Generally the drivers big rigs drive professionally and courteously as best they can, but there are always some less responsible folks in the mix. Whether aggressive driving, weariness, or distracted driving are the cause, commercial vehicle accidents happen more and more frequently. How do you determine fault if you find yourself the victim of a truck driver’s negligent driving?
Many factors can lead to an accident involving a tractor trailer. Here are some common causes:
The Blame Game
When it comes to truck accidents, there is a web of players who may be responsible for a victim’s injuries, including:
The trucking, hauling, and leasing companies often argue among themselves over whose insurance will compensate the victim. For example, the truck company might claim that the accident was caused by defective brakes. In turn, the brake company might then point the finger at the leasing company, claiming that it failed to maintain the brakes in good working order.
Contact An Attorney
If you’ve been involved in an accident with a commercial vehicle and you feel that it was through no fault of your own, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our skilled attorneys for counsel on the matter.