Truck drivers do not have easy jobs, as safely operating large, heavy 18-wheelers and semi trucks requires a great deal of knowledge, skill, and experience. Additionally, other parties involved in the trucking industry, including auto part manufacturers and trucking companies, must also act responsibly in order for truck drivers to be able to perform their jobs in a safe manner. If any of these parties makes a mistake, it can lead to devastating truck accidents.
When a trucking company, truck driver, or truck manufacturer is negligent or reckless in any way, innocent bystanders may be seriously injured. If you or someone you know has been harmed in a truck accident caused by someone else, you can learn more about seeking compensation for your accident by contacting the experienced Austin personal injury attorneys of the Law Offices of Vic Feazell, P.C., today at (512) 710-0931.
Common Trucking Accident Causes
Unfortunately, some of the most common causes of truck accidents are related to the negligent or irresponsible behavior of those involved in the trucking industry. Several common causes of truck accidents include:
- Reckless driving / driver error
- Failure to maintain vehicles
- Negligent hiring
- Hours of service violations
- Drunk driving
- Fatigued driving
All of these incidents can lead to truck accidents, potentially leaving victims with severe and life-changing injuries. However, if you have been injured in a truck accident, you might be able to win financial compensation for your pain and suffering.
If you or someone you care about has been involved in a truck accident, you could be facing physical pain, emotional trauma, and financial burdens. In these situations, the Austin personal injury lawyers of the Law Offices of Vic Feazell, P.C., may be able to help you get the compensation you need to handle these damages. Contact us today at (512) 710-0931 to learn more about how we can serve you.