Posted on October 15, 2015
Sometimes, a truck accident comes about through the actions of a truck driver or the driver of one of the other vehicles involved. However, the conduct of a wide range of parties beyond just drivers can also impact how likely a truck accident is to occur. We will now go over some of these other parties.
One are truck companies. What policies and procedures such companies have and how such companies act can impact how safe their trucks are and how safely their drivers act out on the roads.
Another are manufacturing companies. When such companies produce trucks or truck parts, their actions could affect how likely defects are to be present in the vehicles/parts they make. Truck or truck part defects could lead to malfunctions that could result in accidents.
Yet another are companies and individuals involved in the loading of trucks. Trucks cannot simply be loaded any which way. When loading mistakes are made, such as overloading a truck or loading a truck in a way that causes a load imbalance, it could cause a truck to be much more difficult to control.
These are just a few examples, the list goes on and on. So, many different parties can potentially play a role in a truck accident occurring.
This can create challenges when it comes to determining liability in relation to a truck accident. There can be a wide range of parties to look at when it comes to potential liability. Also, sometimes, multiple parties could be responsible for a truck accident. Given this, detailed investigations can often be necessary to get to the bottom of where liability lies in a truck accident.
Our firm understands the importance of carefully looking into what parties were responsible for a given truck accident. We put substantial effort into conducting detailed investigations for our truck accident injury clients into the different possible contributing factors to their truck accident and what parties were responsible for these factors. We can also help them with complex issues involving things like what claims to file and gathering evidence to support claims.