Defective Heavy Trucks & Collisions
At Stucky & Fields, LLC, Christopher Stucky and Benjamin Fields seek to hold heavy truck manufacturers responsible when their design decisions cause unnecessary injury and death.
Heavy trucks lag significantly behind the automotive industry with respect to safety innovation. Largely because the heavy truck industry has been successful in lobbying efforts to ensure that federal safety regulations don’t apply to heavy trucks, heavy trucks are typically exempt from safety standards that apply to passenger vehicles.
Heavy truck manufacturers simply have not kept up with safety innovations that we take for granted in passenger cars. Consequently, heavy trucks are built in essentially the same way they have been built for more than 50 years. Heavy trucks are read more…