Driving on the roads of Chester County can be hectic at times, especially when you are surrounded by commercial trucks. Even though these trucks are necessary for the health of the economy, they are stressful to drive around in a car, van, motorcycle, or SUV. Commercial trucks weigh roughly 80,000 pounds when it is completely loaded. Even when empty, a commercial truck can weigh close to 40,000 pounds.
A truck accident attorney from Solomon, Sherman & Gabay can investigate a truck accident, collect evidence, and build a case in your favor. Victims of truck accidents should not have to pay for their medical bills, physical therapy, or other expenses out of their own pocket when the party responsible for the crash can be held accountable.
The victim of a truck accident can suffer injuries ranging from minor to serious and it all depends on the severity of and circumstances surrounding the crash. Some of the injuries you could suffer in a truck accident include the following:
These injuries can lead to multiple surgeries, extensive rehabilitation, physical therapy, and years of recovery. That is why it is important you seek medical care immediately after a truck accident, even if you think you aren’t injured too badly or don’t feel any pain.
Oftentimes, pain does not present itself until weeks after an accident causes an injury. If you see a doctor after an accident, it puts you in a better situation when seeking compensation from the at-fault party that caused the accident.
Being injured in a Chester County truck accident can turn into a costly event. From your medical expenses to lost wages to damage to your vehicle, there’s a lot of money that goes into recovering from a crash. When you file a personal injury claim against the person who caused the truck accident, you can recover the following damages:
When you have suffered an injury in a truck accident, time is of the essence to file a personal injury claim. Pennsylvania has a statute of limitations in place that requires you to file a lawsuit against the responsible party within two years from the date of the crash. This is why you need to consult a Chester County truck accident attorney as soon as possible after being injured in a truck accident. Call the office of Solomon, Sherman & Gabay at 215-665-1100, or complete the contact form online to schedule a consultation.