Charleston Truck Maintenance Accident Lawyer
Truck Accident Attorneys Serving Charleston & South Carolina
Truck owners, operators, and drivers have responsibility to maintain the trucks properly and frequently in order to prevent truck accident injury to other drivers. When tires are not regularly evaluated or faulty brakes are not repaired, all other drivers on South Carolina roadways are put at serious risk.
If you or a loved one has been seriously or fatally injured after a truck accident, you can rely on the law firm of Pierce, Sloan, Kennedy & Early LLC to investigate the accident in order to determine whether maintenance issues caused the crash. Call (843) 968-0886 to schedule a free consultation with a South Carolina truck accident injury attorney.
How Poor Truck Maintenance Causes Accidents
The truck accident lawyers in Charleston at Pierce | Sloan have extensive knowledge of the types of truck maintenance issues that may have caused your accident.
Some of the most common examples of poor maintenance in trucks include:
- Worn brakes
- Bad tires
- Broken lights
- Freight improperly secured
When you call Pierce | Sloan after an accident, we can promptly begin a thorough investigation into the maintenance of the truck. Our attorneys rely on the police report, logbooks, maintenance reports, and other documents and data to determine whether or not the truck was correctly maintained. After a serious truck accident or fatal trucking crash, we encourage you to speak to our lawyers as soon as possible.
The Sooner You Get in Touch with Our Firm, the Better.
A quick response to your accident allows us to preserve critical evidence for your case. We want to have all the necessary information regarding road conditions, traffic signs, and the semi-truck available to our lawyers immediately after your accident. We may also turn to an accident reconstructionist to help understand the cause of your crash.
Skilled & Experienced Truck Accident Representation
Attorney and partner Allan P. Sloan III has numerous qualifications for these types of cases. For example:
- He has handled more than 60 truck accident cases for victims and families
- He is the author of “Trucking Company Compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations,” which appeared in the South Carolina Trial Lawyers Journal
- He teaches the continuing legal education course “Truck Accident Litigation From Start to Finish” in South Carolina to other members of the South Carolina Bar
- He appeared on Charleston News Talk 94.3 FM for a program entitled “Truck Driver Fatigue and the New DOT Hours of Service Rules”
You Can Set Up a Free Case Consultation Today
Contact Pierce | Sloan today to schedule an appointment with an experienced Charleston injury attorney who is equipped to handle all aspects of a serious or fatal truck accident. From our office in Charleston, South Carolina, we can travel to visit the seriously injured at home or in the hospital. Give us a call at (843) 968-0886 for a complimentary case review.