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Paralysis After a Truck Accident

Get Justice with an Experienced, Committed, Caring Commercial Truck Accident Injury Lawyer from The Doan Law Firm

Commercial trucks were involved in an estimated 161,000 collisions in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. That is the last year for which a full set of statistical data is available.

Of those commercial truck accidents, about 4,700 people were killed and 90,000 people were injured. The vast majority people killed and injured in commercial truck accidents were individuals in passenger automobiles involved in the collisions.

Oftentimes, the commercial truck accident injuries are severe, including paralysis. If you have been involved in a big rig wreck that resulted in serious injuries like paralysis, you need to be proactive in obtaining the professional assistance of a skilled, experienced truck accident injury lawyer, like a member of the legal team at The Doan Law Firm.

We are a nationwide law firm, with an extensive background in providing powerful representation to people just like you who have been injured in commercial truck accidents. A truck accident injury lawyer from our legal team can be reached through our personal injury hotline at (800) 349-0000.

Taking on a Major Insurance Company in a Commercial Truck Accident Injury Case

The truck accident injury legal team at The Doan Law Firm understands how big insurance companies do business. Our legal team understands why these huge corporations are in business in the first place.

An automobile insurance company has one primary goal and that is to make money for its shareholders. One key strategy an insurance company employs to increase its profits is limiting the amount of money it pays to injured people like you with valid claims. This even includes people with severe, life-altering injuries like paralysis.

A commercial truck accident injury attorney from our firm has mastered the strategies and tactics necessary to meet an insurance company head-on. We powerfully fight an insurance company to obtain justice and the compensation you deserve in your case.

Compensation in a Commercial Truck Accident Injury CaseParalysis After an 18-Wheeler Accident

If you suffered paralysis as the result of a big rig accident, nothing can ever completely restore your life. Nonetheless, we will work diligently to ensure that you do get the compensation you deserve, to ensure that a sense of justice is restored in your life.

The nature and extent of compensation you receive in a commercial truck accident injury case does revolve around the facts of the accidents and the extent of your injuries. When you suffer a permanent disability like paralysis you deserve compensation that restores at least some sense of balance in your life on a number of different fronts.

Examples of the general types of losses for which we fight to obtain compensation for you include:

  • medical bills and expenses
  • pain and suffering
  • permanent disability
  • permanent disfigurement
  • lost income

With a permanent disability like paralysis, a special emphasis must be on ensuring that you obtain compensation for this type of ongoing loss. Components of this compensation include money for ongoing medical care and treatment, lost income, and associated damages.

Depending on the nature of the accident and the surrounding facts, you may also be entitled to what are called punitive or exemplary damages. Punitive or exemplary damages represent additional compensation awarded to you in a lawsuit when the conduct of the party causing the accident is considered particularly reckless.

There are two purposes behind punitive or exemplary damages. As mentioned, they serve to provide you additional compensation in your case. In addition, punitive damages provide a means of punishing the party that caused an accident for what is determined to be particularly egregious conduct.

We are Ready to Fight for Justice: Schedule an Initial Consultation with a Doan Law Firm Truck Accident Injury Lawyer Today

The Doan Law Firm truck accident injury hotline is open around-the-clock, each and every day of the year. You can call us right now at (800) 349-0000 to schedule an initial consultation with a skilled, committed, compassionate member of your truck accident injury lawyer team.

Our law firm maintains offices across the United States. In addition, we can schedule an appointment with you at your home to discuss your case. We can even meet with you at the hospital, depending on your present circumstances. A virtual consultation can be arranged online as well.

At an initial consultation, a truck accident injury lawyer will undertake an evaluation of your case. You will get answers to all of your questions as well. We never charge a fee for an initial consultation to discuss and overview your truck accident injury case.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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