Truck Accident Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Why are truck accidents more likely to cause serious injury or death than automobile crashes?
  2. What are some of the most common causes of truck accidents?
  3. What should I do after I have been involved in a trucking accident?
  4. How do I recover compensation for damages in a trucking accident case?
  5. How long do I have before I need to file litigation for my truck accident in Indiana?
  6. What are the differences between a commercial tractor trailer accident and a car accident?
  7. Are there any special requirements in order to qualify to operate a commercial truck?
  8. Are commercial trucks required to carry insurance?
  9. Are there any federal regulations governing truck drivers and trucking companies?
  10. Are truck accidents treated differently under the law than automobile accidents?
  11. What special laws apply to truck accidents?
  12. Are there limits on the amount of time that a commercial truck driver can spend on the road?
  13. Are DUI laws different for commercial truck drivers?
  14. Why is it important to investigate trucking accident cases as soon as possible?
  15. Who can pursue a trucking accident claim in the event of serious injury or death?
  16. Who can be held liable in trucking accident cases?
  17. Can a trucking accident claim be pursued in Federal Court?
  18. Do trucking accident cases require the involvement of specialized experts?
  19. If I am partially at fault for the accident, can I still recover compensation?
  20. What should I do if a representative of the trucking company contacts me?
  21. How long does it take to complete a trucking accident claim?
  22. How much does it cost to hire an attorney to investigate a potential trucking accident claim?