For decades, news reports on airplane crashes have described searches for the “black box” that records flight data crucial to the accident investigation. Now, most tractor-trailers on the road contain a similar device, which might be pivotal in litigation when they get into accidents.
These devices, known as an electronic control module (ECM) or an event data recorder (EDR), record various types of information that can be significant in a truck accident lawsuit or insurance claim, such as:
For injury cases stemming from tractor-trailer accidents, you need an experienced litigator who understands the significance of ECM/EDR data and can use it to demonstrate where the fault lies in a commercial vehicle accident.
Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban represents victims of tractor-trailer accidents in the Carolinas and Virginia. Please call (888) 351-1038 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys. We have offices in the Carolinas and Virginia.
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