Truck Accident: Personal Injury
Injuries sustained in truck accidents can be and most likely will be severe, including trauma to the head and body, disfigurement, burns. After PIP benefits have been exhausted, victims with injuries exceeding the injury threshold may pursue additional compensation. Lawsuits which include negligence that can be imputed on the truck driver or the company for the lack of truck driving experience, overloading trucks, operating oversized trucks on roads that are not truck-friendly (usually roads that are too narrow), and especially driving for too long without taking a break.
Truck accident lawsuits include negligence, product liability, and wrongful death. Many times truck accidents are so egregious that the victim does not survive the crash. The family in some cases may bring a claim on behalf of their loved one to recover compensation for their losses. Compensation for injuries and damages resulting from a truck accident can be economic and non-economic. The compensations include current medical expenses, future medical expenses, lost wages, and loss of earning capacity, the compensation can also include, pain and suffering, mental anguish and loss of consortium.
If you or a loved one has been in a truck accident, contact an attorney as soon as possible. The Attorney’s at The Smith and Eulo Law Firm can help you, call us at 407-930-8912.