When Truck Drivers Kill Innocent People in Albuquerque Trucking Accidents, There is a Cause of Action for Wrong Death
Large commercial trucks can cause serious motor vehicle wrecks, particularly on highways or interstates. Trapped in that twisted metal are the occupants of other vehicles caught in the wrath of the truck. Unfortunately, sometimes these occupants do not make it out alive. Even though the truck drivers do not intend to kill people, many time they do in these types of Albuquerque trucking accidents.
Accidents do happen and are a sad fact of life on the interstate, but many accidents can be avoided and many times truck drivers put their lives ahead of the lives of other people. This can result in liability for the truck driver, trucking company, and other related entities.
If you or a loved one have been injured or killed in a serious Albuquerque trucking accident, contact our experienced Albuquerque trucking accident attorneys at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. We are representing the family of a victim killed in a New Mexico trucking accident which occurred during a dust storm and resulted in a pileup motor vehicle accident and large, fatal fire. We have the experience and knowledge necessary to help bring justice to this family, and we can do the same for you and your family. Call us today for a FREE consultation by dialing (505) 883-5000 and we can tell you want your legal rights are and how to protect them.
Types of Trucking Accidents that Result in Wrongful Deaths
The truth of the matter is that any Albuquerque trucking accident can result in the wrongful death of an innocent victim. These are massive vehicles which can cause catastrophic damage even in a low speed collision. Large commercial trucks have a lot of weight to them and even at low speed they still have a lot of momentum which must be dispersed into whatever they hit. This means they have a lot of force which is transferred into the other object, and if that is a person or a person in a motor vehicle, that force could easily cause debilitating injuries.
But the most likely place where a trucking accident will cause a wrongful death is on a highway or interstate. Take the very fast speeds that these large commercial trucks are operating on and collide that into another vehicle also traveling at high speed. The results are obvious, and the likelihood of death is high for the occupants of the passenger vehicles.
If Someone in Your Family is Killed by an Albuquerque Truck Driver, Call Us to Represent Your Loved One in the Wrongful Death Case
If a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a New Mexico trucking accident, contact the experienced trucking accident attorneys at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. today by dialing (505) 883-5000. You can also contact us on our website through the easy to use and convenient Contact box located by clicking here.