Birmingham Failure to Maintain Vehicles Attorneys
A trucking company’s failure to maintain vehicles can put truck drivers as well as other motorists on the road at risk of serious truck accidents due to mechanical problems or malfunctions with the trucks. Trucking companies have a legal obligation both to their drivers and to other motorists to keep up with their 18-wheelers’ and semi trucks’ basic maintenance and repair needs, promptly addressing whatever concerns could jeopardize the trucks’ safety. Failing to do so may lead to devastating collisions between trucks and other vehicles, causing severe injuries for those involved.
At Yearout & Traylor, P.C., we fight on behalf of those who have been injured in trucking accidents in Birmingham. Our attorneys can help truck accident victims secure the full financial compensation they need from the negligent trucking companies responsible for their accidents, and we can guide you through your legal rights and options so that you receive the justice you deserve.
Dangers from Failure to Maintain Vehicles
The average commercial truck travels over 100,000 miles per year, making frequent maintenance a necessity for keeping these vehicles safe for use. Trucking companies have a responsibility to regularly inspect and repair their vehicles, as failure to do so can lead to the following hazards:
- Tire blowouts
- Loss of steering
- Brake failures
If a person is injured because of an avoidable mechanical failure on a semi truck or 18-wheeler, there may be legal options available for that injured individual to recover medical bills, lost wages, and even out-of-pocket costs.
Contact a Failure to Maintain Vehicles Lawyer from Birmingham
If you or someone you love has sustained an injury in a truck accident caused by a trucking company’s failure to maintain its vehicles, there may be legal action you can take to secure compensation for the costs associated with these injuries. For more information about how we can help you, contact a lawyer from Yearout & Traylor, P.C., today at 205.414.8160.