Springfield Personal Injury and Criminal Defense

Auto Accident Attorney of Springfield, MA

Also Serving Amherst, Northampton, and the Surrounding Areas

Persistent Advocate for Truck Accident Victims in Massachusetts

When a tractor trailer and a car collide, the results for the car are never good. Springfield truck accident lawyer Robert H. Astor strives to ensure that the driver of the car does not also lose the resulting legal battle. He fights aggressively to ensure those responsible for truck accidents make their victims as whole as possible.

Complex litigation requires skilled truck accident attorneys

If you are involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer, 18-wheeler, or other commercial vehicle, the company’s insurer will have a team of attorneys working immediately to limit their liability. Attorney Astor works just as quickly and effectively to preserve evidence and protect your rights.

With more than 35 years of accident litigation experience, Attorney Astor has the resources and knowledge to protect clients. As a Springfield personal injury lawyer, he conducts a thorough investigation, including reviewing and safeguarding critical evidence such as trucking company policies and records. He interviews witnesses, and substantiates crucial, time-sensitive information.

At the Law Offices of Robert H. Astor, we understand trucking laws and the requirements for proving liability. And we retain reputable engineering, accident reconstruction, trucking, and medical experts to assist with these complex cases.

We represent clients involved in truck accidents on state and local roads, as well as the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) and Interstate 91. Our experience includes accidents caused by many factors:

  • Aggressive and reckless driving
  • Backing up carelessly
  • Blind spots
  • Brake failure
  • Defective parts
  • Driver error
  • Driver fatigue
  • Drunk driving
  • Equipment failures
  • Failure to inspect
  • Failure to maintain safety systems
  • Failure to yield the right of way
  • Failure to signal turns
  • Inadequate driver training
  • Lack of crashworthiness
  • Negligent hiring
  • Overloading
  • Overturning trucks
  • Poor design of the truck or its parts
  • Shifting loads
  • Speeding
  • Sudden stops
  • Unlicensed drivers
  • Violations of the rules of the road
  • Weather

See the difference 33 years of experience can make

If something you hold dear is at stake, you owe it to yourself to permit the Law Offices of Robert H. Astor to assess your options. For personal injury and medical malpractice clients, we offer a free initial consultation and charge you no attorney’s fees unless we recover money for you.

From our offices in Springfield and Northampton, we proudly represent truck and car accident victims in all western Massachusetts communities. Contact us online or by calling 413-781-1144 or 413-584-4348.

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Springfield Office
1414 Main Street, Suite 1450
Springfield, MA 01144
Phone: 413-781-1144
Northampton Office
Potpourri Plaza
241 King Street - Suite 217
Northampton, MA 01060
Phone: 413-584-4348
Amherst Office
6 University Drive - Suite 206-134
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: 413-253-0111