By virtue of their size and speed, truck accidents can result in catastrophic injuries. Trucks can destroy a car or motorcycle in a collision — or even involve multiple vehicles in one accident. At Heath & Verser, P.L.C., we understand the aftermath of a serious motor vehicle accident.
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Victims can suffer serious injuries or even die as a result of these crashes. In these instances, surviving family members may face financial difficulties due to the loss of income, medical expenses and property damage. Let our firm review your case and offer you a thorough evaluation of the challenges you could confront over the course of your case.
Whether your accident occurred on Interstate 64, Interstate 664, the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel, or the James River Bridge, or every other highly trafficked route, it is wise to contact a skilled lawyer as soon as possible. We can help you maximize your compensation!
We are equipped to handle cases involving commercial vehicles such as:
- Delivery trucks
- Company cars
- Dump trucks
- Courier vans
- Box trucks
Leonard C. Heath, Jr.PartnerIn 2018-19 Len served as the 80th President of the Virginia State Bar, the state agency that regulates and governs the approximately 32,000 lawyers who are in good standing across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Len was the first attorney from the...
Joseph F. VerserPartnerJoe Verser is named each year as a “Top Lawyer” by Coastal Virginia Magazine, in addition to be included annually in Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star.” Joe is also rated “Superb” with a 10 out of 10 rating with AVVO. Joe has tried a number...
Based on our experience, the trucking company's actions may add to your case. Count on our firm to represent you and ensure your rights are not violated during the legal process.
We will ask the tough questions, including:
- Was the driver properly trained?
- Were any undue burdens placed on the driver?
- Was the driver fatigued prior to the accident?
- Was the driver adequately screened at the time of hiring?
- Was there a history of accidents or behavior problems for the truck driver?
- Was the driver pressured to meet a deadline?
For further questions about your legal rights after a truck accident, we encourage you to call us today.
Contact our attorneys and schedule a confidential consultation.
Truck drivers are heavily regulated since the trucks they drive can cause such catastrophic damages in the event of an accident. One of the most well know regulations is called the hours of service regulation that aim to prevent fatigued driving. According to these rules:
- Truck drivers can work no more than 14 hours in one day
- Truck drivers must rest or take meal breaks totaling 3 hours in a day
- Driver must rest for at least 10 consecutive hours at the end of the day
- Truck drivers must take days off work at regular intervals as well
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