An independent contract truck driver is self-employed. He or she owns or leases a truck and has an exclusive contract with one trucking company or hauls loads for several truck companies.
When an independent contract truck driver causes a truck accident, the trucking company can still be held liable for the truck driver's conduct. Talk to Humphrey, Farrington & McClain, P.C. — a law firm with full knowledge of truck driver employment.
When Independent Contract Truck Drivers Cause Accidents
Independent contract truck drivers can make the same mistakes as company drivers.
When independent contractors are negligent — maybe they falsified a logbook or did not properly secure their load — the question becomes: Who is liable for their conduct?
Truck companies can still be held responsible for negligence. They may not have performed adequate background checks or provided adequate training or they may have been faulty in their hiring practices.
In whatever way the accident occurred, our law firm has the resources to uncover the truth. Our firm is knowledgeable about the causes of truck accidents and routinely achieves some of the largest truck accident settlements in the country. We know what to look for in a case, and we will give your case the full attention it deserves.
We strive to hold negligent independent contract truckers and trucking companies accountable. We seek fair and full compensation for our clients' injuries, medical bills, lost wages and other losses.
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If you have been injured in a truck accident, it may have been caused by an independent contract truck driver. The trucking company can still be held accountable. Get the legal help you need to investigate your case and recover the full and fair compensation you deserve.
It is important to seek legal help as soon as you can after a truck accident. Our attorneys can begin an immediate investigation into the cause of your accident. As soon as we arrive on the accident scene, we can begin collecting and analyzing evidence. Working with experts, we obtain a clear picture of how the accident occurred.