$73.21 Million Verdict Birth Injury
The Buckingham & Vega legal team secured a $73.21 million verdict on behalf of a baby who was catastrophically injured due to the negligence of their doctor and medical team.
Record-Setting $72 Million Verdict Birth Injury
The Buckingham & Vega team obtained a $72 Million verdict in a birth injury case when an OB/ GYN failed to properly monitor the mom during pregnancy.
$16 Million Truck Accident
Buckingham & Vega obtained a $16 million settlement in a truck accident case. The truck driver was speeding and inattentive (texting) and crashed into the rear of a pickup truck stopped at a stoplight.
$14 Million Dram Shop Liability
Our team obtained a $14 million dram shop verdict on behalf of a client who was injured due to negligence.
13 Million Truck Accident
Our team secured a 13 million settlement in a truck accident case. An eighteen-wheeler made an unsafe turn in front of a car driven by a grandmother and her family. The grandmother was killed and the family suffered severe injuries.
13 Million Work Injury
Buckingham & Vega represented an oilfield worker who was killed when their company failed to properly train its employees on how to safely move waste bins. Our client was killed when he became trapped between two bins.
Arizona Truck Accident Statistics
Wrecks with large trucks can cause injuries, property damage, and even death in serious cases. Looking at statistics from the state, you can better understand the types of truck accidents that happen in Arizona and how they relate to what happened to you. The Arizona Department of Transportation released a guide of motor vehicle crash facts in the state in 2020.
In this report, they listed the amount of crashes that different kinds of large trucks have been involved in, and whether they contained fatalities, injuries, or property damage only. Some of the large trucks included are tractor trailers, concrete mixers, dump trucks, garbage trucks, tow trucks, and others. Here are the statistics listed for all of these truck types combined:
- 10,713 crashes in total
- 105 fatal crashes
- 2,411 injury crashes
- 8,197 property damage only crashes
A high proportion of accidents between trucks and cars result in property damage, as shown in the list above. This list also shows that many result in injuries, and some are even deadly. In these accidents, typically the passengers of the regular sized vehicles are more at risk for suffering fatal injuries. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the occupants of passenger vehicles are the victims in fatal truck accidents 67 percent of the time, whereas truck occupants are the victims 16 percent of the time.
A wreck with a commercial truck might cause you injuries and damages that leave you wanting to take legal action. Our Glendale, AZ truck accident attorney is here to help you hold them accountable and get justice for your damages.