We could go on about the heightened risks associated with a truck accident due to the size of the semi-trucks, but quite frankly the dangers of colliding with a large truck are only part of the problem. A truck accident will almost certainly take a larger toll on your body than a normal car accident, but it may surprise you to learn that it could also take a bigger toll on your finances.
Truck Companies Will Try To Minimize Their Liability
Many car accidents involve two or more people, who were not expecting to get in an accident, and are thus ill-prepared for the fallout. This can make a lawsuit much fairer because both parties are entering on an even playing field. However, with truck accidents, the trucking companies are always considering the possibility that their trucks could be involved in an accident, and they take steps to minimize their liability should such an accident occur. This can make it very difficult for victims of truck accidents to get the compensation they deserve.
The truth is that there are a variety of factors that could prove that the trucking company was liable in the accident. The condition of the truck is their responsibility, as is the hiring of qualified, careful truck drivers. For a list of truck company liabilities as well as more information about how truck companies try to cover all of their bases, visit our webpage.
Contact KFFJ For Legal Help
Because truck companies are prepared for accidents, they will move quickly and efficiently should an accident occur. It is imperative that you move just as quickly and efficiently in order to hold them responsible for the actions of their vehicles and employees. If you live in Virginia and you or a loved one has been in a trucking accident, don’t hesitate to contact our law office and find out how we can help you get the compensation you deserve.