Standing Strong For Truck Accident Victims
Truck accidents are some of the most devastating vehicular accidents. Because of the size and weight of most trucks, the damage done during a truck accident can be extensive, resulting in serious injuries.
If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, you might be facing long-term medical expenses, lost wages, or even permanent disability. Accidents like these throw your life completely off balance and determining what to do next can be overwhelming.
At Robert V. Russo Law Offices LLC, a Rhode Island personal injury law firm, we are committed to protecting the best interests of our clients. Our lawyers have more than 40 years of proven experience standing up for truck accident victims. When you enlist our firm, you can trust that your case is in great hands.
What Are The Most Common Causes Of Semi Truck Accidents In Rhode Island?
Every day, countless semi trucks and other large commercial trucks travel our nation’s roads and highways. Though useful and necessary, commercial trucks can pose a risk to drivers, especially when:
- Trucks are not properly maintained
- Trucking companies do not properly train their drivers
- Truck drivers are negligent
- Truck drivers are fatigued
- Truck drivers are inexperienced
- The truck equipment is defective
If you have been injured in a serious truck accident, we can investigate to determine how negligence may have contributed. We believe in providing serious, detail-oriented legal representation that puts your best interests first. We are committed to holding the right parties accountable.
What Steps Should You Take After A Trucking Accident?
If you’ve been in a truck accident, you should:
- Seek medical attention immediately.
- Report your accident to the police and your insurance company.
- Secure experienced legal counsel to protect your rights and help you pursue just compensation
Our lawyers can help you navigate the legal aftermath of your accident. We answer all your questions.
What Compensation Might You Be Eligible To Receive?
You deserve compensation for all of your accident-related expenses, including:
- Medical treatments
- Lost wages
- Property damage
Additionally, you’re entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, which may be significant.
Other types of compensation are available in wrongful death cases.
You Lost A Loved One In A Truck Accident In Rhode Island – What Are Your Legal Options?
If you’re a qualifying family member of the deceased – such as a spouse, parent, adult child or representative of their estate – you can pursue a wrongful death claim. These claims are much like other personal injury cases, except that you can qualify for different types of damages, including loss of your loved one’s financial support.
As with other personal injury claims, there is a strict deadline for filing a wrongful death case. Our lawyers can help you build a strong case right away. We handle fatal accident claims with diligence and compassion.
How Much Does It Cost To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?
At Robert V. Russo Law Offices LLC, it won’t cost you anything out of pocket to enlist our help. We provide contingency fee representation. That means we don’t get paid unless we pay you through a successful recovery.
We Are Here To Fight For You
Accidents can leave you in pain and unable to provide for yourself and your family. If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, call us today to speak with a lawyer. We have extensive experience handling truck accident cases in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, and we will fight for you.
Free Consultation To Discuss Your Truck Accident Case
We will work hard for you, protecting your rights and helping you secure compensation. If you are feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to turn, get peace of mind by scheduling a free initial consultation today. Call 401-279-5100 or send us an email.