We have all experienced a close call on the highway with a large truck. Thanks to a quick reaction or a bit of luck, we managed to avoid the collision. However, when a driver cannot avoid a collision with a large truck, the consequences are devastating.
A personal injury claim against a trucking company is a complex lawsuit that requires the assistance of an experience trucking accident attorney.
Tremendous amounts of discovery are necessary in these cases. Regulations, shell corporations, owner-operators, accident reconstructions, distance calculations… the list of considerations in investigating trucking accidents requires an attention to detail to obtain a just recovery for victims of truck accidents. Like operators of regular motor vehicles, the drivers of tractor trailers, tandems and other large trucks are required to operate with the highest degree of care. Additionally, the employers of these drivers are required to make reasonable investigations into the background and driving records of these operators. In some cases, the employers have also trained the drivers and must use the same standard of care when they place these drivers on our roads.
Truck Accident lawyer Michael Sudekum has represented victims of a highway truck accidents and obtained justice on their behalf. The weight and speed of these large vehicles results in devastating collisions that, unfortunately, result in serious injuries or deaths. In most cases, the economic consequences of truck accidents require the assistance of a skilled advocate.
In you or your family or friends has sustained serious injuries or death as a result of negligent truck operator, contact attorney Michael Sudekum for a free consultation of your legal rights.
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