Overloaded Trucks Are A Common Cause Of Serious Accidents
An overloaded car usually just causes discomfort to its passengers. An overloaded semitruck can cause serious dangers from strained and failed brakes, maneuverability issues, shifting cargo and a range of other problems.
If you have been injured in a truck accident in North Carolina, contact a Raleigh overloaded truck injury attorney at The Law Offices of John M. McCabe, P.A., by calling 919-899-9852 or 877-320-1851 toll-free.
Firm founder John M. McCabe is a member of The Verdict Club, which is an elite association of litigators who have been awarded verdicts and settlements exceeding $1 million. He was also selected as a North Carolina “Super Lawyer” and one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in North Carolina by the American Association for Justice. Just as importantly, our lawyers treat clients like family, ensuring that clients receive the effective legal help they need in a supportive environment.
An Example Of Our Hard Work In Cases Involving Truck Accidents
Our client’s family member was traveling on a mountain road in northern North Carolina when an overloaded truck crossed the center line, causing an instant fatality.
The truck driver had left I-77 because he knew the truck to be overloaded and did not want to be spotted by law enforcement officials. Once the truck descended a steep decline, the brakes overheated and failed. It struck or client’s family member’s car, burst into flame and killed the car occupant.
The truck company wanted to settle immediately, but tempered its offer by claiming that the accident was unforeseeable.
We proceeded with a thorough investigation that included sifting through burned evidence. We also argued that the required pre-trip inspection should have indicated the dangerous conditions. The result of our representation was an outstanding, confidential financial recovery for surviving family members.