${site.data.firmName}${SEMFirmNameAlt}
Free Consultations
866-967-7235717-496-0070

We Advance All Costs - No Fee Unless We Win!

In this section
Review Us
Experienced trial lawyers With The Resources To Handle Your Case

With little notice, truck accidents begin increasing

There are few more frightening images than that of sitting in traffic that has come to a complete halt on an interstate highway, and seeing a semi truck rapidly approaching in the rearview mirror. This horrifying scenario plays out all too frequently on the nation's highways and this and other truck accidents occur daily with barely an eyebrow raised.

The Tracy Morgan accident was notable not because of the nature of the truck accident, where an apparently fatigued driver slammed into his limo killing one man and injuring Morgan and others. Sadly, this is an everyday occurrence, literally, with more than 10 fatal truck accidents happening every day.

No, it was most notable because of the publicity it generated, of course, involving a famous entertainer and not because of the tragic nature of the truck accident.

For the families of those killed, or the more than 284 people injured every day in truck accidents, the struggle to pay for the medical expenses, replace a vehicle or deal with the loss of a husband, wife, parent, or child may linger long after the accident.

The compensation they need has to cover both immediate expenses, and long-term costs associated with recovering from these types of truck accidents.

Whether rehabilitation and physical therapy or reconstructive surgery or emotionally coming to terms with the loss of one's partner, there many aspects to a truck accident that go beyond the medical treatment received in an emergency room after a crash.

As the economy continues to recover, and truck traffic continues to increase, it is inevitable that the deadly toll that truck accidents extract from the families of those killed and injured will likewise increase. 

Source: NBC News, "Truck Accidents Surge, But There's No National Outcry," Eamon Javers and Jennifer Schlesinger, July 30, 2014

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

what our clients say about us

  1. $5.5 Million

    Settlement for spinal injury caused by delivery company's negligent vehicle maintenance

  2. $5 Million

    Settlement for traumatic brain injury

  3. $1.2 Million

    Settlement (Liability insurance limits) for death claim arising out of tractor trailer collision

  4. $1 Million

    Settlement for closed head injury/facial fractures due to negligent construction site practices

  5. $1 Million

    Arbitration award in death claim arising out of motor vehicle collision

  6. $1 Million

    Total workers' compensation settlement for injured worker who suffered orthopedic injuries and additional GI injuries due to prescription medications.

  7. $1 Million

    Policy limits recovered for head injury sustained by the user of unsafe rental equipment.

  8. $890,000

    Settlement for head injury of injured worker caused by negligent operation of equipment by a non-employer contractor on the job site.

  9. $875,000

    Settlement for ankle injury due to negligent dump truck operation

  10. $675,000

    Settlement for bilateral wrist injuries caused by the negligent operation of a tractor-trailer.

  11. $600,000

    Settlement for statutory cap of $500,000 for wrongful death of a worker who was killed when struck by a government-owned vehicle as well as policy limit for underinsured motorist coverage.

  12. $$450,000

    Workers' compensation settlement for a nurse who sustained a low back injury requiring multiple surgeries.

  13. $375,000

    Settlement for knee injury sustained in a motor vehicle collision with contested liability.

view more
email us for a response

Call Us 24/7 To Discuss Your Case

866-967-7235 | 717-496-0070

Absolutely no fee

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy