Who is Liable in a Truck Accident?
Accidents involving trucks can be devastating. With their size and weight, trucks can cause significant damage to you and your vehicle, including serious injury or even death. If you live in Nashua and are involved in an accident with a truck it’s important that you seek the counsel of an experienced truck accident attorney because of the many complications associated with this type of case. At the Law Offices of Van Dorn, Curtiss, & Rousseau we work diligently to get the compensation you deserve.
Truck accidents pose a level of complexity not generally associated with common car accidents. If you’ve been struck by a truck it’s not as simple as proving negligence from the driver, as many parties may play a role in the liability of the trucking accident. There are also many state and federal regulations that come into the equation that may impact your claim.
Parties who may be liable for your truck accident include:
- Truck driver
- Trucking company
- Truck and parts manufacturers
- Truck mechanics
- Federal truck inspectors and weigh station employees
- Cargo loading company