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Milwaukee Improper Loading / Securing of Cargo Lawyers

If a truck driver or trucking company doesn’t properly secure cargo that’s loaded onto a truck, that cargo can shift during transit and cause serious issues for other motorists on the road. Improperly loaded or secured cargo may freely fly out of the back of a truck or may cause serious problems with the operation of the truck. As a result, other drivers may be placed at extreme risk for severe injuries.

A truck driver and trucking company have several important responsibilities when it comes to road safety. Securing cargo is one of these many responsibilities. If you’ve been injured because of a problem related to unsecured or improperly loaded cargo, we may be able to help you fight for compensation for those injuries. For additional information about your legal options, contact the Milwaukee improper securing  of cargo attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. today at (414) 271-0900.

The Dangers of Improperly Loaded or Secured Cargo

There are several reasons why a truck driver or trucking company needs to take special care to make sure that their cargo is properly loaded and secured. Beyond the material costs of losing this cargo, cargo quickly flying out of a truck’s trail or directly off the back of the truck can result in some serious problems. These may include the following:

  • Direct collisions between cargo and other cars
  • Collisions caused by swerving out of the way of flying cargo
  • Collisions caused by cars hitting debris from flying cargo
  • Accidents caused when slick liquids aren’t secured properly

Depending on the size of the cargo or the scale of the accident, motorists can be severely injured as a result of these mistakes.

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An injury caused by a truck driver or company’s negligence in securing cargo can be grounds for legal action against the responsible person or people. If you’ve sustained such an injury, our experienced legal advisors may be able to work with you in moving forward with an injury claim. To discuss how compensation may help you deal with your recovery process, contact the Milwaukee improper loading lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. by calling (414) 271-0900 today.