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What Truck Companies Do After an Accident

Posted on October 5, 2021

Truck companies have a lot at stake if their drivers cause an accident. According to the Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ), jury verdicts have increased by 335% from 2012 to 2019. Of that amount, 70% are for punitive damages. As a result, some fleets take precautions to protect themselves from lawsuits stemming from an accident. According to the CCJ article, here are some of the steps that truck companies may take to reduce their legal liability:

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