Truck Accidents

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Motor vehicle accidents that involve trucks can be extremely serious due to their size and weight. Truck accident victims often face a lengthy and painful recovery from catastrophic injuries such as:

Injured in a truck accident? Contact a Minneapolis lawyer to discuss your accident.

Regulations on Truck Drivers

Since trucks are capable of causing catastrophic damage in the event of an accident the trucking industry is heavily regulated by The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Truck drivers are required to adhere to the strict highway safety standards they lay out. Many times accidents are caused by a truck driver’s negligence or violation of these laws, such as:

One of these regulations is called the hours of service regulations which rules how long truck drivers can be on the road and when they must take meal breaks. This rule states that:

As stated above, sometimes drivers break these rules. In rare circumstances these regulations can be temporarily lifted in times of national emergency, in order to help get supplies where they need to go faster, such as in the recent COVID-19 crisis.

No matter the case, the result is the same, tired truck drivers on the road and more accidents. A qualified attorney can investigate your accident to determine if another person was at fault for your injuries and can hold them accountable for their actions.

Choose the Right Attorney

Personal injury benefits provide critical financial resources to help accident victims recover from their injuries.

If you have been hurt in a truck accident caused by someone’s negligent or careless actions, you may be entitled to receive compensation for:

Butwinick Injury Law is a knowledgeable personal injury firm that has provided skilled legal assistance to clients seeking monetary damages for accident-related injuries.

We have more than two decades of experience helping individuals with personal injury claims. Our office can seek the best possible settlement in your case to minimize your financial worries and concerns.

Contact a Minneapolis Truck Accident Lawyer

From our firm to have you case reviewed and to discuss your legal options regarding compensation.


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