Injured in a Truck Accident?
Trucks are extremely large and heavy vehicles that can cause severe injuries in an accident, particularly when smaller vehicles are involved. With so many trucks on the road, accidents are a fairly common occurrence, including jackknifing, rollovers and under rides. There can be many factors that contribute to a trucking accident such as a truck carrying too heavy a load, improper braking and turning, bad tires and other vehicle defects. Accidents can also be caused by a truck driver that disobeys traffic laws, hasn’t had enough sleep, or is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
A personal injury lawyer should be contacted immediately if you or a loved one were injured in a truck accident to determine who was responsible for the mishap. If the accident was caused by another person or entity’s negligence or carelessness, you may be eligible for personal injury compensation to cover your losses.
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A motor vehicle accident involve a truck can be devastating and result in life-long disabilities that can prevent you from earning a living and taking care of your family. This includes catastrophic injuries such as:
Spinal cord damage
Personal injury compensation can provide critical financial resources to aid in your recovery and care. Monetary damages can cover lost income, hospitalization, medical treatment, physical therapy, occupational therapy, home care, pain, suffering, emotional trauma and property damage. Attorney can review your case and discuss the laws pertaining to personal injury and how to file a claim. He can give you valuable advice regarding personal injury benefits and how to file a claim.
Negligence in Personal Injury Cases
When a person is seeking compensation for an injury suffered in an accident, they must prove that another party’s negligent actions caused the mishap. Negligence in a personal injury case is the failure to use reasonable care, or an action that shows willful disregard for another person’s safety. As an example, when an intoxicated person drives a car, he or she is not only breaking the law, they are also putting other people on the road at risk. If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident and believe another person’s negligence caused the incident, contact an Oklahoma City personal injury lawyer to have your case reviewed. A competent attorney will be able to determine who is at fault for the accident, and hold them accountable for their negligent actions.
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There are four requirements for proving negligence in a personal injury case:
- Duty of care – legally it is considered that a person has a duty not to harm other people.
- Breach of duty – A person that does not act appropriately, or doesn’t act at all when the circumstances call for action, has breached that duty.
- Causation – It must be shown in a personal injury case that the breach of duty resulted in injuries.
- Damages – If must further be demonstrated that the injuries resulted in physical, emotional or other types of damage and/or loss.
Attorney can provide qualified legal advice and representation in personal injury cases. He is extremely adept at proving negligence and helping our clients recover the compensation they deserve. Attorney Parrish will defend your rights to benefits and aggressively pursue a favorable resolution to your claim.