Sharing the road with large commercial trucks is commonplace for motorists in Virginia. While these massive vehicles play an important role in intrastate and interstate commerce, commercial trucks also generate many dangers on the roadways. Trucking companies rely on truck drivers to make timely and safe shipments and deliveries, but this does not always occur. Due to long hauls, overworked truckers and fatigued truck drivers, many errors could be made behind the wheel. This could easily be the cause of a serious or even fatal truck crash.
The aftermath of a truck accident can be horrendous. These massive vehicles could severely damage the automobiles involved, resulting in serious injuries to those traveling within the vehicle. T Crandall & Katt, our experienced attorneys understand the devastation and the pain and suffering that can arise from a truck crash; thus, we are dedicated to helping victims in the Roanoke area assert their rights.
Taking action following a truck crash means taking the time to understand how the crash even occurred. Our law firm is prepared to request police reports, conduct further investigation, analyze documents, obtain witness accounts and consult with experts in order to prove the cause of a truck accident.
In some cases, truck accidents are a result of a federal trucking regulation violation. In these cases, we will uncover the evidence to prove this claim. Additionally, we will help our clients hold both a negligent trucking company and truck driver liable for the crash.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s truck accidents website. Although no one expects to be involve din a truck crash, the reality is that these do occur and could significantly alter the lives of victims. Therefore, injured victims should be prepared to assert their rights, helping them collect compensation for losses and damages.