Whitehall Truck Accident Lawyers
Whether in a parking lot, on the highway or in a rural area– when collisions happen, life changes in an instant for everyone involved– especially with large commercial trucks A narrow left turn, a sideswipe when changing lanes or a rear-end when someone brakes too soon and the vehicles are damaged, or a totaled.
In fact, Pennsylvania ranks in the top 10 U.S. states for the highest rate of fatalities related to truck accidents. In 2016, there were nearly 40,000 deaths across the country related to collisions between passenger vehicles and semi-trucks, trailers, 18-wheelers, and other large vehicles.
Pittsburgh Injury Attorneys – Chaffin Luhana
Even at low speeds, a collision between commercial and passenger vehicles can result in someone being seriously injured or worse.
From whiplash to broken bones, loss of limb or life– the types of injuries one can suffer in a trucking accident can vary greatly. Beyond the physical injuries, the stress can be overwhelming– emotionally, mentally, and financially.
If this has happened to you, you need our skilled and compassionate team of Whitehall truck accident lawyers.
Medical expenses from initial visits to long-term hospitalization can build; loss of wages or work makes it increasingly difficult to keep up with every day. It can be emotionally destabilizing and draining.
A Whitehall truck accident lawyer at Chaffin Luhana can help you get on the road to recovery. We can help you recover fair compensation in the aftermath of a serious commercial vehicle accident.
Potential damages awards include, but are not limited to:
- Past, present, future medical expenses and lost wages
- Expenses related to home modifications or assistive technologies
- Reduced quality of life and other emotional distress
- Loss of life and, expenses
Insurance companies are focused solely on their bottom line and paying as little as possible when accidents happen.
Our experienced attorneys can help Whitehall residents like you fight against major insurance companies and reach a fair settlement that has value to you.
In many cases, the potential causes of a trucking accident can vary greatly. Our team of Whitehall truck accident lawyers can get to the bottom of it. Whether the cause is:
- improperly loaded materials
- driver fatigue or distraction
- road hazards or errors
- vehicle defects
- speeding or aggressive driving
A Pittsburgh truck accident lawyer who knows Whitehall is your best legal resource to discuss the accident, the series of events and subsequent damages. From there, we determine whether further evidence should be collected and together, we decide on a course of action.
To help us put together an estimate for your potential compensation, it’s helpful to have the following:
- Official police report(s) from the accident
- Photographic or video evidence of the vehicles, at the scene of the accident
- Medical history and bills related to the accident
- Proof of loss of wages, or unemployment
- Insurance claim and statements
- Additional details, statements, and materials associated with the accident
In the state of Pennsylvania, you must file a claim against the negligent party within two years from the date of the accident, or you forfeit any rights to personal compensation or recovery– regardless of your situation.
We’re here to fight for you and hold responsible parties and trucking companies responsible for their damages. If we don’t win, you don’t pay us anything.
Together, we can help you and your family get on the road to recovery and rebuild your lives. We provide a caring, compassionate and experienced team that is available to you 24/7—text, email or Skype with us.
Contact a Pittsburgh truck accident attorney. We look forward to hearing from you.