It takes a significant amount of power to stop a truck weighing over 10,000 pounds with timeliness. While most of the brakes on commercial trucks are engineered well, the smallest design mistake can result in a devastating accident that injures unsuspecting motorists. Additionally, even the best engineered brakes need to be installed and built properly, as well as maintained regularly, to make sure that they will make a truck stop when it needs to. Thus, both trucking companies are responsible for maintaining the effectiveness of their trucks’ brakes and parts manufacturers are responsible for producing well-made systems and parts.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a commercial truck because its brakes malfunctioned, you may be able to pursue compensation for your losses. Contact our Green Bay brake defects attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 to discuss your case.
Drivers count on the reliability of their brakes to ensure that they can prevent accidents from happening. The reliability of brakes is important for public safety, and their failure on a commercial truck can mean:
Given the weight and power that commercial trucks have, the failure of their brakes presents a much greater danger for everyone on the road.
Commercial trucking companies and manufacturers have a responsibility to make sure their vehicles are safe for use on public roads. If you or a loved one has been injured because of a trucking company’s negligence, contact our Green Bay brake defects attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at 800-242-2874 to see how we may be able to help.