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Vehicle AccidentsCommercial Motor Vehicle Accidents

Truck accident litigation requires a full understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act Regulations, Commercial Driver’s License Manuals, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act Compliance Manuals, federally mandated record keeping requirements for motor carriers, common carrier law, civil trial law and civil pretrial law. Finding a lawyer that is experienced and knowledgeable in all those areas of law is a difficult task. Fortunately, the American Bar Association has accredited three board certifications issued by the National Board of Trial Advocacy that cover these fields. George Patterson has all three Board Certifications. Free consultations with the truck accident lawyers are available at Patterson Law’s Annapolis or Bowie offices.

Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident LawyersYour board-certified truck accident attorney

George Patterson is a board-certified truck accident attorney, a board-certified civil trial attorney and a board-certified civil pretrial attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident litigation is a challenging field and it is important to identify an attorney that can guide you through this process. Independent organizations have recognized George Patterson as being respected and competent in this field. George Patterson has been designated as a Top 10 Truck Accident Trial Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers and an Advocate member of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. George Patterson has even taught continuing legal education programs to national organizations of truck accident attorneys.  He also serves as a member of the Board of Regents of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys.  Patterson Law also has a Class A CDL driver on staff that serves as a consultant in commercial truck driving accidents.

Commercial motor vehicles are subject to different regulations depending on their weight, size function, number of passengers they carrier, whether they engage in farm work, whether they transport people for hire, whether they engage in government work and whether they are participating in emergency services, whether they engage in interstate commerce and the types of materials they transport. It is critical to know the rules and regulations that are applicable to evaluate each type of truck accident.

George Patterson at Patterson Law has thoroughly studied and litigated these regulations in dozens of commercial motor vehicle accident cases.

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If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident or suffered a serious personal injury due to someone else’s negligence please contact the best personal injury lawyers at Patterson Law. George Patterson has been featured in an article published in the Best Lawyers in America. The “best” injury lawyers may be reached at their Annapolis or Bowie offices at 301-888-4878.

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