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Posted by Brian on Mar 31, 2016

Owed Better After a Truck Accident?

Unfortunately, there are some people who will try to separate themselves from a horrid event just to not take the blame. This is an unforgiving time with a culture that is comfortable with zero accountability, so long as they don’t get caught—even if the fault is primarily due to them. The same can be said for businesses and corporations – trucking companies are no exception. Not all trucking companies can or will do this but there is power in negligence—great and terribly power that could change lives for the worse.

So, say that you were injured due to a truck accident. Did you know that you might be owed better than what you are initially offered?

According to the website of the lawyers with Williams Kherkher, a truck accident’s damages could cost up to almost $60,000. This is not inclusive, of course, to the long lasting impact and the expenses that it could cost an individual victim or survivor (as the adage saying goes, victims have graves and survivors have scars).

If the victim is without legal representation when holding a trucking company liable for the injuries sustained then it is likely that they might be offered a cash payout that may, at first, seem decent enough when, in reality, the victims may be owed better for the personal injury that they suffer. The initial offer may be enough to cover the basic medical expenses but there are also the lost wages to consider and the recompense necessary for the trauma experienced at the peril of a truck accident.

You are well within your rights to demand for compensation in circumstances like this, should you have been the unfortunate innocent involved with a truck accident.

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