Overloaded trucks pose an immediate threat to everyone on the road. An overloaded trailer is more prone to rollover, which is a common cause of truck accidents. Overloaded trucks also have more momentum, are difficult to steer, and may not be able to brake as easily as those loaded properly.
There are legal regulations on the proper weight and distribution of a truck’s load. Sadly, many companies overlook these regulations to increase their productivity and delivery time. When this happens and a truck accident is the result, you have every right to seek compensation for any injury this type of negligence has caused.
To determine liability, New York attorney Marc Albert will need to investigate what caused your accident. Liable parties may include the trucker, the company he works for, the company that loaded the truck, and even government entities who operate weight and inspection stations. Attorney Albert will seek to uncover every responsible party and fight to get you the maximum compensation you deserve.
If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in an accident involving an overloaded truck, please contact the Law Offices of Marc S. Albert to schedule a free case evaluation today. Mr. Albert is pleased to serve the New York metropolitan area from his offices in Queens, Manhattan, and Long Island.