Truck accidents are life-changing incidents, leading to disabilities and long-term injuries, emotional scars and high financial costs. Calculating the degree of harm and determining liability in an accident can be challenging since there are several factors at play. Knowing who is at fault is tricky, especially when there may be multiple parties who are potentially at fault, but determining liability is necessary to recover a settlement. Our truck accident lawyers at Brassfield & Krueger, LTD provide insight into your specific situation at a consultation: call today.
Liability is a term for the legal obligation to provide compensation after causing an injury. In general, the party at fault may be an individual person, a trucking company or a governmental agency. Sometimes, liability may fall between multiple parties.
In most cases, liability is determined based on who is at fault for the accident. However, there are certain theories of liability that may complicate how fault is determined based on factors at play. Parties that may be held liable in a truck accident include the following:
Several parties may be held liable for a truck accident depending on the factors specific to your case. Your first step after an accident should be to get in touch with a knowledgeable lawyer. Call to discuss your situation with a McHenry County truck accident attorney at Brassfield & Krueger, LTD.
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