According to data released from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, truck accident related fatalities are on the rise. With over 4,317 deaths in 2017 alone, this figure marks a 5.4% increase compared to the previous year and marks the highest amount of fatalities in a 10-year period. This is not even taking into account the hundreds of thousands of injuries that occurred over that same time period. These avoidable accidents cost victims millions of dollars annually.
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Due to their size and weight, a truck accident is often much more dangerous than the average car accident and often result in more destruction. While statistics generally show that truck drivers tend to drive more carefully than the average driver, accidents still happen. Unsafe road conditions, poor weather conditions, and other factors just outside a driver’s control are unavoidable, but a vast majority of truck accident-related deaths and injuries result from negligence and are completely avoidable. Other common causes of a truck accident may include, but not limited to:
- Drowsy driving
- Driving while under the influence
- Reckless driving
- Aggressive driving
- Unsafe passing
- Wrong-way driving
- Vehicle defects (manufacturer)
- Inexperienced driver
- Tire Blowout
- Oversize Load
- Improper turning
Dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident can be extremely difficult. The physical and emotional damages on their own are a hard weight to carry. Your bills continue, your day to day expenses continue and finances quickly get out of order. Add to this the loss of reliable transportation and life becomes immensely difficult overnight.
Some of the common types of truck accidents which result in injuries and claims for compensation may include:
- Semi Truck Accident
- 18 Wheeler Accident
- Jackknife Accident
- Truck Rollover Accident
- Tractor Trailer Accident
You’ve already contacted a lawyer and your case is underway, sure. But these cases can take time and you’re quickly running out of money to meet your living expenses. USClaims understands how difficult it can get to make ends meet while waiting for your case to be resolved, but we may be able to help.
At USClaims, we offer pre-settlement funding, if a case is qualified for pre-settlement funding then we would purchase a portion of the proceeds of the anticipated court judgment or settlement for some cash now. USClaims only gets paid if a case is won or has reached a settlement! Apply now or call us today at 1-877-USCLAIMS to learn more.