There was a deadly dump truck accident in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana on November 7, 2023. According to reports, a bicyclist was struck by a dump truck as it attempted to make turn left on LA 46. The bicyclist was killed in the crash. The victim has been identified as Joshua Chestnut, of Metairie, Louisiana. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this crash.
There have been a number of recent trucking accidents, resulting in severe injuries and sometimes death. There was a deadly 18-wheeler crash near Lake Charles, Louisiana on October 27, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident in Upshur County, Texas on November 6, 2023. A pedestrian was killed by a semi-truck in Waco, Texas on November 7, 2023. There was a deadly 18-wheeler accident near Moriarty, New Mexico on November 9, 2023.
Safe trucking companies must take adequate precautions to ensure that their drivers do not severely injure or kill members of the public in a trucking accident. Industry standards require trucking companies to regularly inspect their equipment, including their tires. Safe companies must also supervise their driver to ensure that the company’s policies and procedures have been followed. Of course, technological advancements may pose additional hazards. It goes without saying that an 18-wheeler must yield to other cars on the roadway. 18-wheelers pose significant risks on the roadway.
Spagnoletti Law Firm has attorneys licensed in Texas, Florida, New Mexico and New York. We have handled numerous cases involving 18-wheeler accidents in both federal and state court across the country. Our attorneys have extensive experience and the skills needed to aggressively represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or been seriously injured in a trucking or commercial vehicle accident. The experienced 18-wheeler accident attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm have previously been involved in similar cases and can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was involved in a trucking accident. Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.