Truck Accidents on Summer Road Trips
Beware of Truck Accidents This Summer
The family road trip is one of the most popular summer traditions. But for some unlucky families, their vacation will take a tragic turn. With so many trucks on America’s highways, truck accidents, often involving collisions with passenger vehicles, are all too common. In fact, nearly 500,000 occur every year.
Truck accidents cause catastrophic and sometimes even deadly injuries to the driver or passengers they hit. The impact of a commercial semi or tractor-trailer can easily result in:
- Head trauma or a traumatic brain injury
- Compound fractures
- Crush injuries
- Full or partial amputations
In addition to a long and painful recovery, victims of accidents like these face mounting medical debts, lost wages, property damage, and more. While the injured and their families are left wondering, how could this happen?
Common Causes of Truck Accidents
Trucks can crash due to a wide range of reasons, all of which can result in deadly consequences. Below is a list of the most common causes:
Regardless of the cause, you and your loved ones are entitled to compensation if the truck driver or trucking company is at fault.
Truck Accident Cases at Pope & Howard, P.C.
Our attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C began their careers representing the trucking industry, giving us the expertise you need to fight for the compensation you deserve. We know that trucking companies often try to settle cases quickly to avoid a legal investigation. But you don’t have to accept the trucking company’s first offer.
The truck accident lawyers at Pope & Howard are well-versed in the complex federal and state regulations designed to prevent trucking accidents like these, and we’re here to provide the legal representation that will win your case.
If you or a loved one has been catastrophically injured in a trucking accident, don’t hesitate to call Pope & Howard P.C. at (404) 885-9999 to schedule your consultation today.