Truck accidents injured over 100,000 people in 2012. When these vehicles are involved in accidents, the consequences can be devastating. Because of the inherent vehicles that these vehicles pose, the federal government regulates almost every aspect of the industry. This includes a requirement that operators of commercial vehicles such as semis or tractor-trailers conduct a thorough pre-trip inspection. When they fail to do so, they often operate vehicles that can pose a serious risk of harm to the public. Anyone who has been involved in an accident they suspect was caused by a dangerous truck should discuss their case with an experienced Coweta County truck accident lawyer.
Safety Issues can Cause Serious Accidents
There are many issues that could be averted by simply conducting a pre-trip inspection. Among the most common include:
Coupling device failure
Problems with conspicuity requirements
After an accident, it is important to reconstruct and understand the exact reasons that a truck accident occurred. An experienced lawyer will review the facts of your case and uncover any evidence of negligence, should it exist. The federal regulations that apply to the trucking industry can be extremely complicated, and not every lawyer is familiar with them. The effective way to make sure that you get the compensation you deserve is to discuss your case with a lawyer who understands the trucking industry and has a track record of success representing truck accident victims.
Contact a Coweta County truck accident personal injury attorney for a free consultation
When truck drivers drive vehicles that are unsafe, serious accidents can occur. Our lawyers know how to get each client we represent the compensation they deserve. We work tirelessly to ensure that our clients get the compensation to which they are entitled, and are dedicated to holding negligent truck drivers accountable. To schedule a free consultation with an experienced Coweta County truck accident lawyer, call the Law Offices of Shane Smith today at (770) 487-8999.