Truck accidents Frequently Asked Questions

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There is the talk of the risks of getting involved in an accident with a commercial truck. What exactly is a "commercial truck"?

A commercial truck or "big truck" is a vehicle that is exploited for the transport of industrial goods (cement, construction materials, parts or heavy machinery, chemical substances, etc) Some are eighteen-wheeled truck trailers, tankers, delivery, and cargo vehicles. Commercial trucks are much larger than the vans that companies use for their daily activities, have a specific purpose and require a commercial driver's license to operate. Learn More

Why are truck accident injuries more significant than those vehicles only carrying passengers?

Because differences in size and weight make, cars are logically more vulnerable at the time of a collision. Learn More

What are the most common factors in collisions between commercial trucks and automobiles?

The limits associated with acceleration, braking, fast maneuvering possibilities and visibility. Learn More

I was injured in a truck accident in which the other driver was at fault. Can I receive my wages for the time I was unable to work?

Yes. Your recovery in a personal injury action may include the payment of lost income for this cause, plus compensation for any loss of any earnings due to you resulting because of the accident. Learn More

If I have been partially guilty of the truck accident, can I win the lawsuit?

It depends on the degree of your fault. There is a legislative doctrine known as "Comparative Negligence" which assesses the responsibility of all those involved and determines percentages of failure to adjust the damages that must be paid. If your carelessness was 50 or 51%, depending on the state, you do not recover anything. Learn More