If you have lost a loved one in an accident due to negligence on the part of a truck driver. Furthermore, you are experiencing a huge amount of stress.
Pursuing Damages Status-Post Truck Accident
You may have been injured in the accident too. You are now forced not only to adapt to pain, but mobility issues arise. This could be either temporary or long-lasting.
There may be property damage to your car. There is a loss of work too while you recuperate—meaning that on top of physical pain, you are experiencing financial distress.
Nothing, however, prepares us for the enormous grief of losing a loved one (may need grief counseling)—in any capacity. This may be further magnified though if you are in a catastrophic, and deeply traumatic, car crash.
The Truck Accident Scenario Amplifies Death & Injury
The metal-on-metal collision of two, four-thousand-pound cars can be fatal. The chances are much greater for death and injury when an 80,000-pound truck hits a car of any size. This goes 1,000-fold for a motorcycle, bicycle, or pedestrian.
You may have experienced a serious neck or spinal injury, paralysis, broken limbs, soft tissue damage, a head injury, or more.
If you were injured due to the negligence of a truck driver or trucking company, it is critical to your case with the other party’s insurer that you are represented by a skilled attorney.
Andrew ‘Pike’ Piekalkiewicz, PLLC; in fact, is best the that you can enlist. You'll be lead with superior legal advice from the beginning.
What about damages for a loved one who passed away in an accident though?
A wrongful death suit is usually valid when someone else has been killed through negligence—or even intentional means.
In a car or truck accident, negligence must be proven, and the wrongful death suit is usually filed by a very close family member – as in a survivor.
Did you know? Comprehensive training is key before putting new truck drivers on the road. It's an interesting notion in this scenario.
This may include a spouse and children, or one who may be representing minors who should be compensated for their parent’s death.
The issue at hand in most cases is financial dependence, along with payment for medical bills, funeral costs, and the loss of love, care, and companionship.
If you have been injured due to the negligence of others, please call the law offices of Andrew ‘Pike’ Piekalkiewicz, PLLC as soon as possible. The offices can be reached at (713) 748-7453 or visit AttorneySgtPike for a no-obligation case review.
Attorney Sgt. Pike has developed a system to combat the various forces in the trucking industry attempting to defeat the rights of those wrongfully injured or killed.
Based on his training and experience as a Special Forces Operator (Army Green Beret), Attorney Sgt. Pike activates the Truck Accident Response Team or T.A.R.T. ™ . This team deploys immediately after being hired in appropriate cases.
T.A.R.T. ™ then deploys to the area of the crash and to your aid.