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Truck Driver Fatigue

Brooklyn Truck Accident Attorney

Semi-Truck close call Accident due to Driver FatigueTrucking accidents are among the most serious accidents to be involved in. Due to the trucks’ immense size and weight, it could be the cause of catastrophic injury and even death. Many trucking accidents are caused by truck driver fatigue caused by the long hours truckers must drive.According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, trucking accidents from driver fatigue causes nearly 750 people fatalities and 20,000 injuries each year.

The Dangers of Truck Driver Fatigue

If you or a loved one was involved in a trucking accident due to driver fatigue, it is important to obtain legal guidance from a Brooklyn truck accident attorney. At the Law Offices of David J. Hernandez Associates, we have decades of combined legal experience, successfully helping our clients recover the compensation they need. Our team consist of medical experts and accident re-constructionists who can uncover the extent of the accident and your injuries.

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The Dangers of Truck Driver Fatigue

The dangers of fatigue greatly affect driving ability and awareness. It is the truck driver’s responsibility to drive safetly and ensure they are getting adequate rest. Under tight schedules, many times truck drivers neglect to get the necessary amount of sleep, sometimes falling asleep at the wheel and causing disastrous results.

Semi Truck Accidents May Involve

  • Slow reaction time
  • Affect attention
  • Alter vision
  • Poor judgment
  • Becoming unconscious for short period of time
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

Retain the Legal Assistance You Needvictim of semi truck accident represented by DJ Hernandez

At the Law Offices of David J. Hernandez Associates, we understand how to handle trucking accident personal injury claims. Our Brooklyn truck accident lawyers are skilled at negotiating with major insurance companies to ensure their clients are never shorthanded in their compensation. We can help you determine liability and file an effective claim.

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