Involved in a Truck Accident?
Pursuing Compensation for 18 Wheeler Injury Victims
The freeways and highways of any given area are often inhabited by both commercial vehicles as well as privately owned vehicles. There are many companies and businesses that need their products shipped around the United States, as well as people who are moving out of state, and more. There are private vehicles and large commercial semi-trucks that drive on the same roadways. This should not be a dangerous issue if all people on the road paid attention, obeyed the law, and were careful to protect themselves as well as the others around them.
The problem is that some people care only about getting to their destination, and will speed, swerve in and out of lanes and otherwise drive recklessly in order to accomplish their goals. Other drivers are susceptible to fatigue and drowsiness. Finally there are those drivers who operate their vehicles while under the influence of impairing substances. Whatever the cause may be, there are dangerous drivers on the road, and when there are dangerous drivers of private cars, mixed with the drivers of large commercial vehicles, there can easily be serious and catastrophic accidents that occur. Because of the size and weight of a semi-truck, any small vehicle that is involved in an accident with it will be damaged greatly depending upon the speeds of the moving vehicles. When a truck accident occurs, not only will the damage to other vehicles be catastrophic, but the injuries sustained by their drivers can be life altering if not fatal.
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You may be thinking, why hire a personal injury attorney? If you have sustained a
personal injury in an accident involving a truck, then you may be able to collect monetary compensation for your injuries as well as for any other emotional damage you may be experiencing. In a personal injury case, whether the cause is from a car accident or another cause, there is a long procedure of proving who was at fault and just how serious the injuries sustained are. Upon establishing these issues, there will be options available to those who have sustained injuries by way of monetary damages.
At the Law Office of James H. Wood will be able to help you throughout your case, and will be able to provide you with zealous representation in court if the need should arise. Our firm has over 20 years of combined experience in the area of personal injury, and we sincerely care about each of our clients, which is why we offer a
free initial consultation, and contingent fee agreements. We do this so that no victim will be left without a lawyer due to financial hardship. If you have sustained a personal injury due to a trucking accident, then
contact the legal team from the Law Office of James H. Wood to discuss your case today.