A young woman's Dodge Neon was T-boned when an 18-wheeler truck struck her at an intersection. The negligence of the truck driver caused the accident. It would have been avoidable if he had simply waited for a clear view of the road before proceeding.
The incredible damage that can be caused by an out of control tractor-trailer is truly shocking. Such vehicles can weigh over 80,000 lbs. When there is an impact with a smaller car or truck, the results can be utter devastation. At Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC, an attorney can assist with making a claim for compensation for all damages suffered in such an accident. The attorney will fight for the maximum compensation that can be sought. However, it is crucial that you contact an attorney as quickly after the accident as is possible. A review of all the police reports and a careful documentation of the accident as well as all expenses involved must be done immediately when seeking the maximum compensation for damages.
When emergency personnel arrived at the scene the woman had no pulse and lack of oxygen to her brain caused permanent damage. She had a bright future ahead of her, but instead now needs care 24/7 and can no longer speak, eat on her own, control her bladder, and walking is very difficult. The jury in this case awarded her $65M for her pain and suffering, as well as, future medical costs estimated at $24M.
Each truck accident or tractor-trailer accident has its own unique circumstances. A thorough review of the circumstances around the accident and all the details should be done immediately. A personal injury lawyer at Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC, needs to assist you with your claim for the maximum compensation for any losses that you have suffered.