Half a million 18-wheeler accidents happen every year. Over 5,000 of these result in death, with the majority of fatalities happening to drivers and passengers in the other (smaller) vehicle.
Personal Injury Attorney Ryan C. Solis specializes as a truck accident lawyer in Mission, McAllen, Brownsville, Raymondville, the Rio Grande Valley, and all of South Texas.
Victims can trust that Ryan will fight for the relief of their injuries, medical expenses, and other forms of pain and suffering following an 18-wheeler accident.
Truck accident victims need an attorney they can trust to pursue their case thoroughly and determine who is responsible for the crash, whether due to driver error, truck company negligence, or other factors such as the manufacturer of faulty equipment.
Given the size disparity between an 18-wheeler and a regular vehicle, the injuries suffered in a large truck accident are almost certainly going to be life-changing and life-threatening, if not fatal. They can be immediate injuries at the scene of the accident, such as an emergency amputation of a limb, short-term injuries such as broken bones, and long-term injuries such as chronic back pain or paralysis.
If you or a loved one has been in an 18-wheeler accident, these are just some major types of injuries that you may be dealing with, keeping in mind that your legal compensation is not limited to current or short-term injuries: