North Charleston Truck Accident Lawyer
Experienced South Carolina personal injury lawyers help accident victims hold negligent truck drivers responsible
Semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles are critical to the nation’s economy. While the majority of truck drivers are professionals who take their responsibilities seriously, that is unfortunately not the case for them all. In fact, each year, there are over 6,000 South Carolina truck accidents. On average, nearly 100 of these accidents will result in one or more fatalities, and another 2,000 in some type of serious injury.
At the Steinberg Law Firm, we represent clients who have been seriously injured in semi-truck accidents, helping them recover fair compensation for what they have been through. With over 200 years of combined experience, we can confidently advise you about your options and help you pursue a claim for compensation.
Establishing Liability in a North Charleston Truck Accident
Truck drivers, like all other motorists, have a legal obligation to drive safely and responsibly. When a truck driver’s negligence causes a major accident, anyone injured in that accident can pursue a claim against the negligent driver. To succeed in a North Charleston truck accident lawsuit, an injury victim must be able to show that the truck driver:
1.) Owed the accident victim a duty of care;
2.) Violated that duty of care through some action or failure to act; and
3.) Caused the accident victim to suffer some type of legally recognizable injury.
Under the theory of vicarious liability, a truck driver’s employer may also be on the hook for an accident victim’s damages. However, holding employers, vehicle manufacturers, and other parties liable in a North Charleston truck accident can be challenging. Anyone considering bringing a personal injury claim after a truck crash should consult with an experienced attorney.
Damages in North Charleston Truck Wreck Cases
The effects that a major accident can have on a person’s life cannot be overstated. Initially, an accident victim’s focus will necessarily be on their physical recovery. However, once the physical injuries have healed, there are other challenges and expenses on the road to recovery.
Those accident victims who are successful in showing that a negligent truck driver was responsible for their injuries may be able to recover money for both economic and non-economic damages.
• Past medical bills
• Future medical expenses
• Lost wages
• Decrease in earning capacity
• Pain and suffering
• Mental anguish
• Loss of reputation
• Emotional distress
• Loss of enjoyment of life
• Physical impairment
• Loss of consortium (involving a spousal relationship)
• Loss of society and companionship (involving a relationship with others)
The compensation available to an accident victim through a North Charleston truck accident case varies on a case-by-case basis. Accident victims should reach out to a dedicated personal injury lawyer for help understanding their rights.
Contact the Steinberg Law Firm for Immediate Assistance With Your North Charleston Truck Accident Claim
If you have been hurt in a North Charleston truck accident, our personal injury lawyers want to help. We represent clients in all types of injury claims, including those involving serious semi-truck crashes, tractor-trailer collisions, and other accidents involving large trucks and commercial vehicles. Our team of attorneys is both skilled negotiators as well as aggressive litigators. We are able to seamlessly switch between those roles when necessary to help maximize your chances of recovery. We represent clients in North Charleston and throughout South Carolina. Calling is free, and because we offer a No Fee Promise, you do not pay unless we win.
We look forward to speaking with you and helping you and your family through the recovery process. To learn more about how we can help you pursue a claim for compensation based on the injuries you or your loved one has sustained, call 843-720-2800, or contact us through our online form.
WE HAVE RECOVERED OVER $500 MILLION FOR CLIENTS IN THE LAST 10 YEARS, INCLUDING:
Car Accident Settlement
Truck Accident Case
Leaders in the Legal Industry
Steinberg attorneys have been awarded numerous distinctions, such as Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News & World Report, Gedney M. Howe, Jr. Award for Outstanding Public Service, the SC Leadership in Law award, and has been voted Best Workers’ Comp Firm in SC, among other distinctions.
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