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Negligent Hiring by Trucking Companies

Trucking companies employ a variety of workers to drive 18-wheelers and semi trucks, create driving schedules, perform vehicle maintenance, and more. However, when they hire individuals who are unqualified for their jobs, they can directly or indirectly put everyone on the road at risk of devastating truck accidents. As such, negligent trucking companies may be held accountable in incidents that may at first seem to be the fault of truck drivers.

It can sometimes be surprisingly difficult to determine who is at fault for truck accidents, especially in those involving negligent hiring by trucking companies. Fortunately, victims of truck accidents in the Racine area can turn to the attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. for help with seeking the compensation they deserve from the person or party to blame for the incident.

Types of Negligent Hiring Practices

There are numerous ways in which a trucking company can be careless in its hiring practices. Some of the most common types of negligent hiring include:

  • Hiring someone with a history of dangerous driving
  • Failing to perform necessary criminal background checks
  • Hiring someone known to be unskilled or under-qualified
  • Failing to perform requisite drug tests

Those injured in trucking accidents should consider speaking with a lawyer to determine if they are eligible for pursuing compensation from the person or party at fault.

Contact a Negligent Hiring Attorney in Racine

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident and you think that the trucking company might be at fault, the experienced attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. can help you evaluate your legal rights options. Contact our office today by calling (262) 554-6200 and learn more about how we can serve you.