An accident with a truck may cause more severe injuries than those sustained in a car wreck. The sheer size of a truck is enough to cause a large amount of damage, even at low speeds. It is important for truck drivers, companies, and manufacturers to do everything in their power to prevent potentially deadly accidents. This includes making sure that their trucks do not have mechanical defects that may put it at risk of malfunction.
If you or your loved one has sustained an injury or property damage due to a truck with a mechanical defect, it is important to contact a St. Louis truck accident attorney as soon as possible. At the Finney Law Office, we believe that the negligent party should be held financially responsible for your pain and suffering. Contact us today at 314-646-0300 for a free consultation.
Dangers of Mechanical Defects on Trucks
Trucks cover countless miles and are on the road for extended periods of time. Therefore there are many chances for even the slightest mechanical defect to cause an accident. Common defects that are responsible for truck accidents include:
There are many rules and regulations in place to prevent trucks from driving with defects. However, with the negligence of just one individual, a detail can go overlooked and potentially take someone’s life. These careless mistakes are inexcusable.
Compensation is available for victims of an accident caused by a truck’s mechanical defects. Contact the St. Louis truck mechanical defect accident attorneys at the Finney Law Office if you have experienced pain and suffering due to the negligence of another party. Call us today at 314-646-0300.