Did An Equipment Malfunction Cause Your Truck Accident?
The pieces that make up a semi truck play a crucial role in its safety. If one of these pieces malfunctions or proves defective, the consequences can be disastrous for innocent victims. Fortunately, our team at Penn & Seaborn, LLC, knows how to help you if you or your loved one experienced one of these devastating accidents.
Our team of Alabama and Georgia lawyers have recovered more than $100 million in damages for our clients. We have seen firsthand the harm that a dangerous piece of truck equipment can do to individuals and their families. With our experience on your side, we can help you hold the negligent party accountable for your accident.
Defective Equipment: Some Common Examples
Trucking companies have a duty to keep accurate maintenance logs and inspection records of their vehicles. If they do not inspect their trucks regularly, the likelihood of equipment malfunction increases significantly. Some common instances of defective equipment include:
- Brake failure
- Tire failure
- Steering wheel failure
- Engine failure
- Suspension problems
- Poor wheel alignment
- Improper trailer attachment
- Improperly restrained loads
- Overloaded trucks
Because we have handled so many cases, we know how to identify the defective piece of equipment, uncover other contributing factors, preserve evidence and build your case.
Why You Need An Experienced Team
After a semi-truck accident, trucking companies’ lawyers instantly jump in to defend them. You must level the playing field with counsel of your own. We can be that counsel. After you contact us for a free consultation, our team members immediately begin investigating the cause of your accident.
Speak With An Attorney In A Free Consultation
You should not have to handle the complex aspects of a truck accident on your own. Our strong yet compassionate team in Clayton can assist you. Reach out to us toll-free at 334-219-9852 or send us an email to schedule a completely free initial consultation. We will not charge you any fees unless we collect.