Truck accidents can be scary and being involved in a truck accident with a logging truck can result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities.
A personal injury claim for damages can help truck accident victims seek the help they need with their physical, financial and emotional damages.
Victims who have been injured in a truck accident may have many questions about the legal resources and remedies available to them and should ensure they have all the answers they need. Examples of commercial vehicles include 18-wheelers, tanker trucks, delivery vehicles and other large freight trucks including logging trucks. Typical fully-loaded large trucks weigh 80,000 pounds whereas the average passenger vehicle weights 3,000 which means the disparity can result in serious collisions.
When a truck driver or trucking company is at-fault for the injuries and harm suffered by the victim, they may be required to pay the victim for their damages. Victims may be able to recover compensation for damages including medical expenses, lost wages and pain and suffering damages. A personal injury claim for damages can help the injured truck accident victim and their family pursue the negligent truck driver or negligent trucking company for the damages they have suffered.
Victims of truck accident may face dramatic changes to their way of life and may face challenges associated with the recovery process. It is essential for truck accident victims in that situation to be familiar with their legal rights and how to enforce those rights, as well as to be aware of the legal resources and remedies available to them.