Large trucks are prevalent on Missouri highways. In most cases, these trucks are safe to be around. However, defective truck parts can lead to catastrophic accidents on the roadways. It only takes one part of a commercial truck to cause vehicle failure. At Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C., we are ready to help if you or a loved one are harmed in a truck crash. Let us investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you need. Call us today when you need a defective truck part attorney in Kansas City.
There are plenty of large trucks on the roadways of Missouri. When we talk about large trucks, we mean commercial vehicles such as:
Drivers of these vehicles almost always have to have a commercial driver’s license and specific training from a company. When these trucks are involved in a crash, there are often serious injuries. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there were approximately 148,000 injuries and 4,761 fatalities due to large truck crash in the US during the latest reporting year.
Many of these incidents were caused by a defective part on a large truck. Due to the size and weight of these vehicles, a single defective part can lead to the driver losing control of the truck.
Some of the parts that are most often defective include:
These are just some examples of parts that can affect truck safety. In these cases, it can be difficult to determine who is liable – the part manufacturer, the truck company, a maintenance crew, etc.
If you or someone you love has been injured or if you have lost a loved one in a truck accident, seek legal assistance immediately. The team at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. is ready to step in and get to work on your behalf. We will investigate what caused the crash and work to determine if a part was defective. Our goal is to secure:
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