Champaign Mechanical Defects and Malfunctions Attorneys
A trucking accident may be caused by mechanical problems, rather than mistakes made by a driver. These scenarios can prove particularly terrifying, as truck drivers may not be aware of a loss of braking or similar issue. The resulting accidents can occur without allowing a truck operator any time to adjust speed, slow before the collision, or take evasive action.
If you have been injured in an accident caused by a truck defect or malfunction, it may be possible to seek financial compensation from a negligent manufacturer or mechanic. The Champaign mechanical defects and malfunctions attorneys of Spiros Law, P.C.can help you determine your rights.
Problems with Mechanical Failures
Mechanical malfunctions that affect trucks can lead to a loss of control over these massive vehicles. When a truck driver loses control over his or her 18-wheeler, they may cause a collision that can result in substantial property damage and severe injuries. The following mechanical defects may prove especially dangerous:
In addition to these problems, a truck driver may face a variety of other mechanical issues. In most situations, a truck driver may not realize that their vehicle requires immediate repairs before an accident occurs. The defects arise because of mistakes on the manufacturer or assembler’s behalf. Additionally, mechanics may be responsible for causing the problem if they improperly install or repair a part.
If you have sustained an injury due to a truck’s mechanical failure, we may be able to help you. To learn more about your rights and options following an injury, contact the Champaign mechanical defects and malfunctions lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., at (217) 328-2828 today.