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Improper Maintenance

Improper Maintenance Truck Accident Injury and Your Legal Rights

A major cause of commercial truck accidents in the United States is improper maintenance. Time and again, semi-truck owners and operators fail to undertake appropriate maintenance on a rig. More often than not, the decision to forgo proper maintenance is made to reduce expenses and increase profits. A truck accident injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm, at (800) 349-0000, fights to protect your vital interests if you have been injured in a commercial big rig collision caused by improper maintenance.

When commercial truck owners and operators make the decision to cut and run regarding maintenance, they jeopardize the safety and welfare of the community at large. Improperly maintained semi-trucks can malfunction when on roadways, resulting in major accidents that result in innocent people like you experiencing severe injuries. Every year, innocent men, women, and children are killed in a commercial truck accident arising from an owner or operator failing to undertake proper vehicle maintenance.

If you or a loved one have been injured in truck accident caused by improper maintenance, you must understand your legal rights. This includes fully understanding the vital importance of hiring a fighter, a truck accident injury attorney with your interests at heart.

Who is Responsible for Injuries in an Improper Maintenance Commercial Truck Accident?

A key task of an improper maintenance truck accident injury lawyer is identifying all of the parties potentially responsible for the accident and your injuries. This can be a far more complicated and challenging task than you might realize on first blush.

A commercial truck owner is required to maintain a maintenance log, which may provide useful evidence on the state of the vehicle and who is responsible for maintaining the rig. Other evidence will be developed by a member of our legal team that will identify potential responsible parties. These may include:

  • truck owner or cartage company
  • driver
  • third party maintenance provider

Financial Compensation in Your Truck Accident Injury Case

Odds are if you have been involved in an accident with a commercial semi-truck, your injuries and losses are significant. You must get full compensation, the money you need to get your life back on track.

The nature and extent of compensation in a commercial truck accident case depends on the facts surrounding the accident and the type of injuries and losses you sustained. Nevertheless, these are losses that commonly are compensable in a truck accident claim:

  • medical bills and expenses
  • pain and suffering
  • mental anguish and emotional distress
  • permanent disability
  • permanent disfigurement
  • lost wages
  • property damage

Because of the extent of your injuries, and other losses, you may face ongoing issues. For example, you very well may require ongoing medical care and treatment into the future, including physical therapy. You may not be able to return to your job any time soon. You may also suffer chronic pain. All of these represent examples of losses for which you deserve financial compensation. A truck accident injury lawyer from our firm will fight to ensure that you obtain comprehensive financial recovery.

Improper Maintenance Truck Accident Injury Lawyer Fees

The Doan Law Firm has a fee guarantee for you. We never charge an attorney fee until we obtain justice and money for you.

A truck accident injury lawyer from our firm uses what is known as a contingency fee arrangement in a personal injury case, like a truck accident injury claim. Through this arrangement, you pay only a reasonable, agreed-to fee that is a percentage of the money we get for you.

Retain an Experienced Truck Accident Injury Lawyer from The Doan Law Firm

Protect your legal rights today by calling The Doan Law Firm truck accident injury hotline at (800) 349-0000. Our firm staffs the injury hotline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including on all major holidays.

We can schedule an initial consultation with a truck accident injury lawyer from our committed legal team at a time and place that is convenient for you. The Doan Law Firm has offices located across the United States. An attorney from our firm can also meet with you at your home or even at the hospital, if you are still in the midst of receiving treatment for your injuries. You can also meet with an attorney via a virtual consultation online.

At your initial consult with a truck accident injury lawyer, you will receive an evaluation of your case. You will be provided possible strategies we can initiate to obtain justice for you and the compensation you need. You will get answers to your questions. There is no charge for an initial consultation with an attorney from our firm.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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