Improper, Incomplete Truck Maintenance Accidents
Subsection 396.1 through §396.25*** provides details of truck maintenance and repair requirements that truck companies are subject to follow under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations.* If a commercial motor carrier is involved in a road accident and found to be in violation of any provision covered by §396, the truck company may be held liable for paying significant financial damages to the injured parties.
Accidents Caused By Improperly, Inadequately Maintained Trucks
If you were injured or lost a loved one in a truck accident anywhere in the United States, don't talk to a truck company insurance adjuster or representative until you talk to an attorney at Frantz Law Group. We are a team of national truck accident litigation attorneys with a record of significant financial recovery on behalf of our clients.
How Do You Know Whether Truck Maintenance Failure Caused The Accident?
The truck company isn't likely to admit that it neglected repairs or scheduled maintenance on its cabs or trailers. Our skilled lawyers act quickly to preserve and obtain logs and maintenance records from the company and/or its subcontracted maintenance service providers. We also hire independent truck industry experts to review the records and determine whether an unrepaired part or overdue maintenance or replacement caused or contributed to the truck wreck. When your case is fully prepared to win in court, we are fully prepared to negotiate a settlement.
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Truck Driver Maintenance Responsibilities
Truck companies have a legal responsibility to keep their trucks maintained and in good repair. Individual truck drivers are also responsible for keeping their trucks in operating order while traveling on the road. The FMCSA has strict rules and regulations for a reason. Poorly maintained trucks and trailers result in hundreds of serious truck accidents on U.S. roads and highways every year. We hold motor carriers and their drivers accountable for public safety on our roads.
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***U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Rules and Regulations, §396, Inspection, Repair and Maintenance