According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, about 1 in 10 highway deaths occurs result from a crash with a large truck.
Additionally, most deaths involving a crash with a large truck are passenger vehicle occupants. The result of a crash with a large truck can be devastating and determining who is at fault is critical when pursuing a wrongful death claim.
Big rig truck drivers must follow federal regulations when operating a machine that is usually 20 to 30 times heavier than small passenger cars. The owner of a trucking company must properly hire and maintain standards to make sure that the loads on the highways are safe.
It it important to contact an attorney so that they may send out letters to preserve any evidence that may be helpful.
Doctors make mistakes just like any other professional in their respective field. However, a critical mistake in the field of medicine could result in death. If you have lost a loved one or family member, it is important to collect medical records, file a lawsuit within the statute of limitations, and contact an attorney.