Truck Accidents Attorney in Woodbury, Minnesota

Suing Trucking Company

Minnesota personal injury attorney Paul Peterson explains how it is possible to sue a truck driver’s company when injured by the truck driver.

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The short answer is yes, you can look at recovery from the employers of the rigs as well as the driver of the rigs. The unique features that occur in truck crashes or big rig crashes is there is very often a series of lease arrangements or attempts between the true employer of the truck drive to make the truck driver sort of the owner operator and try to limit liability there. You need a lawyer who’s experienced in working through those efforts by the people really in charge to try to avoid liability for their role in the incident.

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