Being involved in a truck accident can be devastating. First, the impact due to the vehicle’s mammoth size and its lack of agility is incomparable to other vehicles. A fully-loaded “big rig” usually weighs at least 80,000 pounds. Due to their mass, trucks have limited braking capability, visibility, and maneuverability. Imagine colliding with such a gargantuan while riding in a conventional vehicle. The injuries can be so severe that your whole life may change.
If you’re involved in a truck accident and you believe that it’s the other party’s fault, you can file a claim to seek compensation. However, you and your lawyer must prove liability. This liability is often due to negligence, which involves four elements: duty, breach, causation, and damages.
There are various causes of negligence, and your lawyer can help you understand each so that you can back your claim. Understanding these causes is the first step to creating a strong strategy. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2ndwjf2