According to The New Mexico Traffic Crash Annual Report, there were over 2,800 crashes with heavy trucks in 2020. Of these truck accidents, 50 people died, and 950 were injured. Survivors of truck accidents have three years from the date of their crash to hire a lawyer and file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit.
Truck accident lawsuits can get complicated due to transportation laws and regulations.
Trucking companies will evade responsibility, and if they offer a settlement, it won’t be nearly enough to cover the costs of getting hit by one of their trucks.
Fortunately, we understand the legal process and know how to hold them accountable. We will investigate the truck accident and find evidence to identify who is liable. Proof of liability is often negligence related to:
- Cargo loading protocols
- Driver background checks
- Driver training protocols
- Drug and alcohol tests
- Hours of driving
- On-board monitoring equipment
- Road conditions
- Transportation of hazardous materials
- Truck height, weight, and length limitations
- Truck inspection, maintenance, and repair logs
Because of this, often, several parties are at fault: the driver, their employer, the manufacturer, or a government entity. We will determine who is responsible for compensating you for damages. If they don’t offer you a fair settlement, we will present ample evidence and expert testimony in a court trial so a judge will order them to pay up.
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What can Weems Hazan Law do for me in a truck crash lawsuit?
After we listen to your story, we’ll let you know if your truck crash qualifies for a personal injury lawsuit. Dangerous trucking companies and their drivers should pay for any damages they cause. We can get the compensation you need to get your life back together.
We operate on a contingency fee basis, meaning we will represent you at no financial risk to you. We do not charge any fees to take your case. We will invoice you for a percentage of the settlement only after you get paid, and you will always get more money than us.
We’re ready to help you get your life back. Contact us now tell us more about your situation for a prompt evaluation. You can always call or text us at 505.247.4700.