Oklahoma City Failure to Maintain Vehicles Lawyers

Like every vehicle on the road, large trucks must be properly maintained in order to perform safely. But unlike passenger vehicles, 18-wheelers and other large trucks often travel thousands of miles at a time, putting even more wear and tear on essential components. If a truck is not properly maintained, devastating accidents can occur as a result.

Sadly, accidents involving large trucks are often fatal. The sheer size of these vehicles makes them capable of creating significant damage and injury in the event of an accident. If a truck is not well-maintained, that risk is heightened. If your accident with a large truck was influenced by improper maintenance, you deserve a chance at justice. Please contact the Oklahoma City failure to maintain vehicles lawyers at the Abel Law Firm by calling (405) 239-7046 for a free case evaluation.

Consequences of Improper Maintenance

Mechanical errors contribute to nearly 30% of truck accidents, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Many of these accidents could have been prevented by proper maintenance and inspection.

The following issues often play a role in truck accidents involving a lack of maintenance:

  • Brake system failure
  • Tire failure
  • Improper load balance
  • Failure to inspect

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If you feel that your accident involving a large truck may have been caused by a negligent trucking company, please contact the Oklahoma City failure to maintain vehicles lawyers at the Abel Law Firm by calling (405) 239-7046 to discuss the facts of your case.

Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

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