Lithonia, Georgia Truck Accident
The injuries suffered in a truck crash can include broken bones, spinal injuries, traumatic brain injury, soft tissue injuries, whip lash and many other possible injuries. A broken leg or a concussion can keep a victim out of work for some period of time. Victims of these injuries caused by others such as the truck driver or the tractor trailer owner, can seek compensation for their injuries, their lost wages and others.
After an accident of this kind, the first priority is determining the extent of the injuries involved. Finding excellent medical attention is key. Once you have been evaluated for your injuries, it is important to rest and recover and to follow any rehabilitation that is recommended. Often failing to do the proper rehabilitation after an accident can result in longer term issues. That is why your care is so important.
Next up in importance is making sure that all the evidence that arises from the accident is secured for evaluation. For example, a truck may need to be inspected by investigators to look for safety violations or maintenance issues. Some of this can be determined by the logs that are required to be kept by the trucking company or operator. Perhaps the required lights are not functioning properly. Perhaps the truck's load is not sitting properly and caused the truck to topple on a curve. Perhaps the truck driver was not paying attention before the crash. Or perhaps the truck driver has a medical issue that was known, or should have been known, before he or she got on the highway and that medical issue caused the crash.
All of these questions and many many more will be reviewed and analyzed by our legal team. We leave no stone unturned when we are looking at the cause of a crash. Once we know what happened and have evidence to show this, we can develop a strategy for settlement or trial if settlement is not possible.
How can you determine after a truck crash if the truck driver or the truck itself was the cause or a cause of your injuries? This is something that requires skill and experience, both of which are found at Scholle Law. Contact Scholle Law to get an answer as to whether you can recover from those who harmed you. If you or a loved one has been injured in a large truck crash caused by truck driver negligence, you can pursue compensation in a personal injury case. We handle our cases on a contingency basis.