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Due to the large size and weight of 18-wheelers, even a minor mistake on the part of the driver or the trucking company can lead to devastating injuries and even wrongful death. If you have been injured in a truck accident, don’t leave yourself without defense against the large trucking companies and insurance companies who will become involved in your case. Unfortunately, these companies are notorious for trying to get you to take the least amount of compensation possible.

With the Law Offices of James A. Welcome on your side, you can trust that your case will be handled with your best interests as the priority. For more than 15 years, our founding attorney has upheld his commitment to excellence and has been recognized by Super Lawyers® for his achievements and personal integrity. Our firm is proud to have helped numerous clients obtain the best possible outcome for their case.

Set up an appointment with our team by calling (203) 806-7922 today. We have three conveniently located offices in Waterbury, Danbury, and Norwalk and can make evening or weekend appointments for you if necessary. Se habla español!

Who Can Be Held Liable for a Trucking Accident?

Determining who can be held liable for a trucking accident depends largely on the facts of the case and it might not be as simple as holding the actual driver responsible for everything.

Different parties that can be held liable in a truck accident case:

  • Truck driver: In some cases, the truck driver is an independent contractor and may be able to be held liable for distracted driving, drunk driving, and other negligent behaviors.
  • Trucking company: The trucking company is responsible to enforce thorough training, maintenance, repair, and other standards to prevent accidents from happening.

Our attorneys can investigate your case and help determine who is liable for your injuries.

Can I Obtain Compensation If I Was Partially at Fault?

Connecticut has a comparative fault rule. This means that if the jury rules that the accident is partially your fault, you may get a percentage deducted from your compensation. For example, if it was determined that your compensation was $100,000, but that you were 20% at fault, you would receive $80,000. These numbers are purely hypothetical and may not reflect actual case results.

Contact a Connecticut Truck Accident Attorney

Get in touch with an experienced Connecticut truck accident lawyer from our firm as soon as possible, even if you think you were partially at fault for the accident. Our personal injury team is passionate about working towards the best possible outcome on your behalf and strives to get you the compensation you need to cover medical bills, lost wages, and more.

Contact an injury attorney in Connecticut at the Law Offices of James A. Welcome today.

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