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Kansas City, MO 64108
Routine maintenance and repairs on large commercial trucks need to be done to ensure the safety of the trucker and other motorists on the road. Defective equipment, such as faulty brakes, worn tires, steering issues and more, can lead to an accident. When a truck experiences equipment failures, due to its size and weight, it can result in serious, life-threatening injuries.
Truck drivers are subject to frequent inspections of their trucks to ensure they are fit for the road; if determined to be unsafe, they are required to undergo repairs before returning to the road.
If you or a loved one were injured in a truck accident caused by poor maintenance or other equipment failures, contact Nash & Franciskato for a free, no-obligation review of your case.
Equipment failures range from improper maintenance to systems failures, defects in tires and more. Some common examples include:
Truck parts that need to be properly maintained and inspected include, but aren’t limited to:
Equipment failure can also include manufacturing mistakes or design errors.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) oversees many aspects of driving, maintaining and repairing large commercial vehicles.
Drivers are required to complete a daily written post-trip inspection report at the end of each driving day. In addition:
Injuries you could sustain from an accident with a large commercial vehicle include:
Getting into an accident with a large commercial truck can result in life-threatening injuries. Reasons for truck accidents range from human/operator error to equipment failures, defective equipment, poor driving behaviors and more. If equipment failures and/or poor maintenance contributed to your accident, the attorneys at Nash & Franciskato will help prove that by investigating the truck’s maintenance records, pre-trip inspection logs and more.
Truck accidents due to routine maintenance and repair of equipment can be devastating, leaving you suffering from severe physical and emotional injuries. Nash & Franciskato, a Kansas City based personal injury law firm, represents those injured in trucking accidents.
If you need to understand your legal options and the likelihood of obtaining compensation after an accident, contact our experienced trucking accident attorneys at (877) 284-6600. One of our experienced staff will speak with you personally and will provide you with a free, no-obligation review of your case.
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