Truck Accident Law Guide

Have you been injured in a truck accident? Multiple factor may contribute to a truck accident, such as driver error, company negligence, another driver’s negligence, or equipment failure. There may also be multiple parties’ liable, making determining liability more difficult than a standard automobile accident. How do all these factors affect your claim? Find out more, and how a lawyer may be able to help you receive compensation.

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  • ContentWhat is Truck Accident Law?

    Truck accident law covers personal injuries sustained by occupants of a passenger vehicle as a result of a collision with a commercial freight truck, also known as an 18-wheeler or "big rig." Liability in these cases is premised on the doctrine of negligence. Because the negligent party is a professional truck driver, multiple sources of law will apply.

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  • ContentDetermining Liability in a Truck Accident

    When facing physical injuries and property damage after a commercial truck accident, one of the main concerns is liability. Trucking accidents may involve many different parties, including the truck manufacturer, the driver, the trucking company, or the other vehicle’s driver. How do you know who can be held liable?

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  • ContentHow Driver Impairment or Distraction Affects Liability in a Truck Accident

    Truck driver negligence is a common cause of commercial truck accidents. When a driver is distracted, fatigued, or otherwise impaired and causes an accident, he should be held liable for the physical and property damages caused.

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  • ContentProving Causation in a Truck Accident

    There are many factors which may contribute to the cause of a commercial truck accident. But what do you actually need in order to prove causation? Learn what evidence is needed to prove the cause of a truck accident and how this evidence may affect your case.

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  • ContentLegal Options after a Truck Accident and How a Lawyer Can Help

    Commercial truck accidents are often the most devastating type of automobile accident, but can also be the most confusing to handle afterwards. Learn what your legal options are after a commercial truck accident and how a lawyer may be able to help you receive compensation.

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