Bucks County Truck Accident LawyerHave you ever noticed the sheer volume of trucks on the road in Bucks County? In 2014 there were over 6000 trucking accidents of which a high proportion of victims were seriously injured. One of the reasons for such a high rate of Accidents For Trucks is because trucks sit higher on the road, have a higher center of gravity and in many cases, the driver is distracted due to fatigue. At the Law offices of Greg Prosmushkin, PC, our attorneys and staff know how to properly evaluate an Accident Involving A Truck. We go to the scene and do a detailed analysis of the viability of the case. This means that if we take the case, we believe we will win!
Common causes of Truck accidents
- Lack of Sleep of the driver
- Drug usage during work
- Defective equipment
- Distractions by others on the road Common injuries to others on the road are:
- Head injury
- Brain Damage
- Loss of consciousness
- Sprains and
Trucks in this day and age are mostly equipped with all the equipment needed to record a crash event. The most noteworthy piece of evidence that one could obtain in a crash with a truck is the black box which will record everything during a crash event. At the law offices of Greg Prosmushkin, PC, our Attorneys and staff understand the importance of collecting evidence that may be here one day but gone another.
While the trucking industry is the fourth largest employer in this commonwealth, the industry must protect all of us from:
- Driver fatigue
- Driving too many hours without break
- Alcohol and drug abuse
- Failure to check equipment
This content was written on behalf of Greg Prosmushkin.