18-Wheeler Accidents

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18-wheelers are known by several names, including the nicknames "Mack truck" or "big rig." They are commonly made up of a truck body with 8 wheels, in sets of two, and a trailer with 10 wheels. These impressive vehicles can carry over a hundred thousand pounds of cargo and when they crash, they can kill.

Many commercial drivers are paid by the number of loads they successfully deliver, or the number of miles they cover in a certain amount of time. An unexpected effect of these policies is that some drivers will ignore safety precautions in order to increase their pay.

18-wheelers have their operation regulated by State and Federal laws. The maximum weight and conditions under which they can be driven vary from state to state. Call us to discuss the West Virginia 18-wheeler laws, learn about Cyrus, Adkins & Walker' Huntington & West Virginia truck accident law firm and other services.

18-wheeler accident attorney in West Virginia

We understand the tragic consequences that a truck collision can have on a family. There may be numerous parties who are responsible for your accident, and they should be held responsible. Let Cyrus, Adkins & Walker ease this painful experience with our extensive legal knowledge of 18-wheeler accidents.

Some of the damages that result from an 18-wheeler accident include the following, but there can be many unforeseen affects:

· Lost wages from time away from work

· Medical expenses not covered by insurance

· Estimated future medical costs

· Permanent disabilities

· Disfigurement

· Property damage (many cars are damaged beyond repair after a crash)

· Wrongful death

· Pain and suffering

· Passenger injuries

· Emotional distress (ex. Depression, anxiety, PTSD, etc.)

· Loss of earning potential

· Decrease in life satisfaction

While you and your loved ones recuperate from your ordeal Cyrus, Adkins & Walker can be diligently attending to seeking the compensation you deserve. We can determine just who was responsible for your 18-wheeler crash and work to hold them accountable for their actions.

Call 304-521-1582 or toll free at 888-594-7284 for a West Virginia or Huntington truck accident law firm.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:Do I have to pay for hiring experts, depositions, and other expenses of getting my case to trial?

A:At Cyrus & Adkins, we will advance all costs necessary for the development and presentation of your case. In the event of a successful recovery, whether by settlement or verdict, these necessary costs and expenses are reimbursable to our firm.

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