Bad Weather Truck Accident Lawyers in St. Louis

St. Louis Truck Accident Lawyers fight for the rights of bad weather truck accident victims in Missouri and Illinois


Bad Weather Truck Accident Lawyers in Missouri. There are approximately 5,891,000 motor vehicle accidents that occur every year, with 21% of these crashes involving bad weather. Commercial truck accident collisions account for 9% of motor vehicle crashes in the U.S., which translates to 111,340 bad weather-related commercial truck accidents.

Chris Dixon

Founder and Managing Attorney

I pride myself on tirelessly fighting for the injury victims who continuously trust me with their cases. It is an honor to serve and a passion which drives my existence.

The St. Louis Bad Weather Truck Accident Lawyers at the Dixon Injury Firm know that truck accidents involving bad weather can cause catastrophic injuries and severe damages. If you suffered debilitating injuries in a commercial truck collision, you could be eligible to bring a Missouri bad weather truck accident claim, and recover a portion of, if not full, damages from the at-fault party. Whether you need help bringing an injury claim, collecting evidence of the crash, or filing a truck accident disability claim in St. Louis, the Dixon Injury Firm will be by your side every step of the way when recovering a Missouri bad weather-related truck accident settlement. Connect with our Bad Weather Truck Accident Lawyers in St. Louis today for more information on how our attorneys can help with your truck accident claim.

Missouri Bad Weather Truck Accident Lawyers

Commercial vehicles take approximately 40 times longer than passenger vehicles to come to a complete stop. Bad weather conditions can increase the amount of time that it takes for vehicles to stop completely, and in bad-weather related truck accidents, this increases the odds of severe injuries. If you need a Missouri Bad Weather Truck Accident Lawyer to represent your case, the Dixon Injury Firm has recovered medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, property damage, and other damages for countless Missouri injury claims. For a free case review by our Bad Weather Truck Accident Lawyers in Missouri, call (314) 409-7060 or 855-40-CRASH (toll-free).

$50 Million Recovered

Chris has recovered over $50 million for his injured clients, and can assist you with your injury claims. To get started on your personal injury case, contact our St. Louis injury attorneys today!

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Truck Accident Statistics | St. Louis Truck Accident Lawyers

The top 3 causes of truck accidents involving bad weather in Missouri include wet pavement, rain, and snow/sleet, closely followed by icy pavement, snow/slush, and fog. When there are bad weather conditions, it’s essential to reduce driving speeds by 3 to 13 percent, stay alert, keep a distance between you and other drivers, and give yourself more time than usual to come to a complete stop. Slick road conditions can cause traction issues, and as one of the more severe accident-related factors, cause severe, permanent, and life-altering injuries such as traumatic brain injuries, head injuries, back injuries, and in severe cases, partial or total disability.

According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, there were 66 fatalities and 243 critical injuries caused by commercial truck collisions between 2015-2017 in Missouri. After a truck accident involving bad weather, it’s crucial to stay calm, call 911, get medical treatment, and immediately consult a St. Louis Bad Weather Truck Accident Lawyer about the circumstances of your case. An experienced attorney can determine if you are eligible to recover a bad weather truck accident settlement under Missouri’s statute of limitations.

Trucking Laws in Missouri

Commercial truck drivers, otherwise known as CDL drivers, are required to comply with federal trucking laws. According to the United States Department of Transportation, commercial vehicle operators are restricted from working more than 168-hours in a week or driving for more than 11-hours in one shift. Following each shift, drivers are required to take 10 hours off to rest.

Federal Trucking Regulations

Failure to comply with federal trucking regulations can result in severe penalties, such as suspension or loss of a CDL license, fines, and in situations that involve severe accidents with another driver, jail time. Recently, a law was approved that restricts commercial drivers from using mobile phones while behind the wheel. One of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents is distracted driving, with the most common negligent driving behaviors being texting and driving.

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the law was passed after research showed that CDL drivers that text and drive are 23.2 times more likely than commercial truck drivers that don’t text and drive to be involved in a severe accident.

St. Louis Bad Weather Truck Accident Attorneys

If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a truck accident involving bad weather in Missouri, you need to consult the Dixon Injury Firm regarding your situation. Our St. Louis Bad Weather Truck Accident Attorneys have helped countless truck accident victims with their case’s and recovered more than $35,000,000 in medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other damages for bad weather truck accident claims in Missouri.

Recognized as a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by the National Trial Lawyers Association, Christopher Dixon is the top choice of Missouri residents for commercial truck accident claims. Chris Dixon has the experience needed to connect you and your family with resources during this challenging time, and the drive required to recover the maximum settlement for your St. Louis bad weather-related truck accident lawsuit.

When you need a Missouri Truck Accident Lawyer that you can count on for unwavering support, you need the Dixon Injury Firm representing your case. For more information on how our attorneys can help with your bad weather truck accident claim in St. Louis, call (314) 409-7060, 855-40-CRASH (toll-free), or connect with the Dixon Injury Firm today.

Missouri Statute of Limitations
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – Mobile Phone Restrictions for Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations – Hours of Service for Truck Drivers
Missouri Department of Transportation – 2015-2017 St. Louis Crash Report
U.S. Department of Transportation – Weather Impact on Roads

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Meet Christopher R. Dixon

Legal & Injury Representation St. Louis Deserves.

Results — that's what clients expect from Dixon Injury Firm. Chris brings years of personal injury law experience to the table. Based in St. Louis, his firm provides free consultations and contingency service to the high-caliber injury and liability legal arena. Tell us about your case and we'll show you how to win.

Recent Successes

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    Missouri Truck Accident

    $30,000.00 Settlement

    Missouri Car Crash With Minor Property Damage

  • $40,000 Settlement

    Missouri Low Impact Automobile Accident

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    Missouri Dog Bite

  • $45,000 Settlement

    Missouri Dog Bite

    $50,000 Settlement

    Missouri Auto Accident

  • $50,000 Settlement

    Missouri Car Accident Crash

    $65,000 Settlement

    Missouri Pedestrian Accident

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