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Overloaded Truck Accidents in South Bend

Injured? Call a South Bend Personal Injury Lawyer

Commercial trucks all have weight limits which are intended to help prevent trucks from inhibiting their ability to operate safely due to having too much cargo to manage. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has enacted a federal safety limit of 20,000 pounds per axle. However, many trucks have the power to haul more than this so companies may choose to push the limits in order to maximize their profit per delivery.

A truck that is overloaded can present the following hazards:

  • Difficulty stopping
  • Higher-energy collisions due to more momentum
  • Extra strain on brakes, increasing risk of failure
  • Extra wear and tear on highways due to weight
  • Increased odds of tire blowout

Have you or a loved one been injured in an accident involving an overloaded truck? Call a South Bend truck accident attorney today at 574.281.0142 to receive a free initial case evaluation!

Experienced Advocates, Fighting for You!

At the Wruble Law Group, our South Bend team is not afraid to go up against big trucking insurance companies and their armies of lawyers who will fight back against your claim. We recognize the severity of the injuries each client sustains because we take a unique and personalized approach to each case. This allows us to evaluate the impact of your condition and aggressively pursue the maximum possible compensation for your losses.

We have more than 40 years of combined legal practice experience helping those who have been impacted by injuries caused by the negligence of others, including truck accident injuries. Our team keeps your best interests in mind in every personal injury case, and we won’t let an insurance company attempt to settle with you for far less than what you are entitled to.

If a truck accident leaves you injured contact the Wruble Law Group online now for honest counsel you can trust!


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