Accidents with commercial trucks can be devastating and result in serious injuries and fatalities. The large size of these vehicles means that an accident that occurs even while the truck was traveling at a relatively slow speed can result in extensive damages to the other driver, the vehicle, and the finances of the victims. While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires truck drivers to abide by specific regulations to minimize the risk of severe and fatal accidents, many drivers fail to act under these regulations.
An accident with a commercial truck can oftentimes be blamed on the negligence of the truck driver or the driver’s employer. Common causes of truck accidents include:
Because commercial trucks are large vehicles, injuries can be extensive, and treatment can be extremely costly. Injuries resulting from truck accidents can include spinal cord and back injuries, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and whiplash. Many of these injuries can result in life-long disabilities. If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, a Little Havana Truck Accident lawyer can help you. The truck accident attorney can work to protect your rights and get you the compensation you deserve. The attorney may assist you in obtaining economic damages as a result of costly medical bills and loss of income, as well as non-economic damages for your pain and suffering.
When you contact a truck accident attorney, he may begin by gathering the facts of your case and collecting medical documentation of your injuries. It is important to seek medical treatment immediately after your accident. At 388CEDA, we can recommend medical professionals who can offer treatment so that you can heal and provide you with thorough documentation and accurate records.
Your attorney can work with the truck driver’s insurance company on your behalf and attempt to obtain a proper settlement. If a settlement cannot be reached, your attorney may file a lawsuit and go to court to fight for the compensation you deserve.
If you were involved in an accident with a commercial truck, call 1-800-388-CEDA as soon as possible. Upon your request, we can recommend Little Havana truck accident attorneys and connect you with medical professionals who will fight for your rights and provide the treatment necessary for you to get better.
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