In order to run properly, a truck needs to be in good working shape. So does its driver. Any problem with a tractor-trailer or its operator can lead to disaster. Poorly maintained trucks are a major hazard, as are drivers who don’t take care of themselves. Whether a truck accident is caused by a defective part or a distracted driver, the attorneys at the Bristol law firm of Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C. are dedicated to getting justice for people injured when a truck wrecks on a Tennessee road.
When improperly loaded, maintained or operated, tractor trailers are prone to accidents. They can roll over, jackknife or lose a wheel. Trucks also get into the same types of accidents as cars, such as head-on collisions, rear-end accidents and T-bone crashes. These accidents are caused by fatigued drivers, and other types of truck driver negligence such as distracted driving. Other common causes of truck wrecks include:
No matter what caused the truck accident which led to your injuries, our goal is the same. We will figure out who is responsible and seek to hold them liable for your injuries through settlement negotiations or litigation.
Any number of problems or actions can cause a truck to wreck. It takes an experienced law firm to determine exactly what happened in an accident and hold the proper person or company accountable. At Massengill, Caldwell & Coughlin, P.C. in Bristol, we have experience holding truck drivers, trucking companies and manufacturers liable for the damage their actions caused. Call us today at 423-201-4208 or contact us online to arrange a no-cost consultation with an experienced truck accident attorney.