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Locklin & Coleman, PLLC - Put Our Experience On Your Side
Kevin L Locklin | Recognized by Best Lawyers | 2022

Local: 703-659-1961
Toll-Free: 866-719-4394

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9253 Mosby Street | Suite 100
Manassas, VA 20110

Locklin & Coleman, PLLC - Put Our Experience On Your Side
Kevin L Locklin | Recognized by Best Lawyers | 2022

Local: 703-659-1961
Toll-Free: 866-719-4394

CALL TO SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION
We Operate On A Contingency Fee Basis

9253 Mosby Street | Suite 100 | Manassas, VA 20110

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A Track Record Of Results In Personal Injury Litigation

Since we began representing victims of negligence, our lawyers have been committed to providing smart and aggressive representation in The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC

How Does Improper Truck Maintenance Causes Crashes?

Directly or indirectly, human negligence is at the root of all truck crashes. Sometimes the truck driver or auto driver are at fault. In many cases, a poorly maintained or improperly loaded tractor-trailer was an accident waiting to happen.

If a family member was seriously injured or killed, you need an attorney who understands the trucking industry and has a record of holding trucking companies accountable. The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, provides the experience, the experts and the extra legwork to make your case effectively. Based in Manassas, we have obtained verdicts and settlements for clients throughout Northern Virginia .

Prompt Investigation While Evidence Is Fresh: 866-719-4394

Truck Maintenance

Any truck is a potential threat to other drivers because of its size and limited maneuverability. The danger is magnified when a trucking company puts a truck in bad condition on the road. Many truck accidents result from:

  • Bad brakes (increased stopping distance, veering)
  • Worn tires (blowout debris, abrupt swerving)
  • Inadequate lights or reflective tape on the cab or trailer
  • Malfunctioning hitches or rear doors

Freight Loading

Failure to secure loads per DOT regulations also contributes to crashes:

  • Shifting loads (causing swerving, jackknifes or tipping)
  • Falling debris (tarps, restraints, merchandise)
  • Overweight loads (making it harder to stop)

In most cases, a simple safety check would have revealed that the rig was unsafe.

The Law Offices of Locklin & Coleman, PLLC, sends trucking experts and retired law enforcement officers to the scene, experienced professionals who can reconstruct the accident and determine if truck maintenance was a cause. We obtain driver logbooks, inspection reports, and maintenance and repair records, and have the truck inspected by a mechanic or engineer who can discern clues from the wreckage.

We are experienced trial lawyers with the skills to convince an insurance company or a jury that neglected truck maintenance or negligent loading caused our client’s injuries. Call 866-719-4394 for a free consultation. We can come to you, and we work on a contingency fee, which means you do not pay us unless we obtain compensation for you.

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Attorneys Brian P Coleman and Kevin L Locklin
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