Have you or a loved one had the misfortune of being involved in an accident with a truck? This is one of the most terrifying accidents for a car driver where serious injuries and fatalities occur at a tremendously high rate compare to automobile only accidents. If this has happened to you or a loved one, “needaninjuryattorneysouthdakota.com” are here to help you navigate this difficult time and have a staff of very experienced, professional and caring attorneys that are specialists in the area of law surrounding automobile accidents.
The effect of accidents with a truck are devastating. Tractor trailer trucks often weigh up to 80,000 pounds, can be 50 feet or more in length and can be transporting dangerous cargo such as toxic chemicals, flammable materials which could become explosive and in any case, the sheer size advantage over cars or SUVs makes any accident with a truck and very dangerous event for the parties in the car or SUV. Last year there were over 20 fatalities involving truck accidents in South Dakota most occurring on our busiest interstates of I-29 and I-90.
If this has happened to you, there are many considerations
- Medical expenses related to the accident or, in the worst case, funeral expenses.
- Loss of income especially if there is a fatality, where future income losses must be addressed.
- Emotional stress and support. This is especially critical if children are involved in any way or if they’ve lost a parent or sibling as a result of the accident.
- Replacement or repair of your vehicle and / or other property that may have been damaged or lost as a result of the accident.
Every accident is different but they are all terrifying when a truck is involved. If this has happened to you, it is critical that you get the support and assistance that you need to protect your rights and make sure that any and all legal remedies available to you are considered and pursued. Our staff has a combined experience measured in decades and we will be able to take some of the stress out of your life following your accident.
It is critical that you act fast. We need to make sure that all the facts of the accident are collected, that the proper authorities are notified and that your claims are well organized and presented to maximize your compensation and to make sure that you don’t experience gaps in care or income. With truck accidents where fatalities are so common, we also need to consider the impact and additional actions if you have lost a loved one.
If you have been involved in an accident with a truck, the most important thing you can do is make sure that your rights are protected and that you have the support and representation needed to help you mend from this wound and put your life back together. Please call us at (800)-XXX-YYYY and we’ll get on the case and protect your interests. We have a substantive wealth of experience with truck related accidents and will make certain your rights are protected.