TRUCK ACCIDENT QUESTIONS
What causes truck accidents?
Some of the most common causes of truck accidents include:
- Truck driver fatigue
- Overloaded truck cargo
- Unbalanced cargo
- Poor truck maintenance
- Mechanical problems
- Driver inexperience
- Alcohol and/or drug abuse
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Michael V. Barszcz can investigate your case to determine the cause of the truck accident.
What types of injuries commonly appear in truck accident claims?
These accidents can cause any type of injury, just like accidents between passenger vehicles; however, because of the size of trucks, these violent accidents tend to cause catastrophic injuries, including:
These injuries can alter your life forever.
Can I recover compensation after being in a truck accident?
Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be able to recover compensation for:
- Medical expenses
- Current and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium
Part of your case involves demonstrating how this catastrophic injury has impacted your life, and what it has cost you.
Who is held liable for a truck accident?
Anyone involved in the operation, maintenance, inspection and loading of a truck may be held responsible for negligence that led to an accident:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
Our legal team will establish whether negligence was the cause of your accident, and who is responsible.