Settlement Reached for Truck Driver Injured IN Car AccidentLast updated on: December 20, 2019
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The Client: Z.O.
The Case: Truck Driver Injured After Accident With Speeding Car
The Injuries: Wounds, burns and abrasions on his head shoulders, arms and fingers; Neck, right shoulder and knee pain;
Case Result: Settlement reached in favor of Z.O.
TRUCK DRIVER STRUCK BY SPEEDING CAR IN MESQUITE, TX
Early one morning, our client was traveling on I-20 in Mesquite, Texas in a work vehicle at the direction of his employer. As he was traveling in the center lane, another driver approached our client from behind while traveling at an unreasonable speed.
The other driver moved into the far right lane, swung back into the left lane, and crashed into the back of our client’s truck. The impact caused the truck to flip onto its side, causing severe injuries to our client.
Our attorney argued that our client’s injuries were the direct result of the negligent actions of the other driver.
This case settled in litigation, and our client received compensation for:
- medical expenses
- future medical treatment;
- lost wages;
- loss of earning capacity;
- emotional distress;
- pain and suffering; and
- physical impairment;
A Message from Z.O.
‘I had one of the best experience in my entire life, especially attorney Mr. Matthew. He was so helpful.‘‘Z.O.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Below are some frequently asked questions related to car accidents
Q: How long do I have to file a case after my accident?
A: Usually the amount of time you have to file a personal injury lawsuit would be two years from the date you suffered the injury or the date of the accident. This may differ depending on where you live and what the laws in your state are.
Q: What compensation may I seek?
A: If you were injured in an accident, the compensation you may be entitled to can include:
- medical expenses;
- future medical expenses;
- lost wages;
- future lost wages;
- loss of future earning capacity; and
- pain and suffering and emotional distress.
As this is not a definitive list, speak with an attorney to find out more about the compensation to which you may be entitled.
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