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Truck Maintenance Issues

For many years, the trucking accident personal injury lawyers at The Doan Law Firm have provided our clients the maximum amount of compensation due to trucking accidents caused by truck driver and trucking company negligence regarding the vehicle’s maintenance.

Our firm has the experience in all types of wrongful death and personal injury claims as they relate to passenger vehicle and trucking accident/trucking company negligence regarding the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMSCA) truck maintenance regulations, including but not limited to:

  • Truck tire blowouts;
  • Tractor trailer decoupling;
  • Load violations;
  • Overloaded trailers;
  • Truck brake failures;
  • Inadequate or non-working reflectors and lights

If either you or a loved one has been injured in a trucking accident due to truck maintenance issues, the trucking accident personal injury lawyers at The Doan Law Firm will provide you with the compassion, experience and resources you need to pursue your rightful compensation

Our firm provides a free no obligation initial consultation in order for you not only to have your most pressing questions answered in a no pressure situation, but also to discover the merits of your case as well as your best path forward.

If you desire our services, we’ll take your case on a contingency basis, meaning that you don’t pay any legal costs upfront or throughout the duration of your case. Instead, we earn our fee only after obtaining a successful outcome on your trucking claim, through a small percentage of the settlement we win on your behalf.

In other words, if we fail to obtain a successful outcome on your trucking claim, you’ll never owe us a dime.

Trucking Companies Are Responsible For Truck Maintenance

Performing regular maintenance on semi-trucks is a critical necessity when they’re driving on the nation’s highways. Compliant companies perform maintenance as a preventative measure and follow the procedures for inspections to help prevent the occurrence of failures while the truck is in operation. These procedures also help reduce the company’s reliance on the truck driver, as the drivers themselves may know little about the detection of deficiencies within their vehicle. In other words, just because someone can drive a truck safely doesn’t mean they know how to maintain a truck safely. Similarly, just because you know how to operate your car doesn’t mean you know how to change your alternator. Thus, the responsibility for truck maintenance is placed upon the trucking companies.

When a semi-truck gets into an accident due to mechanical problems or unsafe equipment, there are many different parties that can be held liable for damages. Some, a combination of, or all of the following can be held liable for damages:

  • Parts manufacturers;
  • The owners;
  • Maintenance subcontractors

If either you or a loved one has been injured in a trucking accident that’s been caused due to a maintenance/mechanical issue of a semi-truck you’re entitled to seek fair and full compensation for your:

  • Lost earnings past and future;
  • Medical treatment;
  • Injuries;
  • Pain and suffering;
  • Other damages relating to your trucking claim

The simple fact is that you may not be aware that the accident happened due to a mechanical failure. That’s why it’s essential that you speak with a trucking accident personal injury firm that’s experienced in these types of claims and do so as soon as possible after the incident. Time is of the essence.

There are many trucking companies that will attempt to cover their tracks by:

  • Making alterations to their maintenance schedules;
  • Destroying maintenance schedules;
  • Otherwise covering their tracks to avoid our investigators;

Don’t allow the trucking companies to get away with this. Allow our investigators and our experienced personal injury lawyers to do their jobs in order to get you the compensation you and your family deserve.

Contact The Doan Law Firm

The Doan Law Firm has both the professional obligation and the financial resources to investigate your accident and pursue your claim until you’ve received the maximum possible compensation for your claim. Our firm takes personal injury claims throughout the country and handles serious trucking accidents of all types.

There are times that victims may not be fully aware of the full extent of their injuries and the full extent of the losses they’ve incurred either now or in the future. Since there are strict statutes of limitations in many states, it’s imperative that you have specialized legal counsel on your side immediately after your accident. If your injuries have left you unable to travel, the lawyers at The Doan Law Firm will travel to you no matter where you are, whether it’s to your place of business, your home, or to your hospital room.

Please contact us at any time 24/7/365, no matter the time of day or holiday. Our experienced trucking accident personal injury lawyers are available to take your call no matter the time of day or holiday at (800) 349-0000. We look forward to helping you soon.

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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