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Large trucks, SUVs, semis and big rigs are more prone to rolling over and causing serious accidents than other types of vehicles. Pickup trucks and passenger vans are higher from the ground than passenger cars and are therefore also more likely to cause rollover accidents. Rollover accidents are caused by excessive speed, dangerous turning maneuvers or if a truck’s load was not balanced properly.

Causes of Rollover Accidents

Rollover accidents can be caused by the following factors:

Excessive speed

Careless turning and maneuvering around a turn or curve

Alcohol or drug use

Reckless driving

Driver fatigue or excessive hours of driving

Improper Lane Change

Inappropriate maneuvering


Improperly balanced loads

Rollover accidents kill more than 10,000 people each year in the United States.

Compensation for Rollover Accidents

Unlike many other types of accidents, people who are involved in a rollover accident generally suffer more serious injuries. Victims who survive rollover accidents may have major injuries requiring years of recovery or a lifetime of care.

The rate of serious injury in passenger vehicle rollover crashes is 36 percent higher than in crashes where there is no rollover.

Through consultation with medical experts, we help families if needed with an expert determine a life-care plan that covers future surgery, physical therapy, home modifications and other long-term needs, including at-home nursing help and other aides. Victims can also collect for medical bills, lost wages and future earning potential, pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment. In wrongful death claims, we represent family members in recovering damages for lost income, loss of companionship of the loved one, and for emotional distress. The firm’s track record of success at trial and in court will help ensure a positive outcome following a traumatic rollover accident.

Free Consultation: Missouri Car and SUV Rollover Attorney

For a free consultation with The Roberts Law Firm P.C., call toll free at 866-585-5643, 636-530-9199, or contact us online. We want to help you get the medical care and compensation you need to rebuild your life.

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