What do I do if I was hit by a truck driver that police said was high or drunk?

Although there are federal regulations and laws in place regarding this kind of a situation, some truckers still make the choice to drive while under the influence.

According to the law, commercial truckers are supposed to follow very strict laws while on the road. They are often required to submit to alcohol and drug testing. However, accidents involving a heavy commercial truck whose driver was intoxicated or high still happen frequently. In a personal injury lawsuit in situations like this, there are a number of individuals who may be sued for compensation for injuries, including the trucker, the truck owner, the employer, the owner of the trailer, the owner of the load of the trailer and possibly the mechanic who worked on truck. If you or a loved one was were involved in an accident involving a truck, contact Schuelke Law.

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