While it might not immediately spring to mind as a significant cause of accidents, improper truck loading is incredibly dangerous. The reason is simple — if heavy cargo shifts at a high speed, it can send a truck careening out of control. As such, proper loading requires training and a comprehensive understanding of how trucks run.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed as a result of what you believe may be an improperly loaded truck, it is important that you understand your rights and to what you may be compensated for healing and recovery.
Northern Virginia Unsecured Load Semi Truck Accident Lawyer
Since 1977, the AV*-rated law firm of Gammon & Grange, P.C., has been working on catastrophic truck accidents and is able to undertake the rigorous investigation necessary to build the strongest possible case for negotiation or litigation.
This may include:
- Investigating accident scenes within hours to collect evidence and determine liability
- Reviewing police reports
- Consulting with loading experts
- Interviewing witnesses
- Scrutinizing the driver's record
The firm's overloaded truck injury and wrongful death trucking accident cases have included improper loading due to:
- Improper load checking at correct intervals
- Falling loads
- Large and unsecured equipment, including construction vehicles and log skidders
- Improper or defective tie downs
For a free confidential consultation and information on how the attorneys at Gammon & Grange, P.C., can put over 30 years of trial experience to work for you, including trucking accidents, call toll free at 703-761-5000, email us, or fill out the intake form on the Contact page. Discover how the firm earned its reputation for legal excellence and track record of success.
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