According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in the year 2005 there were 78,000 injury producing truck accidents, and nearly 5,000 fatal crashes involving semi-trucks. This alarming statistic emphasizes the need for trucks, which drivers encounter daily on our nation’s highways, to be properly manufactured and maintained. Unfortunately, not all parties are vigilant in this respect.
Truck accidents can result in serious and even life-altering complications for victims and their families. If you or a loved one was injured in a truck accident due to the negligent practices of a trucking company or truck manufacturer, you may be entitled to compensation. The Wausau truck malfunction attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® can help you to determine the appropriateness of legal action in your case. Contact us at 800-242-2874 today.
There are many different parts and systems which must be properly designed, built, installed, and maintained in order for a commercial truck to function safely and correctly while on the roadway. Though the variety of potential defects and malfunctions is significant, the following are some of the most frequently encountered dangers:
A sudden lack of control because of a tire blowout or brake malfunction can lead to serious accidents that truck driver’s are powerless to prevent. Accordingly, it is important to protect your interests when you have been injured in such an accident.
If a truck manufacturer or trucking company’s negligence has led to an accident which created these difficulties, you may be able to recover compensation. Contact the Wausau part defect attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling 800-242-2874.