, brain injury, or other type of preventable harm due to negligence, our seasoned attorneys can aggressively pursue justice and maximum compensation on your behalf. Since 1997, our dedicated advocates have represented the best interests of clients throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. With nearly three decades of experience and over $10 million recovered for our clients, you can trust our firm to deliver the reliable advocacy you deserve. 

An unexpected injury can disrupt your life and threaten your financial security. Contact us online to consult with an experienced Twin Cities attorney. 

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