Injured in a Truck Accident?
Call on a West Virginia Truck Accident Lawyer
Truck accidents are extremely common and occur on a daily basis throughout
the state of West Virginia. Because tractor-trailers weigh thousands of
pounds, they can cause serious damage to smaller vehicles in a crash,
severely injuring their occupants. Truck drivers are supposed to take
extreme caution when operating their vehicles due to the high injury risks
involved in collisions. Unfortunately this is not always the case.
Many truck accidents are caused by driver negligence, such as:
Have you been injured due to reckless driving?
Call on Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC for trusted legal counsel backed by proven success.
What are the different types of truck accidents?
At Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC, we can help you pursue just compensation
for any of the following types of truck accidents:
Head-on collision – Truck and another vehicle driver collide while
driving toward each other.
Side collision – Truck impacts the other vehicle on its side. Typically
occurs when one vehicle is attempting to change lanes.
Rear-end collision – Truck hits another vehicle from the rear. Depending
on the weight and speed, rear-end truck accidents can result in serious harm.
Under-ride collision – Smaller vehicle rear-ends a large truck and
will travel beneath the rear trailer. Caused by a truck driver slamming
on his or her brakes.
Truck rollover – Occurs when the truck driver is speeding or the
tires fail to grip hold of the road, which causes the vehicle to lose
control and turn sideways.
Recovering Compensation for Your Injuries
A lawyer should be contacted immediately if you or a loved one have been
hurt in a truck accident. If the incident was the fault of another person
or entity, you can seek compensation for your injuries. A West Virginia
personal injury attorney at the Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC can review the
accident and explain your rights to damages under the law. The firm can
also prepare your claim and help negotiate a settlement. The firm has
decades of experience fighting for injury victims and is not afraid to
take on big trucking or insurance companies.
They can help recover compensation for the following damages:
Pain and suffering
Current and future care
Diminished work capacity
Truck accidents are incredibly dangerous and can lead to catastrophic damages.
Injuries resulting from this type of accident can lead to disabilities
that can last weeks, months, or even years. Receiving compensation is
an important part of recovering from the accident. Make sure that your
needs and wants are fought for by a skilled West Virginia personal injury
lawyer from the firm.
Need a legal advocate for your truck accident claim?
If you were injured in a trucking accident caused by negligence, you may
be eligible for compensation to cover your injury-related expenses. The
best way to pursue monetary damages is with the help of a qualified personal
injury firm. Most insurance carriers will do everything they can to avoid
full payment on a claim. With skilled representation, your chances of
a favorable settlement are greatly improved. The firm has won over 125
million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, including cases
making the Top 100 Verdicts list in the U.S. They have represented clients
for 30+ years and are tough legal advocates.
Bob Fitzsimmons has been named one of the top 75 Plaintiff Lawyers in the U.S., and is
regularly ranked amongst the top lawyers in the state. The firm has a
comprehensive understanding of personal injury laws and is passionate
about their work. They will fight for maximum damages and take whatever
legal steps necessary to protect your rights to compensation.
Contact a West Virginia truck accident attorney for skilled and effective representation for your case.