Car and Truck Accidents


Car and Truck Accident Attorneys in Chicago

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If you or a loved one has been injured in a trucking accident, the first step is to secure representation from a truck accident attorney who knows how to conduct a thorough investigation that can uncover the cause of the accident.

Semi tractor-trailers create real risk on our roads and highways. It is a simple fact that cars and trucks weighing 3,000 to 5,000 pounds and traveling at high rates of speed share the roadways with 18-wheelers weighing 80,000 pounds fully loaded. That weight difference makes semis harder to control, harder to stop in an emergency and more likely to create catastrophic injuries when an accident occurs.

Chicago, with its central location, is a major hub for truck traffic. We are exposed to a high level of commercial trucking traffic that can cause serious accidents.

To schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Chicago truck accident lawyers, call 312-818-2591 or contact us online.

Contact Our Chicago Truck Accident Lawyers

There are many issues that need to be examined in an effective investigation. Our Truck Accident law firm understands the federal regulations that govern the trucking industry. We are skilled at utilizing accident reconstruction. We look at log books, black boxes, trip recorders, footage from red light and intersection cameras and any other evidence that will give us a clear picture of who is liable for your injuries.


At Trapp & Geller, our firm has more than 30 years of experience helping those who have been injured. We are dedicated to helping our clients secure the medical and financial resources they need to recover from their injuries. During our decades of helping people, we have prevailed in thousands of cases and helped our clients secure hundreds of millions of dollars. Our record of success for our clients is something we are very proud of and we continue that tradition of excellence with each new client with whom we work.

Schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Chicago truck accident attorneys by calling 312-818-2591 or by contacting us online.

Common Types of Truck Accidents

Some common causes of trucking accidents include:

  • Driver fatigue
  • Aggressive driving/speeding
  • Drug and alcohol abuse
  • Improper/negligent maintenance
  • Shifting loads
  • Cargo falling off a trailer

We have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.


Awarded to Client Struck by a Truck Who Failed To Stop At Posted Stop Sign


Verdict For Client Who was Hit By a Mack Truck & Suffered Shoulder Injury

Office Location

205 W Wacker Dr., Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60606
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Contact Information

Phone: 312-368-1444
Fax: 312-263-1108

The law offices of Trapp & Geller, located in downtown Chicago, serves clients throughout the Chicago metropolitan area and the State of Illinois.