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Trucking Accident Lawsuits in North Carolina

Asheville Truck Accident Lawyers

Trucking accident lawsuits are very complex and the stakes are high for victims and their families. The severe injuries that are so often the result of trucking accidents come at a high personal price and unimaginable lifetime financial costs. The trucking companies are experienced at fighting these claims and you need an experienced Asheville truck accident lawyer to stand up to them. Please call us today to learn more about how we can help you collect full and fair compensation.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

An experienced truck accident lawyer will conduct a thorough investigation of your accident to determine all of the underlying causes and contributing factors. Truck accidents are often the culmination of many problems, and we often find the real evidence hidden deep within the extensive records which trucking companies and truck drivers are required to keep.

Some common causes of truck accidents include:

  • Unrealistic schedules imposed on truck drivers
  • Driver fatigue
  • Speeding or excessive speed for the weather or road conditions
  • Inexperienced truck driver
  • Intoxication
  • Improperly loaded truck
  • Overloaded truck
  • Unsecured load
  • Poorly maintained truck
  • Defective truck
  • Defective roadway
  • Negligence on the part of other drivers

Truck Accident Responsibility

Determining who can be held responsible for a trucking accident involves in-depth investigation to determine if federal or state trucking regulations were violated. Very often the trucking company can be held responsible for an accident where the truck driver was at fault. Trucking companies have numerous legal responsibilities when it comes to proper hiring and monitoring of their drivers, maintain and repairing their trucks and much more.

Potential responsible parties in truck accidents include:

  • Trucking company (common carrier)
  • Truck driver
  • Other driver
  • Truck, parts, or equipment manufacturer
  • Truck, parts, or equipment seller
  • Third party contracted to maintain and repair truck
  • Freight shipper
  • Freight broker
  • Third party logistics provider (3PL)
  • Weigh station or weigh station personnel
  • Government entity responsible for design, construction, and/or maintenance of defective roadway

Truck accident victims need the help of an experienced truck accident lawyer. The Asheville accident attorney the Dan Pruitt Injury Law Firm is ready to help you and your family right away. Please give us a call at (864) 280-7660 to schedule your free initial consultation or contact us online today. We pursue Asheville trucking accident lawsuits on a contingency fee basis, so you do not pay anything up-front and we only get paid if we win monetary compensation for you.