This will be a different kind of Christmas. Instead of gathered around the tree at home on Christmas Eve opening presents, you are simply trying to find a way for the family to be together at the hospital. When the Christmas holiday arrives it will mark nearly three months of recovery and rehab for two of your sons.
You have read about truck accidents in the paper before, and watched stories about them online and on television news, but these last weeks have been a struggle to deal with the fact that your family is now part of the story that people across the city have been watching and reading about.
Truck Accident Recovery Processes Can Take a Long Time
When you take the size of a big rig into consideration, it should not be surprising that the damage caused by these accidents can be significant, and the resulting recovery can be extensive. So extensive, in fact, that you may require additional resources. If you of a loved one have been injured by an accident caused by someone else’s carelessness you may be able to find the resources that you need by working with a personal injury attorney.
Consider some of these facts and figures about these, as well as the many other times, when a person might find themselves in need of the services of personal injury law firms:
- 37,000 U.S. residents die in road crashes every year, according to the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT).
- Across the globe, more than 50% of all road traffic deaths occur among young adults between the ages of 15 and 44.
- Motorcyclists accounted for 14% of all traffic fatalities and 4% of all people injured in 2013.
- 32,166 fatal motor vehicle crashes occurred in the U.S. in the year 2015.
- 1.1 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics in 2015.
- 95% to 96% of personal injury cases are settled pretrial./li>
Personal injury attorneys offer assistance to people who have been injured in truck accidents, care accidents, and workplace accidents. By meeting with a legal representative sooner rather than later you are able to find out all of the available options that you might have.