Personal Injury Cases Involving Big Rigs: Key Issues
If you have been injured in an accident involving a semi-truck or "big rig," then you may be entitled to compensation if you have suffered any personal injuries and can prove negligence on the part of the driver. Being involved with a lawsuit or legal case involving a big rig is somewhat different than pursuing damages against the private owner of a passenger car. Here is a look at some of the key legal issues that pertain to these massive vehicles. Commercial Owner Unlike the typical auto accident case where a private individual owns the vehicle that is at fault, semi-trucks are generally owned by large commercial trucking firms.