Truck Maintenance Negligence or Faulty Maintenance Can Cause Accidents
Semi-trucks and 18-wheelers are dangerous machines that need to be treated properly and handled safely. When there is a lack of property maintenance on the vehicle, or that maintenance is faulty, it can often result in accidents with tragic injuries and even wrongful death. If you have been injured in an auto accident involving a commercial truck, it is important to speak with a lawyer to determine the cause.
At the law firm of Woodruff Johnson & Evans, our truck accident lawyers have extensive experience handling claims throughout Illinois. We understand the trucking industry, the regulations that govern it and how to get maximum results from you. At our firm, you will pay no attorney’s fees until we recover financial compensation for you.
Truck Accident Attorneys
Trucks, like any vehicle, require consistent maintenance in order to keep them safe and in proper working order. Failed working equipment that could lead to an accident may include:
- Over worn, “retread” or otherwise defective tires
- Supports and hitches
- Supplemental equipment, which can impair truck driver visibility
Trucking companies are required to keep maintenance laws that comply with various state and federal trucking regulations. Incomplete or falsified maintenance logs are in violation of those regulations. Our lawyers know how to investigate this evidence in order to show negligence on the part of truck drivers and their companies.
Contact Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices
For information regarding truck accidents caused by faulty maintenance, please contact our offices today. We have offices in Chicago, Aurora, and Champaign. Call us toll free at 866-891-9211 to schedule an appointment.