Why do big rig truck accidents occur? Do truck drivers ever falsify their logbooks? Who is liable for tractor-trailer accidents: the driver, or their employer?
Tyler Bailey is the founder of Bailey Law Firm, which is based in Columbia, South Carolina. He can assist with matters ranging from personal injury and workers’ compensation to criminal defense, family law, and civil law. He was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 trial lawyers by National Trial Lawyers Monthly.
In this video, he explains how truck drivers are sometimes pushed by their companies to break laws and meet tight deadlines. When this happens, it puts everyone on the road at risk of injury and death.
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0:32 – What are some common causes of tractor-trailer accidents?
1:51 – Can improper maintenance cause accidents?
2:11 – Do trucking companies pressure drivers to break laws?
3:22 – How do you figure out who is liable for a trucking collision?
4:37 – When should someone contact an attorney?
5:17 – Do truck drivers falsify driving logbooks?
6:16 – What is the trucking company doing immediately after an accident to protect their interests?
6:46 – How much does it cost to hire a truck accident lawyer?
7:16 – If someone is unable to contact a lawyer, can a family member do so on their behalf?
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