How Can I Prove That A Truck Driver Was Sleep Deprived And Caused The Crash?
It can be difficult to prove that a truck driver was tired and caused the crash; however, with the right lawyer on your side, it can be done. Experienced accident attorneys know the federal and state laws that truck drivers need to adhere to and know what to look for in establishing truck driver negligence.
At the Law Offices of David Benenfeld, we will request a truck driver’s log books to review the hours that trucker worked. We will compare the hours worked with the allowable time limits the federal government sets for truckers. However, we know that many truckers and trucking companies falsify handwritten driver logs, which is why we will also request the black box (an electronic on-board data recorder).
The information collected from the black box can verify a trucker’s hours or prove his negligence and violation of the hours-of-service laws. The back box will also provide information about the condition and maintenance of the truck, speed, and brake applications leading up to the crash.
Because a Florida truck wreck can be catastrophic in nature, it is important that victims of truck crashes get a skilled attorney involved. A knowledgeable lawyer can be helpful in proving the truck driver or trucking company was at fault for the accident and be able to secure the best compensation possible in your case. For legal help, call the Law Offices of David Benenfeld for a free consultation at 954-677-0155 today.