If you are involved in a trucking accident, it is important that a timely investigation of the crash be performed since there is only a small window of time to acquire all of the necessary information from the crash. There are many factors involved in each trucking accident that are important in determining who is at fault and whether you have a case in which to present.
Trucking accidents only account for a small percentage of all automobile accidents, but they still contribute to hundreds of thousands of accidents and injuries per year. Understanding why an accident took place is the first step when accessing a trucking crash. There are a number of factors and participants whom may be held liable for a trucking accident including:
-The operator of the truck or trailer
-The operator(s) of the other vehicle(s) involved in the accident
-The titleholder or owner of the truck or contributing automobiles
-The business that is leasing the truck from its titleholder or owner.
-The manufacturer of the trucks parts including but not limited to its tires, axels, brakes and other working parts.
All of these components can make it very difficult in figuring who will be held liable for the accident. Consulting an experienced attorney immediately after an accident can make a big difference in whatever injuries or damages your insurance provider will compensate you for.
The federal government regulates the trucking industry, deciding all of the laws and compliances to set forth. They set standards that trucking companies and drivers must meet and be held accountable to. We have the experience necessary to handle automobile accidents and are well versed in all transportation laws and compliances including Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations.