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Truck Driver Negligence

Commercial trucks are large, powerful vehicles. Those who drive them are required to hold specialized licenses that ensure the operators have had adequate training. However, commercial driver’s licenses do not eliminate the risk of truck driver negligence.

Truck driver negligence may result in auto accidents that leave motorists seriously injured. If you or someone you love suffered an injury in an accident with a truck, contact the Milwaukee truck accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, today at 800-242-2874 for a free consultation.

Forms of Truck Driver Negligence

Truck driver negligence may refer to a number of dangerous actions. In general, however, it refers to a truck driver operating his or her vehicle in a way that may cause harm to others. This may include:

  • Swerving
  • Failing to signal
  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk driving
  • Cell phone use

Each of these actions may cause truckers to have less control over their vehicles, which ultimately may cause them to collide with other motorists. Since trucks are much larger than passenger automobiles, the other motorists stand to suffer the most harm in an accident.

The truck driver or his or her employer may be liable for any injuries that the trucker causes. This means that affected individuals may be entitled to financial compensation for their injuries.

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Truckers have an obligation to operate their vehicles with care. If you were hurt in an accident with a truck driver, contact the Milwaukee truck accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, at 800-242-2874 today for information on seeking the compensation you may deserve.

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