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What Injuries Could You Receive From a Semi-Truck Accident?

Posted by: on Fri, Jun 14, 2019

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semi truck accidentA fully loaded semi-trailer can be more than 70 feet long and weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. If it impacts a passenger vehicle at even a moderate speed, injuries to the driver and any passengers in that vehicle can range from severe to catastrophic. Here are some examples of those types of injuries:

  • Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries.
  • Multiple fractures and dislocations.
  • Third-degree burns.
  • Organ damage.
  • Spinal damage.
  • Traumatic or surgically necessary amputations.

In the experience of our Las Vegas injury attorneys here at Albright Stoddard Warnick & Albright, victims of severe or catastrophic injuries often incur staggering medical bills. With the inability to work, financial distress results, and an entire family can become emotionally despondent.

After being hit and severely injured by a semi-trailer or other large commercial truck in or around Las Vegas, you might not know where to turn in order to protect yourself and your family. That’s why either you or a family member need to contact us as soon as possible. The trucking company’s insurer knows that it’s in for big financial exposure, so it will dispatch an investigative team to the site of the crash right away. You need your own team of investigators and legal advocates on your side of the case too.

Upon contacting us, we will arrange for a free consultation and case evaluation with a truck crash attorney from our offices. You can tell us what happened and how it happened. Our promise is to answer your questions and advise you of all possible alternatives for recovering maximum compensation for your injuries and damages. If we’re retained to represent you, no legal fees are even due unless we obtain a settlement or award for you. Contact our Las Vegas injury attorneys at Albright Stoddard Warnick & Albright as soon as possible after being injured in any Nevada truck accident. We want to get you turned in the right direction.