Garbage Truck Accidents
- serious burns
- brain injuries
- crush injuries
- wrongful death
Garbage truck accidents can result from:
- driver negligence
- defective equipment
- falling objects
- poor maintenance
The news clips below show several accidents involving garbage trucks.How an Experienced Truck Accident Attorney Can Help
A truck accident attorney can assist either injured sanitation workers or other individuals injured by the operation of a garbage truck. One of the first things to check on is whether the garbage truck has been properly inspected every day. Garbage truck inspection is one of the primary ways of avoiding serious accidents.
The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) has excellent publications on Ways to Avoid Injury and Death from Moving Sanitation Vehicles.
In every garbage truck accident, it's essential to hire an experienced injury lawyer as soon as possible so an adequate investigation can be started before evidence evaporates.Sacramento Truck Accident Lawyers
Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 11.18.20]
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