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
- truck owner or cartage company
- 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.