Everyday on your commute in or home from work, you probably share the road with large semi trucks. However, accident rates for larger trucks has been on the rise. In fact, deaths from large truck crashes reached the highest level in 29 years in 2017, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrative data.
Truck accidents can sometimes leave victims facing a lifetime of unexpected challenges and damages that range from medical expenses to lost wages and emotional damages associated with the trauma victims have suffered. Personal injury legal protections are an available resource to help truck accident victims with the physical, financial and emotional damages suffered in an unexpected truck accident.
Each year in the Chicago area and throughout Illinois hundreds of medical malpractice cases are filed. But, how many of those cases are actually successful? These types of cases can be extremely complicated and, therefore, it can be difficult for an injured victim to successfully pursue such a claim. That is why it is so important to have a thorough investigation of the incident before filing any court documents.