Truck Accidents Caused by Unsecured Cargo

Federal regulations impose specific requirements for securing cargo hauled by commercial trucks. The rules require the use of cargo securement systems capable of withstanding specific minimum forces, and impose additional requirements for certain types of cargo such as metal coils, concrete pipe and heavy machinery.

These regulations serve to protect the motoring public. Overloaded trucks require greater distances to stop. Shifting loads may cause the driver to lose control or the truck to overturn. When trucking companies break the rules for properly securing cargo, injuries can result. At Clark Perdue, our Ohio truck accident attorneys know how to determine whether a truck crash was caused by improperly secured cargo – and they have the experience to prove it in court.

Experience And Resources Needed To Handle A Complex Claim

Our personal injury lawyers have the experience and the resources to handle this level of claim. In addition, we welcome the challenge. Too much is at stake following a truck accident, specifically your health and ability to make a living. You will find additional information about truck accidents and their causes here:

Contact An Experienced OH Injury And Truck Crash Lawyer

The law firm of Clark, Perdue & List has extensive experience handling claims involving trucking crashes. If requested, we will meet you – in your home or at the hospital, if necessary – to explain your legal rights and make suggestions for immediate action. For more information or to schedule an appointment for a free consultation with an experienced lawyer regarding a truck accident or fatal tractor-trailer crash, please call us at 800-647-7003 or contact us to schedule a free consultation.

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