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Isn’t just the truck driver responsible for an accident, and not the trucking company? They were not driving the truck.

Typically, in every trucking accident case we have handled, both the driver and the company they works for is responsible. While the trucker was driving the rig and is likely responsible for the accident, the fact is that companies can and do push drivers past safe limits to meet deadlines. Some put drivers on the road without much training. Some companies keep drivers on the road despite them having a track record for accidents. There could be a myriad of reasons why a driver is on the road when they perhaps should not be. In cases like that, the company and the trucker are liable for negligence.

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