If you get into an accident with a big rig, delivery truck, or any kind of commercial vehicle, any injury claim you make is likely to be more complicated than a standard car accident claim might be. The biggest question is, who is responsible? Is it the truck driver, the driver's employer, or the owner of the truck? If the accident was caused by the truck's freight, is the shipper responsible? We'll look at those issues in this section, and we'll also look at common causes of truck accidents.
Common causes of trucking accidents, the interplay of applicable laws, and who might be liable if you're injured in a crash with a big rig.