If you’re hurt in a truck accident, there may be significant implications for various aspects of your life. Considering the size of trucks compared to passenger vehicles, you may experience severe trauma and sustain brain or spinal cord injuries; permanent disabilities are also common. Even after the immediate or urgent treatment, it’s likely you’ll require ongoing care and rehabilitation. Medical costs add up and you may be unable to work, which affects your entire household.
Truck accidents have life-changing effects for injured victims and their families. Michigan law allows to you pursue the responsible driver for compensation, but you must act quickly to ensure protection of your legal rights. The statute of limitations allows you three years to seek such damages as:
The insurance company for a truck driver may offer to resolve your claim out-of-court, but representatives are likely to quote a low amount to settle your case. These companies put their own financial interests first – not yours. If an insurer offers an amount that doesn’t fully compensate you for your losses, you’ll need an experienced attorney to take the battle to court.
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, time is of the essence to retain experienced counsel to fight for your rights. You need a personal injury lawyer who has the negotiation skills to represent your interests in settlement negotiations, as well as the litigation experience to take the battle to court if necessary. Our attorneys at Benson & Associates have amassed more than 70 years of combined experience in complex litigation cases, representing truck accident victims throughout Oakland, Wayne, and Macomb Counties. Please call our Southfield, MI office at 248-357-3550 or visit us online to set up a case evaluation.
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