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Devastating truck accidents happen thousands of times each year. To make matters worse, not everyone who is hit by a negligent truck driver gets the compensation that they need to recover without draining their finances. Do not let this unfortunate situation happen to you without putting up a fight.
Come to Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers in Bossier City and tell us what happened. You might have a chance to secure significant compensation from the liable parties, which might go beyond just the truck driver. With our legal professionals on your side, you can leave everything up to us, so you do not have to worry about getting caught up in the details when you should be resting.
In most truck accident cases, the liability for what happened can be clearly traced back to a mistake of the truck driver. When driving such an enormous and heavy vehicle, a single moment of negligence can spell disaster. We know how to investigate a truck accident to figure out exactly what the truck driver did wrong.
Common forms of truck driver negligence include:
Some truck accidents are not caused purely by the mistakes of the commercial truck driver. Investigations might reveal that the company that employed that truck driver also made inexcusable judgment errors that contributed indirectly or directly to the crash. If this happened in your case, then we might be able to file against the trucking company’s insurance policy, which could make it simpler for you to get full compensation before insurance caps hit.
Different forms of trucking company negligence include:
Did you know that some truck accidents can be caused by third parties that you might not have even known existed? It is true. Third-party negligence is a serious concern in the trucking industry. Many companies and parties are involved in the average shipping route, and a serious mistake at any point can dramatically increase the risk of a truck accident happening later.
Examples of third-party negligence that causes truck accidents include: