Truck drivers spend their lives on the road, and they’re required to log every hour of work time. Unfortunately, some trucking companies encourage their drivers to bend the rules to meet tight deadlines. Working too long is bad for anyone, but for truck drivers, fatigue on the road can have deadly consequences. In these cases, one poor decision can result in a collision and a lifetime of pain and suffering for the occupants of the other vehicle.
After a disaster on the road, injury victims need someone to stand up and do what’s right. At The Law Offices of L.T. Baker, P.A, your lawyer will be that person. We help clients all over western North Carolina get the compensation they need to cover long-term and short-term expenses resulting from trucking accidents. If you were injured in an accident due to trucking company negligence, we can handle your case and help you get the maximum available compensation for your injuries.
Logbook Violations Are Dangerous and Unnecessary
A truck driver’s logbook is a critical piece of evidence. It tracks how many hours a driver has been on the road and working, and the logbook can be used to prove if the driver was exhausted or driving for too long. However, some drivers and trucking companies choose to falsify the information in their logbooks, meaning they will lie about how many hours they’ve been on the road. Even minor adjustments to the logbook can have major consequences if the truck collides with another vehicle.
Attorney L.T. Baker has the knowledge and resources to use digital and manual logbook information to prove trucking company negligence and help injury victims get the compensation they need to move forward in life. Compensation may include reimbursement for:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Home or vehicle modification costs
- Pain and suffering
- Other unexpected costs
The Law Offices of L.T. Baker, P.A, can represent you if you have lost a loved one due to trucking company negligence. We hold trucking companies accountable for the wrongful death of loved ones.