Trailer Accident Attorney in North Dakota

James Shaw of Carabin Shaw Law Firm

Call North Dakota Semi-Trailer Accident Attorney James Shaw of Carabin Shaw Law firm to protect your rights. He will give you the guidance and professional counsel you need to get you a fair and just settlement.

Trailer Truck Accidents are commonly caused by:
  • Tired or impaired driver
  • Improper loading of the trailer
  • Poorly trained trailer driver
  • Unfavorable road conditions
  • Cab or trailer breakdown due to maintenance issues
  • Overloading the trailer
North Dakota Department of Transportation Regulations

The Federal Government and North Dakota Department of Transportation have established laws that govern the trailer industry to increase safety for both professional and other drivers. Some of these regulations include size and weight limits for North Dakota trucks and trailers:

  • Maximum legal weight for a tandem axle group cannot exceed 34,000 pounds.
  • Legal height limit: 14´
  • Maximum Limit for a Semi: 53´
  • Legal width limit: 8´ 6´´(102´´)
  • Maximum legal gross weight cannot exceed 105,500 pounds.
  • Legal Limit for a Truck or single vehicle: 50´
  • Maximum legal weight for a single axle cannot exceed 20,000 pounds.
Investigating a Semi-Trailer Accident

Attorney Shaw will gather evidence that is important to your claim, and he is dedicated to your complete physical and financial recovery.

North Dakota attorney James Shaw with Carabin Shaw Law Firm will do an in-depth investigation into the accident in order to determine all of the parties who played a role in the wreck and assess the cause. Many times, to develop a case that is successful to establish causation, expert witnesses are required.

North Dakota has a large number of trucks traveling through the state with its major cities and major highways. The trailer-truck company, loading company and the truck driver may all be liable for damages in trailer accidents with major injuries. Having an experienced North Dakota trailer accident attorney in Attorney Shaw will help you know who is liable and will help you understand what will be covered in your case.

In North Dakota, trailer and semi-truck accidents unfortunately happen far too frequently. Trailer truck accidents can cause major injuries to passengers and drivers involved because of semi-trailers being loaded improperly, stacking more than the maximum amount of cargo on the trailer bed, and other acts that ignore proper safety regulations. These load problems also create problems for the actual trailer driver if the load shifts and pushes its way into the cab of the truck.

Call North Dakota Trailer Accident Attorney James Shaw today at 1.800.862.1260 today if you or someone you know has been injured in a trailer accident.

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