Attorney Representing Truck Accident Victims in Michigan
If you drive I-75, I-96, I-196 or U.S. Routes 31, 127 or 131, you’ve seen car versus semitruck accidents. These incidents happen frequently on these Southeast Michigan highways because the big rig drivers use them for their routes. If the semitrailer truck driver has exceeded his allotted hours on the road, is using his cellphone or is careless or under the influence, he may cause an accident. Rigs that are maintained poorly or loaded incorrectly might cause truck accidents. Even if something flies off the tractor-trailer, the driver, the tractor-trailer owner, the trucking company or its customer may be responsible for any harm. If you’ve been injured by an 18-wheeler, you need the guidance of Gordon & Pont PC. We are a truck accident attorney who will investigate your accident fully to determine if you have cause for action and any resulting compensation.
18-Wheeler Crashes Cause Serious Injuries
Any truck accident lawyer will tell you that if you come out of the incident unscathed, you are very, very lucky. Even if you drive an SUV, the rig has the advantage. Alongside fatalities, incidents involving semitrucks are known to commonly cause injuries to the:
- Spinal cord
Any of these injuries can cause temporary or permanent paralysis or leave you with a disability. Your recovery time could be lengthy and your medical bills high. You might lose income while you are unable to work, and if the accident is fatal, your loved ones will lose your support. The responsible party should be held accountable for these damages, and you’ll want an attorney by your side to help you.
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Gordon & Pont PC works tirelessly to help those harmed by the negligence of others. If you live in Southeast Michigan, call us locally at 248-395-4100 or toll-free at 800-529-6424. We also staff a boat accident lawyer if your damages occurred on the water.
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