New Bedford Truck Accident
The city of New Bedford has over 95,000 residents making it the sixth largest city in Massachusetts. It was named the “whaling city” due to its large role in the fishing industry during the 19th century. Today fishing and manufacturing are the largest industries in New Bedford. It is home to companies like Titlist and Riverside Manufacturing. There are three major roadways in New Bedford: Interstate 195, US 6, and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway. These provide ideal transportation routes for the manufacturing and fishing businesses of New Bedford. With so many trucks bringing these goods into and out of the city, there are bound to be accidents.
There are a number of reasons a truck accident can happen. The driver may have been fatigued due to driving past the number of legally allowable hours. He may have been speeding or not paying attention. The truck may not have been maintained properly, may have been overloaded, or could have a defective part. The truck company may have habitual negligent hiring practices or regularly doesn’t comply with federal regulations. You have enough to worry about. Let an experienced Massachusetts truck accident attorney at Altman & Altman find the reason for your accident and help you obtain full compensation for your loss.
Because truck accidents can potentially cause catastrophic damage, truck companies are cognizant of that fact and often bring their team of investigators to the scene immediately after an accident. When there is some doubt as to who was at fault for the accident Securing evidence, witness statements, police reports and any other information that may be helpful in determining who was at fault is essential to most truck accident cases. It is important that you contact an experienced Massachusetts truck accident after an accident so key evidence such as tire skid marks, witness statements and other important pieces of information are kept fresh. The attorneys at Altman & Altman have decades of experience and will ensure that your rights are protected.
The attorneys at Altman & Altman understand how devastating and confusing a truck accident is for you and your loved ones. We have handled many Massachusetts truck accident cases and are here to help you step by step through your claim. We will not rest until you have received full compensation for your medical injuries, recovery process, lost wages, property damage, and pain and suffering. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 617.492.3000 or toll free at 800.481.6199.