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Large truck accidents can have life-changing consequences

Large trucks and other commercial vehicles are governed by regulations set out by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. When vehicles are not in compliance with Maryland's motor carrier safety regulations, truck accidents can result, and the truck driver and/or the company they work for can be held liable. The annual death toll of people in cars and other passenger vehicles caused by a collision with a large truck is staggering; partly because many of the instances occur on busy highways and often involve multiple vehicles.

While most accidents are due to unforeseen factors, many of them are simply a matter of negligent practices. Some of these causes are driver fatigue, faulty vehicle maintenance, distracted driving, overloaded trailers or simple operator error. For the victims of these accidents and their families, knowing it could have been avoided is incredibly frustrating.

Being involved in a vehicle crash, especially one involving a large truck will most likely mean you will suffer a lot of negative consequences such as pain and suffering, medical bills, loss of income or, in the direst of circumstances, the loss of a loved one. The emotional and financial toll it will take is immeasurable.  Although being financially compensated won't make the situation go away, it will allow you to focus on recovery without having to be worried about financial repercussions.

To ensure you receive what is rightfully yours in compensation, it is crucial that you obtain the representation of an experienced attorney who can oversee your personal injury claim, and ascertain the maximum monetary damages to which you are entitled.

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