It really all comes down to one simple fact: trucks that are overloaded with cargo are more susceptible to accidents than trucks that are not overloaded. An overloaded truck can cause many problems, including the following:
If you were injured by or in an accident with a truck that was overloaded, you may seek compensation for damages caused by this form of negligence. Attorney Paul VanDerwerken offers a complimentary case review to go over your legal options.
Cargo must be properly secured using the appropriate equipment. In an enclosed truck, if the cargo is not packed, stacked and tied properly, the contents can easily move around, shifting from side to side. This can lead to a number of accidents:
If you were injured in a truck accident that was caused by the negligence of the driver or by the loading company, you may seek compensation for medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, property damage and more in a personal injury lawsuit. If a loved one lost their life, a wrongful death lawsuit may be filed. Trucking companies, drivers and others must be held accountable for their negligent, harmful conduct. Attorney VanDerwerken has settled more than 2000 car accident cases and has taken more than 125 cases to trial. To schedule a free case review, call 702-385-5050. Clients are served in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, Pahrump, Overton and elsewhere throughout the state.