Laredo Types of 18 Wheeler Accident Injuries
Sometimes, the mere thought of 18-wheelers puts unease in even the most experienced driver. The sheer force and size typically associated with 18-wheelers, commercial trucks, semis, tractor-trailers and other big trucks can be traumatic and devastating in an accident. The catastrophic injuries that result include significant pain and suffering, and often require continued medical treatment and physical therapy. If you have been involved in a semi-truck accident in the Laredo, area, you need a Laredo 18-wheeler injury lawyer. As a victim of this type of accident, you are entitled to seek compensation for your injuries and property damage.
Truck drivers are susceptible to danger due to their trucks being massive compared to over road vehicles. Truck driver visibility is impaired many times as a result of other vehicles driving in blind spots. In addition to this, long periods of driving can also be a variable in Laredo 18-wheeler Accidents. Our attorneys can help you discover what compensation you can recover from an accident caused by trucker fatigue.
Many truck drivers participate in safe driving, but the sheer size of the vehicles can mean that one small mistake can have tragic consequences. Carabin & Shaw of Laredo handles cases all over Texas involving 18-wheeler collisions. To find out what type of repayment can be collected contact our firm. Semi-trucks and various commercial vehicle accidents bring many issues not typically associated with a regular motor vehicle accident. Differences such as drug testing, negligent maintenance, and a greater likelihood of death or injury are just a few to name. Some Laredo types of 18-wheeler accident injuries include:
- Paraplegia and or Quadriplegia
- Severe Burns
- Loss of Limbs
- Broken Bones
- Internal Injuries
- Back Injuries
Many factors play into 18-wheeler accidents, such as driver fatigue, texting while driving, falsified logbooks, reckless driving, ineptness, failure to load truck properly, speeding and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you or a family member have unfortunately been involved in an accident in Laredo and are seeking compensation for injuries please call one of our attorneys. Carabin & Shaw has members working around the clock who have knowledge on representing those involved in catastrophic accidents.
Laredo types of 18-wheeler accident injuries can sometimes end in death. In these tragic cases it is important to have someone who understands who has the legal right to represent the deceased. At Carabin & Shaw our wrongful death attorneys understand the statutes involved behind recovering compensation for wrongful death. Laredo has laws in place that dictate the limitations of certain family members whom are not seen as statutory beneficiaries. It is clearly important to consult with an attorney first!
Generally, an 18-wheeler accident at highway speeds results in a combination of these catastrophic injuries, or fatality for the driver or passengers in the other vehicles. These damages can include the cost of medical expenses, burial costs, mental anguish, pain and suffering, lost wages, bodily impairment, future damages, future cost and property damage to your vehicle or personal property. In some cases punitive damages are available.
To discover what compensation can be recovered from Laredo types of 18-wheeler accident injuries, contact our firm, we may be able to help you collect compensation beyond that which is provided through insurance claims. At Carabin & Shaw, every client matters and every case matters.
Carabin & Shaw is always available 24/7 to assist you or your loved one, and your first consultation is free. Call us toll free 800-862-1260. Our lawyers can help you collect payment beyond what insurance companies can provide. You deserve compensation.