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Semitruck crash claims are complex matters

Driving along on I-94 or one of the Wacker Drives means that you are likely going to come into contact with at least one semitruck, but often the number is much higher. Each of these trucks poses a hazard to you, especially if they are being driven in an unsafe manner.

We recently discussed trucker fatigue and how it can lead to crashes. This is only one possible cause of semitruck crashes that you have to consider if you are seeking compensation.

Review the evidence to determine the cause

The cause of the crash is an important factor in your claim. Knowing the cause is one of the things you need to know so that you can begin proving negligence. The evidence you unearth should point to the root cause of the accident. This might be easy in some cases, such as if the trucker's log book shows that he or she was past the number of hours allowed by the Hours of Service regulations. We can help you to discover your options for gathering the evidence that you need to complete your investigation. We need to get this process started quickly so we can work to preserve the evidence of the case.

Name defendants based on the evidence review

Once you determine the cause of the accident, you can follow the trail to determine whom to hold accountable for the crash. This might be more than one person, so don't stop looking once you have a single defendant. We know that this might seem challenging, but we are here to help you along the way.

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