When it comes to personal injury cases, truck accidents are not the same as car accidents. State and federal regulations require trucks to carry higher amounts of insurance coverage. Truck drivers are also required to meet higher safety standards than other drivers. When a trucking company or a driver violates the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation Act in any capacity, that individual or group is at fault for an accident.
Obviously, the driver of a truck that causes an accident is probably at fault for the incident, but there are other parties that can be sued as well. We investigate every aspect of your case to determine who is liable for your damages.
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If you are injured in a truck accident, don't start dealing with insurance companies right away. Instead, you need to hire a skilled team of lawyers who can investigate your situation and figure out the best way to proceed.
Truck drivers are required to maintain a log and are only allowed to drive for a certain number of hours per day to prevent fatigue. Also, truck owners are supposed to keep records regarding the maintenance of their vehicles. Our team can check these records and investigate police reports to determine whether there is any compelling evidence that could prove fault and assist you in achieving a just settlement or verdict.
We have more than 200 years of combined experience to use to your benefit. We use this experience in a collaborative way; our team of lawyers works together on each client's case. We are AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubble® and have been listed as one of the Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report. Contact us today for a free case evaluation!
DiTrapano Barrett DiPiero McGinley & Simmons, PLLC serves the following counties: Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Mingo, McDowell, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Lincoln, and Putnam.
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