Defective truck equipment is a common cause of truck collision accidents. Sometimes, the trucking company or its driver is responsible for a defect that leads to an accident. Other times, the truck manufacturer or truck part manufacturer can be held accountable. In these situations, it can be difficult to discover exactly who is responsible. That is why it is so important to have a skilled truck collision attorney. We can obtain the truck driver’s log or the truck’s “black box” to investigate the driver’s actions. We can also investigate whether any defects were discovered during required safety inspections at truck scales scattered across U.S. interstates.
Some of the most common truck defects that lead to accidents are:
In addition to these common defects, there are a number of areas of concern when investigating defective truck equipment. A thorough investigation is often necessary to ascertain the actual cause of the collision, and the longer you wait, the harder it is to determine the true cause. Goldblatt + Singer has handled over 25,000 cases, so you know your case will be in good hands. If you or a family member has suffered because of defective truck equipment, please do not hesitate to call our attorneys.
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