Dozens of details must be carefully attended to when loading an 18-wheeler so that it can be driven safely. For instance:
- If a load isn't secured properly it can fall or tumble off the truck, striking a person or vehicle or landing in the road and causing another accident.
- If a truck is overloaded and the truck's brakes are poorly maintained, the truck's trailer can jackknife, pushing the entire rig into other vehicles.
- A truck can become unstable or difficult to control of it isn't loaded properly.
Numerous federal regulations are in place to govern the loading of trucks and to prevent accidents, yet trucking companies and freight loaders often fail in their duty to load trucks properly. If you have been injured or have lost a loved one in a truck accident and have questions regarding your legal rights, we can help.
Experienced in Handling the Many Complexities of Truck Accident Claims
A common challenge when litigating truck accidents involving improper loading is the uncovering of important information through investigation. Lawyer David S. Jasmer and The Jasmer Law Firm have succeeded in creatively and successfully obtaining valuable information in numerous truck accident claims and have recovered numerous six- and seven-figure awards.
We are also skilled in identifying defendants in complex truck accident cases. In truck accident cases involving improper loading, defendants can include the trucking company, the truck driver, the owner of the trailer, the truck loader, the shipper and others. Each time a defendant is successfully identified additional insurance dollars become available to compensate you for your injuries.
For prompt and accurate answers following a truck accident caused by improper loading, contact our firm. We can arrange for a convenient, no-charge consultation.
Contact The Jasmer Law Firm
Do you believe improper loading of a tractor-trailer caused your accident? Discuss the matter with us in a free consultation. We handle cases on a contingency fee basis. To contact attorney David Jasmer, call 312-386-7011 or 866-920-6021.