If a loved one was killed after a collision with a large truck, what rights does the surviving family have?
Who can be targeted in a truck collision claim?
Are truck drivers required to operate under special restrictions?
If a loved one was injured while hit by a truck driver, how can I prove negligence?
Spouses, children and dependents may be entitled to compensation for:
- Financial loss
- Medical costs
- Death and burial expenses
In the wake of such a tragedy, an experienced Vancouver wrongful death lawyer can help you seek restitution for the wrong. Although a substantial settlement can never make up for the loss of a loved one, it can help your family make ends meet.
Obviously, the driver who was negligent will be the primary defendant. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, the trucking company who owns the vehicle may be liable, as well as any third-party manufacturer of defective vehicle parts that may have contributed to the accident.
Yes – because trucks pose many added dangers on the road. Because of their vehicle’s height, and heavy and sensitive cargo, truck drivers are required to follow specific regulations.
Trucks are also subject to strict maintenance and upkeep codes. If any of these regulations are broken, truck drivers and operating companies may face severe penalties.
The experienced Langley truck accident lawyers at Stephens & Holman will use all available resources to investigate and gather evidence for your accident. Our diligent and strategic methods of obtaining information have helped B.C. clients win fair settlements against careless truckers.
The law firm you choose makes a difference. Call or email truck accident lawyers Stephens & Holman BEFORE you discuss your accident with an ICBC adjuster. You can meet with us for a free, no-obligation consultation and pay us only after you collect!