Trucking companies can be found responsible if their overworked or undertrained their employees cause highway accidents. Regardless of the level of responsibility held by employers, the personal responsibility of the driver cannot be ignored.
If you or a loved one has suffered harm in a truck accident, call Adler & Manson today. For nearly three decades, our experienced Kansas City truck accident attorneys have helped injury victims pursue fair compensation in these complex claims. When you retain our firm, we will work tirelessly to help you get the money you deserve.
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Weather, road conditions and vehicular malfunction are just a few factors, aside from human error, that contribute to the amount of semitruck accidents occurring per year. Still, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), it is 10 times more likely that the driver of the truck is responsible for causing the accident.
In addition to sleep deprivation from long hours on the road, sadly there have been instances where it was found that the driver who caused the truck accident had consumed alcohol or abused prescription medication. According to the FMCSA study mentioned above, 44% of all truck accidents caused by driver error are attributed to prescription or over-the-counter drug use, 23% to driving at unsafe speeds, and 18% to driver fatigue.
18-wheeler truck accidents are most often more severe and cause greater injuries than other motor vehicle accidents, including:
When dealing with such severe consequences, it is crucial that truck drivers and trucking companies are held accountable for the damages and injuries they cause, and the lives abruptly altered or ended by their mistakes.
Our firm fights to hold negligent trucking companies liable for the injuries they cause. Pursue justice today by calling (816) 399-2283.
It is not always simple to identify the main cause of a truck accident, which is why it is critical that you find a professional and qualified personal injury attorney who has experience with truck accident litigation.
At Adler & Manson, we have years of experience fighting for compensation for accident victims. We will be your strong advocate, working hard to obtain maximum compensation for you. If you or someone you love has been injured in a truck accident or motor vehicle accident of any kind, contact our experienced Kansas City truck accident lawyer to discuss your legal options.
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