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Trucking Accidents: Legal Complexities to Consider

Trucking accidents, when they involve big rigs, are more complex and deadly than a simple car accident. The number of individuals involved in the accident adds to the complexity even if it's just you and the opposing truck driver,When a truck accident occurs, the parties responsible can include a number of people, including:The driverThe truck's ownerThe employing companyManufacturersShippers or loadersComplexity leads to lengthy, costly legal battles. If you're in an accident, you may have numerous parties that are held responsible for the accident.Manufacturers, Shippers and LoadersNot only will the driver, owner and employer be potentially responsible for the accident, but manufacturers, shippers and loaders may also be involved. An investigation into the cause of the crash will need to be completed.There are times when these parties may be held responsible:Manufacturers are responsible if there was a defect in the truck or equipment that led to the accident.Shippers and loaders may be...
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