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.
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.