In this article, you will learn:
- Common causes of and injuries resulting from commercial vehicle accidents
- Potential damages you may be entitled to after a commercial vehicle accident
- Who may be liable for you injuries
Mainly severe injuries result from commercial vehicle accidents like broken bones or fractures and traumatic brain injuries, but we’ve also seen an accident with these types of vehicles result in death.
What Are The Common Causes Of Commercial Vehicle Accidents In Arizona?
They are larger vehicles, heavier and they travel at high speeds, commercial vehicle accidents are often caused by the negligent actions of the driver. Some examples are speeding, DUIs, failure to check blind spots, drivers unfamiliar with road, distracted drivers, failure to use signals, aggressive driving and unsecured cargo.
What Damages Is Someone Entitled To After Being Injured In A Trucking Accident In Arizona?
An injured person is entitled to an injury claim along with medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of future earnings and punitive damages, if any.
Who Is Potentially Liable For My Injuries Suffered In A Commercial Vehicle Accident In Arizona?
The potential for liability from a commercial vehicle starts with the employer and goes to the driver as well. If the commercial vehicle is from a public entity then the city or the jurisdiction over that company is liable.
Does It Matter If The Trucking Company Owning The Truck In My Accident Is Based Out Of Arizona?
No, you still have rights and are entitled to make a claim for your injuries and property damage.
What Are Potential Damages I Am Entitled To After Being Injured Or A Loved One Being Killed In A Trucking Accident In Arizona?
Damages that can be recovered in a wrongful death case includes loss of enjoyment of life, consortium claim, economic damages, medical costs, funeral costs, non-economic damages and financial contribution.
For more information on Trucking Accident Injury Claims In Arizona, a initial consultation is your next best step. Get the information and legal answers you are seeking by calling (602) 888-7896 today.
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