You shouldn't have been there ruling

Discussion in 'Trucker Legal Advice' started by boatbum, May 26, 2009.

  1. psanderson

    psanderson Road Train Member

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    Winchester and BigCountry............ I believe this to be true, that's why I posted as I did.
     
  2. boatbum

    boatbum Bobtail Member

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    What kind of paranoid thought process do you two use to come up with that kind of thinking? I did not hit a truck, I am not looking to sue anyone. I was simply trying to clarify CB Rumor Talk about how accident investigators and liability lawyers are out to get the trucker whether he was a fault or not.
     
  3. Winchester Magnum

    Winchester Magnum Road Train Member

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    Most guys who've been at this game for 37 years know that, yes, a lawyer can and will come after a trucker whos logs are falsified, even if the idiot 4 wheeler blows a red light and T-bones you. It's about the money. Money money money.
     
    FriedTater and psanderson Thank this.
  4. bigcountry30

    bigcountry30 Light Load Member

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    Not paranoid, just ain't my first rodeo. I didn't think you wanted to sue anybody sounded more like being afraid of being sued possibly. Either way was a gut feeling. Glad you were not involved for your sake. In our society today you better believe if a truck is involved someone is going to look up every nook and cranny to try and find a case against the trucker and the company if they think they have any chance of a payday at the end of it. As Magnum said it is all about the money money money money!
     
  5. Kabar

    Kabar Road Train Member

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    Yes it's true and it's called false logging. 15 minuets here so you can get home. 15 there so you can finish a trip. A lawyer will dig up every log book he can so he can make it your fault. Thats why i always log it legal. If that makes a load late oh well.
     
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