If you were hurt in a trucking accident that involved brake failure of some kind, we can help.
Trucks often carry large quantities of cargo, often weighing close to 80,000 pounds. It is of the utmost importance that brakes work effectively and allow a truck to stop quickly. However, per the National Highway Safety Administration, at least 29% of all truck accidents involve brake failure. Lack of maintenance, incorrect inspection, and many other factors could play a part in this, which means that multiple parties could be liable in a truck accident caused by brake failure.
If you have been injured in a truck accident involving some type of brake failure, you need a knowledgeable and proven legal team. Get our award-winning truck accident lawyers on your side!
The brakes on commercial truck are complex with many different components. When all of these parts are not regularly examined and maintained by a trained mechanic, there is a chance the brakes could fail and cause a devastating accident.
Some of the most common causes of brake failure include:
Federal law mandates that truck companies and their drivers stay up to date on the condition of their brakes at all times. If anything is awry, it is their responsibility to have the brakes fixed as soon as possible. Since improper maintenance is the cause of most brake accidents, showing the driver was negligent in the care of their brakes is crucial in holding them liable.
If a truck driver or trucking company was negligent in their maintenance of a truck, they may be liable for an accident. Our firm can help hold them accountable.Learn More
When you work with Arnold & Itkin, you work with a team of attorneys who have recovered billions of dollars. One of the ways that we have been successful is by showing how parties are responsible for the consequences of their actions.
When you have been involved in a truck accident caused by brake failure, the truck driver, owner, mechanic, and brake manufacturer may all be held responsible for the accident. Our team has the resources necessary to fully investigate this type of accident and will not rest until our clients have been brought just compensation. We have access to a variety of experts that know what to look for when brakes may have been a factor in causing serious personal injury.
Arnold & Itkin receives no compensation unless we win your case. Call us today to get started!