Paralyzed from a truck accident? Know your legal rights

On Behalf of | Aug 26, 2021 | Motor Vehicle Accidents |

Truck and car collisions can result in severe bodily damages to your spinal cord, brain or legs, resulting in paralysis.

The sudden force of a crash with an 18-wheeler can permanently damage your mobility, strength and other capabilities.

Paralysis following a truck accident changes your life

When you sustain life-altering injuries in an automobile crash, you must face many new realities. You suffer from your physical injuries plus the mental anguish of adjusting to a new normal. You will likely require extensive, lifelong medical treatment, incur significant financial expenses and losses, and need to make modifications to your daily living that includes assistive devices and special equipment.

Truck collisions can result in severe damages

When your car collides with a large truck, you are more vulnerable to severe injuries. Trucks weigh significantly more than passenger vehicles, take longer to brake sufficiently, and have higher ground clearance. Truck drivers can also suffer from fatigue that affects their reaction times while driving. Crashes involving trucks can be catastrophic in many ways. In 2019, more than 15,000 people sustained serious injuries in Texas car and truck collisions.

Texas laws can help truck accident victims suffering from paralysis

It is crucial to know your rights following a crash that causes paralysis. Understanding how the law can help you recover compensation for your expenses, hold the responsible party liable, and help you navigate your new normal.

Collisions with 18-wheelers on the road can result in extensive bodily damages that affect your way of life. Take the time to learn how to heal, gain assistance and recoup costs by getting the judgment and compensation you deserve.