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What do you do after a semi truck accident?

What do you do after a semi truck accident? Semi-truck accidents can be terrifying, especially if you’re in a much smaller passenger vehicle. Unfortunately, people in smaller vehicles are much more likely to suffer serious injuries in a collision than a truck driver due to the large truck’s size and weight. If you’ve been hurt in a semi-truck accident, you may be facing months of recovery, medical bills, and missed time at work - not to mention the pain and discomfort of your injuries. You may have questions about how to handle the expenses during this difficult time. The best…

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Who is liable in a truck accident?

Who is liable in a truck accident? Although any traffic accident can lead to serious injury or death, those involving large trucks are particularly deadly. According to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), there were 4,119 people killed in large truck accidents in 2019, and most of them were in passenger vehicles. About 67 percent were in smaller vehicles, and another 15 percent were pedestrians or riding on bicycles or motorcycles. These disproportionate numbers are mostly due to large trucks being much heavier and harder to stop than passenger vehicles. A truck can simply do more damage to a…

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What does a truck accident lawyer do?

What does a truck accident lawyer do? Due to their size, weight, and lengthy stopping distance, commercial trucks can cause devastating damage to anything in their path if they get into a collision. Truck drivers are usually well-protected in the truck cab, but people in passenger vehicles are often seriously hurt or killed. As a result, if you or a loved one have been involved in an accident with a truck, you may be in pain, unable to work, and swamped with healthcare bills you can’t afford to pay. If this happens, don’t wait - contact a truck accident lawyer…

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