We see a substantial amount of truck incidents here in Henderson, Nevada. Whether dealing with SUV’s, semi-trucks, or shipping vehicles, there are many different ways that this very serious danger can present itself. Within the last five years, the national yearly average of truck-related accidents sits at a staggering 500,000. Of these, almost 75,000 required towing, and almost 5,000 of these accidents tragically resulted in death.
There are nearly 50,000 truck related injuries a year here in the United States.
With the shipping industry and truck routes more prominent than ever before, it’s important to be safe and protect yourself when sharing the road with these huge machines. But this measure of safety does not simply end at the point when an accident occurs, but should extend into making sure you and your loved ones get the compensation that you deserve in order to best recover.
The David Boehrer Law Firm is expert at handling truck related wrongful injury, property damage, and/or death cases. We are located in Henderson, NV, and we are ready to hear your story immediately.
Truck Accidents Can Require both Medical and Legal Attention
Due to the nature of truck accidents involving a driver, passenger, or pedestrians, there are a many serious injuries that can potentially be incurred. Injuries to limbs, skin abrasions, and/or concussions and other head related injuries are common, and can even be life threatening. Especially when dealing with a serious injury, we can help handle the legalities while you continue to maintain your best possible health.
In fact, due to the nature of truck accidents involving truck companies or shipping organizations, there can often be a host of responsible parties towards your injuries.
This may begin with negligence from the driver itself, as well as extending to the truck owner or leaser, the truck manufacturer, and the shipper of the truck’s cargo. It is not wise to handle your own case when a shipping company can pull from their many resources to keep what can be owed to you when you need it the most.
What Is Considered A “Truck”-in-a-Truck Accident Case?
Trucks are typically defined as a vehicle that is over 10,000 lbs. This generally includes things such as semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, shipping vehicles, fire trucks, construction vehicles, or any other equally proportioned motor vehicle. A consultation by one of our attorneys will help you identify if your incident necessitates “truck accident” litigation if there is any question.
I Suspect That Alcohol May Have Played A Part In My Injury. How Will This Affect My Case?
The David Boehrer Law Firm has built its history on litigating issues of personal injury, and this certainly includes cases involving DUI’s. In having served the Henderson, NV, area for many years, we will work with local authorities to investigate any and all avenues in litigating your case to its fullest potential for compensation.
How Much Does It Cost To Start The Process?
As we work on a contingency fee basis, the only thing you need to invest in is a phone call. We will only collect a fee if we get a settlement for you. Considering the complexities of truck accident reports, it is critical to find the most experienced representation possible while also investigating claims in a very timely manner. We feel that the contingency fee arrangement helps expedite the process while also helping to best serve you through their legal process without upfront fees.