When you drive along I-44 next to eighteen-wheelers and other large commercial vehicles, it is not hard to feel the sheer size difference between your car and their vehicle. When one of these commercial trucks collides with your personal vehicle, the combination of size and speed can be enough to cause severe, and sometimes catastrophic injuries.
The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that semi-trucks are the cause of 89,000 injuries and 5,000 deaths every year. The following are some of the most common injuries caused in Missouri truck accidents:
- Spinal cord damage
- Traumatic brain injury
- Bone fractures
- Neck and back injuries
- Organ trauma
Each one of these injuries is serious and can be life-altering. In addition, paying for medical care necessary to treat these injuries may empty your bank account if you do not receive the amount of compensation you deserve.
Of course, most large commercial trucking companies have insurance coverage for injuries that their drivers cause. Battling truckers’ insurance companies to receive fair compensation is not as easy as you may think. Insurance adjusters have many legal tricks. They will do whatever it takes to lower the amount they owe you in a settlement.
To avoid getting short-changed when it comes to something as serious as a Missouri truck collision, attorney guidance may be your best option. With the help of a truck accident attorney in Missouri, you can effectively negotiate a settlement that will cover your costs, pain, and suffering. This allows you to get the compensation you are entitled to, in order to cover the high medical expenses associated with truck accident trauma.
Contact the team at Price & Randle, LLC, to learn more about how you can put aggressive representation on your side to fix things quickly and help you get the compensation you deserve. Reach us today at 410-484-9000.