Types of Truck Accidents

Every year thousands of motorists and truck drivers get injured or killed in tractor-trailer accidents caused by drivers’ errors and negligence of trucking companies. Tractor-trailer drivers and their employers have a duty to operate trucks in a safe and responsible manner. Reckless driving, oversized loads and negligence are major causes of truck accidents.

Highway safety is an important issue of concern to most New Jersey motorists and residents. Attorney Jeffrey S. Hark at Hark & Hark has the experience you need for cases involving trucking safety and trucking accidents. Semi truck and 18-wheeler accidents present unique problems that may differ significantly from a typical motor vehicle accident. Some issues that are particular to truck accidents include:

  • Tractor/Trailer Maintenance
  • Negligent Maintenance
  • Negligent Hiring and Supervision
  • Sleep-Deprived Truck Drivers
  • Government Regulations
  • Trucking Records and Logs
  • Risk of serious injuries and deaths
  • Insurance coverage Issues
  • Federal Regulations
  • State Regulations
  • Drug Testing
  • Defective Manufacture of Tractor/Trailer/Parts

Unfortunately, are many truck-vehicle collisions happen in New Jersey every year. Truck accidents often occur when trucks are traveling in an unsafe manner or are loaded in an unsafe manner, causing catastrophic injuries and wrongful deaths. If you have been seriously injured or lost a loved one as the result of a truck crash or a tractor-trailer accident, Hark & Hark is here to help. To protect your legal rights following injury or wrongful death resulting from a tractor-trailer accident, contact an experienced New Jersey truck accident lawyer Jeffrey S. Hark at Hark& Hark. With over 18 years of experience and success in achieving monetary awards for our accident clients, attorney Jeffrey S. Hark at Hark& Hark knows how to successfully represent trucking accident victims. At Hark & Hark, we have the ability to visualize and reconstruct an accident scene for the jury. Cal us now for your free initial consultation.