It is difficult to miss large commercial trucks traveling on roadways in Massachusetts and other states. Their massive size, and sounds they exert, cause their presence on the roads to be very obvious; however, motorists are very comfortable traveling with these towering vehicles. So comfortable, in fact, that they will travel in the vicinity of several tractor-trailer trucks or semi-trucks without hesitation. Although it is commonplace to share the road with commercial trucks, it is unfortunately not always a safe commute traveling next to one.
There is a growing concern that some truck drivers are pressured to meet tight deadlines, work a demanding schedule, are encouraged to work beyond the regulated hours of service and are even compensated for traveling fasted than they should. Such situations only present high risks for truck drivers and other travelers on the roadways.
At the Law Offices of Joseph J Cariglia, P.C., are legal team knows first hand the destruction and damage a truck accident can cause. That is why we are dedicated to helping truck accident victims recover compensation for their losses and damages. A negligent truck driver could be the cause of a serious or even fatal truck crash, and those harmed by the incident will likely suffer physical, mental, emotional and financial pain because of it.
Our experienced attorneys have the resources and skills necessary to determine the cause of a truck accident. If information and evidence reveal that federal trucking regulations were violated are driver fatigue, speeding or negligence was the cause, the truck driver and even the trucking company could be held liable.
To learn more, check out our law firm's truck accident website. The aftermath of a truck accident can be traumatic and life altering. It is important that victims take the necessary steps to protect their rights and interests.