Semi-truck accidents leave hundreds of people injured or dead each year and cause millions of dollars in property damage. If you have suffered in a traffic accident involving a semi-truck, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses and expenses. The experienced attorneys at Hinkle Law Offices, P.C. may help you collect.
Semi-truck Accident Statistics
The 2012 Annual Traffic Report* is the most recent complete compilation of traffic data from New Mexico Department of Transportation and UNM. According to the report:
- There were more than 2,100 accidents involving semi-trucks in New Mexico
- Semi-truck accidents comprised less than 3% of total injury- and property damage-only accidents
- Semi-truck accidents comprised nearly 8% of total fatal accidents
Semi-trucks and their drivers typically suffer minimal damage or injury in accidents. Drivers and passengers of smaller cars fare much worse. Victims should seek justice from those liable for the accident.
Recovering from a Semi-truck Accident
After a semi-truck accident, you may need extensive medical treatment and rehabilitative therapy. You may miss work and lose wages (and benefits). You may suffer emotional pain from the trauma or the loss of a loved one. However, you should never have to suffer the financial burden of recovery.
Cloyd Hinkle is an experienced personal injury attorneys can who help you financially recover from a semi-truck accident. The attorneys at The Hinkle Law Offices will thoroughly investigate the accident report to determine if the truck driver or trucking company is liable. They prepare a claim for compensation that adequately covers your expenses, losses and pain and suffering. The Hinkle Law Office attorneys know how to negotiate aggressively to fight for fair compensation without going to trial. However, they will take your case to trial to fight for the compensation you deserve.
To discuss your semi-truck accident case with an experienced attorneys, contact Hinkle Law Offices. We offer a free initial consultation.