FCHC – Serving Truck Accident Victims in Texas, New Mexico, and Beyond
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Truck accidents are among the most devastating cases we see.
More often than not, those in cars end up with serious life-threatening injuries.
The same can be said for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.
If a careless truck driver fails to see them when changing lanes or otherwise hits them, the crash can easily be severe.
In many cases, the trucker behind the wheel is less likely to have serious injuries than the other party.
When an auto accident case involves serious injuries, it becomes imperative to have a skilled personal injury lawyer manage your claim.
The truck accident attorneys at FCHC can help manage your claim and ensure that you get fair compensation for your injuries.
Maximize Your Compensation in a Truck Driving Accident
Truck driving accidents often present victims with serious injuries. They can include:
- Traumatic brain injury,
- Spine and neck injury,
- Internal bleeding,
- Organ damage, and
In some cases, people die. It’s important to remember that you’re only going to get one chance to collect for your injuries. You’ll want a team of attorneys on your side who make certain that the truck driver’s insurance company honors your claim.
What am I Entitled to in a Truck Driving Accident?
If a truck hit you, the trucking company’s auto accident insurance covers the claim. Since auto accidents are personal injury lawsuits in New Mexico, you entitled to all of the same damages you would in any other personal injury case. That includes:
- Medical expenses,
- Property damage,
- Lost time from work or wages,
- Loss of employability,
- Pain and suffering (this includes emotional trauma),
- Loss of enjoyment,
- Compensation for permanent impairment,
- Compensation for disfigurement.
What Happens after a Truck Accident?
As soon as a truck accident occurs, the truck company dispatches their own investigators to detail what happened at the scene. You need someone on your side who will do the same. If you’re in a position to do so, you should take pictures of the accident scene immediately. Your attorneys will collect eyewitness accounts, police reports, and any other evidence necessary to help you make your case and collect for your injuries.
Experienced Truck Accident Attorneys Can Help
It’s important to realize that while the trucking company and the insurance company may employ nice people, they are on the opposite side of a negotiation. They want to limit the value of your claim as much as they can. You want to maximize the value of your claim as much as you can. In the end, you deserve the total value of your damages under the law. The truck accident lawyers at FCHC will help ensure you get a fair settlement from the insurance company or litigate your case in court if necessary. Give us a call at (800) 433-2408 or contact us online and we can begin working on your case today.