St. Louis Truck Tire Blowout Lawyer

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Are you facing a long recovery process after being the victim of a truck tire blowout accident?

If so, the Miller & Hine legal team wants you to have all the information you need to make the best decisions after your accident. That’s why we encourage victims of truck tire accidents to contact us for a free, no-obligation case review and consultation.

While this guide will be helpful to you in establishing the fundamentals, a confidential consultation will allow us to learn about the details of your case and give you sound advice on your next course of action.

If you wish to speak to a qualified St. Louis truck accident lawyer at no cost, call (314) 413-2053 or book your case review and consultation online today.

What Is A Truck Tire Blowout? How Does It Cause Accidents?

A tire blowout is when a tire on a vehicle suddenly, and usually with no warning, explodes. When a large truck (such as a semi with a tractor-trailer attached) does this, it can yield dangerous and potentially fatal consequences.

As demonstrated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Large Truck Crash Causation Study, 8,000 crashes are attributable to tire problems like a blowout. In 2021, 661 individuals lost their lives in motor vehicle crashes attributable to tire malfunction, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA).

Reasons a tire truck blowout can occur include:

What Types Of Accidents Occur After A Tire Blowout?

Many catastrophic incidents on the road can result from a truck tire blowout. Loss of control of the truck, drifting into other lanes, rollovers, collisions with other cars or objects, sending debris flying, and multi-car pileups are all potential outcomes of a truck tire blowout.

A truck tire blowout can have disastrous results, endangering the safety of motorists and other road users and seriously damaging property.

Determining Who Is Liable After A Truck Tire Blowout Accident

Truck accidents can be complex, with multiple groups facing the potential liability of causing the accident.

Those who could be liable for a truck tire blowout include:

Why Work With A Lawyer In Your Truck Tire Accident Case?

A good legal team, like the St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Miller & Hine, can:

At Miller & Hine, we never seek anything less than maximum compensation in your tire truck accident case. Contact us by calling (314) 413-2053 or scheduling your appointment online.