Traveling near a large vehicle, such as a tractor-trailer truck or a semi-truck, can induce anxiety for some drivers in Massachusetts and elsewhere. This response is understandable because there are few accidents that are as severe or as tremendous as a truck accident. Additionally, truck drivers often travel long distances and work long hours. Further, despite the efforts to curb fatigued driving, negligent truck drivers are often the cause of truck accidents throughout the nation.
At the law offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., our lawyers understand that the aftermath of a truck accident can be traumatic and catastrophic. These large vehicles often cause a massive, destructive path, involving multiple vehicles and victims. Those involved in such a tragic event suffer many injuries and losses. Our legal team has helped past client collect the compensation owed to them following a truck accident.
A truck collision could occur for various reasons and our attorneys have experience dealing with various types of cases. Whether a truck was overloaded and an accident initiated due to falling debris, a truck driver was negligent by speeding, failed to signal a lane change or was fatigued, it is important to uncover evidence with will establish the cause of the crash. This could help place liability on a negligent truck driver, trucking company or other related party.
Victims of a truck accident often require medical treatment. Therefore, a cause of action, such as a personal injury claim, could help victims recover compensation. A monetary award could also help a victim cover expenses, such as medical bills, rehabilitation, pain and suffering, lost wages and other related damages.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s truck accident website. A truck accident could drastically change the life of a victim and their loved ones. Because of that, it is important to become informed of the options and recourses available.