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Who Can Be Held Liable In A Trucking Accident?

In personal injury law, trucking accidents are quite different and more complex than car accidents. That is because there can be more parties liable for the accident than just the truck driver. In fact, that is often the case.

As a client of Boulton Law Group in Brownsburg, Indiana, founding attorney Matt Boulton will conduct a thorough investigation into the truck and driver that caused your accident. You may be surprised to learn that there are multiple sources of compensation available, which is crucial in cases where injuries are often traumatic or fatal.

We Will Find All Responsible Parties

Because these accidents often involve such serious injuries, it is important that you understand every option available for recovering compensation. We work quickly to secure evidence and determine who may be at fault for causing the accident. This could include:

  • The truck driver who may be an independent contractor or own his own truck
  • The trucking company that hired the negligent driver, forced the driver to spend too many hours on the road or failed to perform proper maintenance on the vehicle
  • The cargo loading company that improperly loaded the trailer and caused an overturn on the highway
  • The manufacturer that designed and crafted a defective truck part that caused the accident
  • The trailer owner for the negligent maintenance of the trailer hauled by the truck

We will leave no stone unturned in pursuing maximum compensation on your behalf. You deserve no less.

We Understand Complex Insurance Issues

Not only are semi truck companies in Indiana required to carry significantly larger insurance policies than standard automobiles, there is also the possibility that the semi truck that struck you is carrying multiple policies.

Example: The cab may be insured by a single policy in the amount of $1 million and the trailer may be insured by a different policy worth an additional $1 million.

Unfortunately, without an experienced lawyer on your side, it is possible that you will never know how much coverage exists. Why? Insurance companies may not advise you of things like multiple policies or the fact that you can potentially pursue a trucking company's assets.

Talk To An Experienced Attorney Today

Having the right attorney in your corner could make all the difference in whether you receive the compensation that you deserve. That is why we invite you to contact us today by calling our office in Brownsburg at 317-350-4935 to schedule your free consultation. We are looking forward to fighting on your behalf.