If I do choose to file a lawsuit to obtain compensation for my injuries sustained in a trucking accident, who is held responsible?

Numerous parties may be named as being responsible for the trucking accident. However, the main culpability generally rests with the person who was negligent in their duty of care at the time of the accident and if that same individual and/or others were at fault for the collision.

In the vast majority of trucking accidents, the trucker/operator is at fault for the collision. However, there may have been a mechanical issue, a fatigued driver trying to meet a time deadline and quota, an improperly secured load or poor road conditions. The reasons for the accident are always important to note, as they dictate what evidence needs to be secured to prove your case.

If there are a number of issues involved in the accident, there could be multiple parties named as defendants. For this reason, you need the assistance of an experienced truck accident lawyer to determine who should be held accountable for your accident.

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