If you suffered an injury in a truck accident caused by a fatigued trucker, you may be eligible to recover financial compensation with the experienced legal help of a qualified attorney. At The Law Offices of Anthony Urban, P.C. we are committed to helping you obtain the monetary damages necessary to cover medical expenses, lost earnings, as well as pain and suffering. With more than 50 years of experience, our Schuylkill personal injury lawyers understand what it takes to maximize your entitled compensation.
Truck driver fatigue is considered to be one of the most common causes of truck accidents in the United States. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has established regulations, limiting the number of hours driven on the road to reduce the chances of an accident, which all trucking companies and their drivers must follow. Furthermore, trucking companies and their drivers are required to keep track of their hours via electronic on-board recorders or log books.
Federal hours-of-service rules include:
Our Schuylkill County personal injury attorneys know that truck drivers are pressured to meet strict deadlines, sacrificing required rest and sleep in order to get the job done. We can investigate your accident, collect evidence, negotiate with insurance adjusters, and protect your best interests in order to get the results you deserve.
Contact us and discuss your legal options immediately.