If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident it is best that you hire truck accident lawyers who are knowledgeable in the state laws and truck regulations where the accident occurred. Reckless driving by truckers can lead to serious injuries such as:
Because of a trucks size and weight to a car's size and weight when you are involved in a crash that involves a tractor-trailer or other commercial vehicle, the results can be devastating. In addition, filing a lawsuit for a truck accident is more complex than car crash cases because compliance with truck safety regulations and industry standards is an important part of handling semi-truck crash cases. Contact us today to speak with a truck accident attorney in Columbia or Charleston, SC.
Truck and Tractor-trailer accidents can result when drivers of large commercial vehicles fail to live up to their obligations. Truck drivers are required to have a professional commercial driver's license and are expected to check their load balance carefully, comply with all federal and state safety regulations and drive in a safe way to avoid injuring other motorists, bicyclists or pedestrians.
Unfortunately, some truck drivers make careless mistakes. These mistakes can cost motorists their lives in a collision with a tractor-trailer.
Some of the top causes of tractor-trailer crashes include:
We hope that you or a loved one never experience a serious accident with a truck or tractor trailer, but if you do it is important to act quickly to preserve your rights and get the justice you deserve. Because trucking companies have to carry large insurance polices due to the significant damage a truck accident can incur, the insurance company may quickly try to diminish your claim to help deter against a substantial settlement that you may be entitled due to the fault of the truck driver. Don't let the trucking company take advantage or you, call the Shealey Law Firm now to make sure your rights and your future are preserved with help from a truck accident attorney.