Were you involved in a truck accident?
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Truck accidents can be caused by multiple reasons
There are many reasons for truck accidents to happen, we are more likely to find driver negligence and human error among the most common causes of truck accidents, this cases may include:
What Should I Do If I Was Involved In A Truck Accident?
Your Health Matters!
If you are injured and need medical attention, call 911.
Call the police
Police reports are important and can help your case. They can document who is at fault.
Save the evidence
If you can, save the names and contact information of the witnesses.
If you or a family member was in a catastrophic injury truck accident, we can get you the compensation you deserve.
Call us now at (404) 500-0000 to discuss your injuries or send us a message through our contact form. The first consultation is free.
How are truck accidents different from car accidents?
Trucks are up to 20 times heavier than passenger cars and truck drivers are more likely to fall asleep due to the incentives they receive to stay longer on the road, despite the 10 hour established by regulations.
In addition to this,
when you are a victim of a truck accident there are:
Much larger insurance policies that can run into the millions, so you can be sure that the different insurance companies named in a lawsuit, will find ways to save money and avoid paying out as much as possible.
Increased property damage
As we have already said above, trucks are much larger and heavier than a normal car, so when there is an accident the damage to property nearby will be considerably greater than when an accident occurs between small vehicles.
The risk of serious injuries
In the same way as it happens with nearby property, the injuries and consequences for the people involved in a truck accident will be considerably greater,The injuries sustained by people involved in such accidents are usually much higher, Medical bills can become astronomical and some injuries may even turn out to be permanent!
Higher chance of death
Due to the fact that trucks are much larger and heavier than a passenger car, the risk of having a fatal accident is also much higher, it is estimated that there are between 3,000 and 5,000 deaths each year caused by these accidents.