Truck accident statistics show that approximately 500,000 tractor trailer accidents occur every year, leading to serious injuries and fatalities. Due to the size and weight of semi-trucks, injuries involving these vehicles can be devastating. If you have been in an accident involving a large truck, you likely have incurred expenses due to your injuries, and you may be entitled to compensation.
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The causes of semi-truck accidents are many and can range from impaired driving or driver fatigue to a blown tire and faulty maintenance. Truck accidents claims are generally more complicated than a standard car accident claim, and liability can be difficult to pinpoint. Truck drivers, the driver’s employer, the truck owner, and the freight shipper are all potentially liable, depending on the circumstances of the incident.
The weight and size of a tractor trailer can lead to severe injuries, many of which may have long recovery periods and have significant effects on one’s quality of life.
Common truck accident injuries include:
In case of a truck accident, immediately call 911. If possible, do not move any vehicles that were involved in the accident and take photos of the accident scene for your own records. Gather names and contact information for any witnesses, as well as the contact information and insurance information for the other drivers in the accident.
If you have been involved in a collision, do not delay in contacting one of our Kansas City truck injury lawyers. Our years of experience can help us determine who is at fault and what your best options are. Let us help you in your fight to collect maximum compensation for your injuries.
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