These cases can be devasting and can result in severe injury or death.
Truck drivers have special duties on the road. They are limited in the number of hours they can drive in a twenty four hour period and must maintain log books to keep track of their driving time. In cases where a truck driver tries to falsify a log book, the truck computer can be examined to confirm the actual driving times.
Big trucks are typically protected by more insurance than passenger cars. It is important for your attorney to discover the size of the policy. Truck drivers can be negligent in the same ways as ordinary drivers, and they can be held responsible in the same ways too.