It doesn’t matter where you are traveling in the state of Mississippi, if you find yourself on the highway, you’ll likely be in close proximity to a variety of commercial vehicles.
A truck accident is nothing you want to be a part of. Due to the speed, size and power of these vehicles, an accident can put anyone in a passenger vehicle in great danger.
It’s not uncommon for an accident between a truck and a passenger vehicle to result in serious injury or even death.
Although you do your part in keeping your distance from trucks and following the rules of the road, some truckers and trucking companies aren’t nearly as careful.
As you know, some truckers never obey the speed limit or other rules of the road. Along with this, trucking companies may neglect to make the necessary repairs to vehicles in its fleet, which can result in an accident.
At our law firm, we know that truck accidents happen for a number of reasons. We also know that recovering from this type of crash can be extremely difficult. This is particularly true in the event of a serious injury, such as broken bones or a traumatic brain injury (TBI).
If you are part of a truck accident, you should always turn your immediate attention to your health and well-being. Once you’re on the same page as your medical team in regards to treatment, it’s time to learn more about the cause of the crash and your legal rights. This will help you understand the steps you can take to seek compensation.