Trucks pose a serious risk of catastrophic harm because of their relative size and weight discrepancy in comparison to other motor vehicles on the road. A common question asked by many of our clients who come to us for legal representation is what the value of their case is. Below is helpful information regarding the potential value of a personal injury case involving a truck collision. Form more information feel free to contact our offices toll free (855)385-2529.
The Value of a Case: There are numerous factors involved in determining the financial value of a personal injury lawsuit. Some of the most important factors are as follow.1. Extent of the Injury: According to statistics published by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration truck accidents are the most dangerous type of roadway collisions. Victims often suffer from multiple injuries requiring hospitalization, surgery and rehabilitation. Some of the most common injuries cause by truck accidents include.
- Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury – resulting in paralysis, paraplegia and tetraplegia
- Facial scarring, lacerations, disfigurement
- Bone fracture – cracked ribs, hip fracture, clavicle fracture and fractures to bones in the limbs
- Broken nose
- Traumatic eye injury resulting in the loss of vision