Injured in a Trucking Accident? The Beasley Firm can fight for the compensation you deserve.

Truck Accidents: Failure to Maintain

Poorly Maintained Trucks Can Cause Accidents

Truck accidents are often caused by driver inattention, distraction, and/or recklessness; sometimes, however, the root cause of an accident is a poorly maintained vehicle.

If you were injured because another party failed to maintain its truck, you may be entitled to sue that party for compensatory damages. The Beasley Firm has a reliable, seasoned team of compassionate trial lawyers prepared to fight for you. With millions of dollars recovered for truck crash victims, we know what it takes to maximize your compensation.

Contact our Philadelphia law firm online or at (215) 866-2424 to book a free consultation.

Holding a Trucking Company Liable

If a truck breaks down or experiences issues due to poor maintenance, the trucking company it belongs to may be considered negligent if it either knew or should have reasonably known that a defect or hazardous condition existed. This is because trucking companies must make sure that their vehicles are regularly inspected and properly maintained. When they fail to identify and remedy a defect—in other words, they fail to maintain their trucks—they will be considered negligent.

Once this negligence leads to injury, the trucking company will be on the hook for the injured party’s resulting damages, such as:

  • Pain and suffering, physical and emotional;
  • Medical care and expenses;
  • Loss of wages;
  • Reduced earning potential;
  • Vehicular/property damage;
  • And more.

What If the Mechanic Is to Blame?

Say the trucking company had a practice of keeping its trucks in good maintenance, but a particular mechanic failed to identify a hazardous condition or defect. Unfortunately for the trucking company, it will still be held liable for any resulting accidents. The responsibility cannot be passed over to another party in this manner; in the law’s eyes, the trucking company should have done its due diligence when hiring the mechanic.

Injured? Call The Beasley Firm at (215) 866-2424

The fact of the matter is, trucking companies have a duty to ensure that their trucks are in working condition before they ever make it out onto the road. If you have reason to believe that a trucking company’s failure to maintain its vehicles led to your injury, don’t hesitate to consult our Philadelphia team. We will get to the bottom of what happened so that you can obtain the closure and financial support you need to move forward.

Call (215) 866-2424 to speak with a Philadelphia trial lawyer today!

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