Fatal Truck Accidentsin West Virginia
Accidents involving big rigs and other types of trucks are more likely to result in death than accidents involving passenger vehicles. Although there are many regulations that truck drivers are required to hold to, negligence on the part of truck drivers and their employers are a common cause of tragic vehicle accidents.
Truck accident cases are also among the most complex wrongful death cases to handle. At Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC, we can work with you to help you through this sensitive and complicated legal matter. We know that this is a difficult circumstance for you and our goal is be a personal guide for you through each step.
Contact Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC today if you have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident.
Wrongful Death Lawsuits Involving Truck Accidents
Truckers have a responsibility to operate their vehicle in a safe manner. Truck drivers and trucking companies are subject to federal regulations that purpose in protecting themselves and others on the road. If failure to comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is the cause of the accident which resulted in death, our firm can hold the liable party responsible.
In a wrongful death lawsuit, the plaintiff will need to prove that the defendant is liable for the death because of negligence or intentional wrongdoing. Many complex issues are involved in a wrongful death lawsuit, including:
- Issues of liability
- Level of compensation
- Punitive damages
- Strict time limitations
At Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC, we have the professional traits you need in a law firm to pursue just compensation for damages. With more than 30 years of experience and millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements secured for past clients, you can trust in our legal abilities. We can help you get the proper monetary recompense for the loss of your loved one in a truck accident!