DuPage County Truck Equipment Failure Accidents Lawyers
Attorneys for Truck Equipment Failure or Poor Maintenance Accident Victims in Lombard, Bloomingdale, and Naperville
Many truck accidents on Illinois roadways are due to equipment failure. Commercial truckers are under a lot of pressure to make prompt deliveries. This can often lead to poor maintenance procedures and other careless shortcuts that endanger other motorists and pedestrians. When truck equipment failure and/or poor maintenance leads to an accident involving serious injuries, it can be difficult to prove the exact cause. If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, it is important to speak with a personal injury attorney that has specific experience with these types of cases.
At Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices, we have over 200 years of combined experience representing victims of accidents involving truck equipment failure and/or poor maintenance in Chicago and throughout Illinois. Our award-winning attorneys have a strong track record securing full compensation against even well-funded adversaries such as the big trucking companies. We understand what it takes to show negligence in such cases, and we put our experience to work to provide the skilled representation our clients deserve.
We are highly acclaimed not only for our skill and experience, but for our unwavering commitment to our clients and down to earth approach. Our lawyers are honest, compassionate, responsive and approachable. We keep extended evening and weekend hours for your convenience, have 4 locations to serve you, and we respond quickly to all client inquiries. In addition, we take all personal injury cases on a contingency basis; so you only pay attorney fees if we win your case.
Common Types of Truck Equipment Failure
Poor maintenance can lead to numerous forms of truck equipment failure. Some of the most common include:
- Brake failure;
- Tire blowouts;
- Trailer dislodgement;
- Defective steering equipment;
- Faulty windshield wipers;
- Burned out headlights or tail lights;
- Mirrors that are broken or missing; and
- Numerous faulty interior engine parts.
Commercial trucks must be in compliance with federal and state laws and safety regulations before being driven. Thorough inspections and regular maintenance should be performed to keep the truck in safe operating condition. When a truck equipment failure accident occurs, there could be several at-fault parties, including the driver, trucking company, and vehicle or part manufacturer. Investigations of the accident scene, maintenance records, and other important information must be performed to determine which parties are responsible.Accidents involving truck equipment failure or poor maintenance can cause serious injuries and fatalities. At Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll such injuries can take on you and your family. For this reason, we work hard to make your experience with us as smooth and seamless as possible. We are also aggressive advocates on your behalf, working tirelessly to hold all responsible parties fully accountable for your injuries. For a free consultation with one of our experienced truck accident attorneys, contact our attorneys today at 630-932-9100630-932-9100.