Just as jetliners need rested and competent pilots, semi trucks must be rested and trained drivers for safe operation. But what happens when the mechanics of a truck fail due to poor maintenance? If you or a loved one has been in a truck accident due to the company's failure to maintain the truck, you might have a case. The Law Office of John M. McCabe today to learn more.
We work on a contingency basis for personal injury claims such as a fatal car accidents. A contingency fee basis means we do not charge you anything unless we win a settlement in or out of court. This fee structure ensures we work hard for your case and that you don't have even more out-of-pocket expenses during a stressful time. We also offer contingency fee schedules for other practice areas, such as:
You can pursue many types of damages after a truck accident caused by failure to maintain. While every case is different, some of the damages you can pursue are:
At The Law Offices of John M. McCabe, P.A., we have handled dozens of truck accidents, including cases in which tires have come off of trucks on their own, leading to catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. We have been representing clients in Raleigh and central North Carolina since 1994. Please contact our office for more information and to schedule a no-charge consultation with a Cary unsafe truck accident attorney.
We can subpoena maintenance records, analyze pre-trip inspection logs, review repair records, and establish whether the driver and/or the trucking company were negligent or even grossly negligent (which can result in additional compensation in the form of punitive damages).
Federal regulations apply to many aspects of the trucking industry, including truck maintenance. Regular inspections, pre-trip inspections, and other steps are required to prevent brake failure, hydraulic suspension failure, and other potentially serious issues. Our lawyers know how to find violations of these rules to establish causation and liability.