As you drive through the state of Illinois, you have no choice but to share the road with trucks and other types of commercial vehicles. This is particularly true when driving on the highways throughout the state.
Your goal is to do whatever it takes to avoid an accident. Unfortunately, other drivers, such as truckers, may not share your enthusiasm for remaining safe.
If you’re involved in a truck accident, there is no denying the fact that this can have a long term impact on your life. For example, you may suffer injuries that require long term medical attention. Furthermore, this can take a toll on your finances.
Truck accidents are often the result of:
— Reckless driving
— Distracted driving
— Drunk driving
— Drowsy driving
— Changing lanes without signaling
It only takes one mistake by a truck driver to cause a serious accident that injures one or more people.
At our law firm, we know that a truck accident can have serious long term implications. This is why we take great pride in representing the victims in these accidents. It’s our goal to step in and help the victim receive the compensation he or she deserve.
If you ever find yourself injured in a truck accident, the first thing you should do is receive medical attention. From there, once you are feeling up to it, learn more about your legal rights. It is then that you will find out what caused the accident and the steps you can take to receive compensation for your injuries and other damages.