Why Truck Accidents Are More Complicated Than Car Accidents

Being injured in any type of accident is traumatic and painful, but the aftermath of a truck accident is generally far more complex than any car accident. To ensure you receive the compensation you deserve, it is crucial to hire an experienced truck accident attorney to handle your case. Without skilled legal guidance on your side, it is unlikely your claim will be successful and you might not recover enough compensation to pay for the cost of your injuries and other losses.

What Makes Them So Different?

Both truck and car accidents have the potential to be catastrophic, but the likelihood of catastrophic injuries in a truck accident is far greater, given its weight, size, and the force with which can strike. The worse your injuries are, the greater the damages will be, which means you will have an uphill battle ahead of you. An attorney who is experienced in handling such cases will know exactly what to do.

Here are some other ways in which truck accidents are more complicated than car accidents:

  • More than one party could be held liable: In most car accidents, one party is usually liable for the incident. However, in truck accident cases, it is not uncommon for more than one party to be responsible for it. It is a major reason why truck accident cases are vastly more complicated than most car accident cases. An experienced attorney will be able to gather enough evidence to determine which parties are liable, so you can maximize compensation.
  • Your attorney will need to negotiate with multiple parties: Since more than one party can be held liable for your injuries, this can make the negotiation process a little hairier than other situations. An experienced truck accident attorney will know how to negotiate with more than one party to ensure you are well compensated for your injuries.
  • Trucking industry regulations are complicated: Although all drivers need to follow the rules of the road, the trucking industry has more strict rules and regulations placed on it and, to ensure you the appropriate parties are held liable for your injuries, your attorney will need to have an in-depth understanding of these regulations. If any of them were violated, it will help determine fault.

Given the unique challenges that are present in a truck accident case, one should never attempt to handle this matter without legal guidance, especially if your injuries are particularly severe. Get the legal help you need today!

Schedule a Free Case Review with a Knowledgeable Truck Accident Attorney!

If you were injured in a truck accident, contact the truck accident team at Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C. for the sound legal guidance you need during this difficult time. Our attorneys are backed by over 150 years of collective legal experience and a history of success, so you can trust that your case will be in good hands with us. You should not have to suffer in silence.

Reach out to our law firm today at (770) 629-0154 to schedule a free initial case review with one of our compassionate personal injury attorneys to learn more about what we can do for you!