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You Might Get Punitive Damages If Your Crash Got Caused By a Federal Safety Regulation Violation, But You've Got To Know How To Prove It

Federal trucking safety regulations hold truckers and trucking companies to a higher standard to help keep innocent drivers safe. Commercial trucking crash victims who prove violations caused their crashes can qualify for punitive damages.

In this video, South Carolina semi-trailer accident attorney Rob Usry explains how to make the case for punitive damages in this situation.

Hey folks, we're talking about punitive damages for violations of federal truck and regulations. These safety regulations hold truckers and trucking companies to a higher standard because they operate the most deadly machines on our roads. Victims who prove violations of these regulations cause their crashes can qualify for punitive damages but it won't be easy.

  • First, you've got to know the regulations.
  • Second, you've got to know how to prove a violation.
  • Third, you've got to know where to look for the evidence and how to ask for it. That’s where an experienced trucking accident attorney can really help you out.

Don’t shortchange yourself by overlooking vital evidence that can make a big difference in your case and trust me the truckers and trucking companies are protected. They’ve often got law firms on retainers who are ready to help them moments after the crash. You need to be protected, too. If you've got questions about a commercial vehicle crash fill out our get help now form right at the top of our webpage. You’ll get answers from an experienced truck and accident attorney. I thank you for thinking about this with me and I hope I see you soon.

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Rob is a Spartanburg personal injury lawyer. Rob also practices as a criminal defense attorney.