Accidents involving 18-wheelers commonly lead to serious injury or death. When drivers operate 18-wheelers negligently, they should be held accountable.
Driver negligence is often a major factor in these accidents, but it is not the sole reason they occur. Defective and faulty equipment, as well as hazardous materials and cargo on the actual trucks, have also been known to cause these accidents.
18-wheeler litigation can be very complex. That is why it is essential for 18-wheeler victims to seek legal assistance for their accident, which requires an attorney who is familiar with both state and federal law.
If any of these federal regulations are violated, you may be entitled to file a lawsuit against the trucking company.
Noel B. Leonard has the experience necessary to determine whether such a violation occurred.
Attorney Leonard has experience representing 18-wheeler accident victims throughout Alabama, helping pursue claims against the following: