Truck Accidents

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Your Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer Serving Northeast PA

It takes just one moment for a tractor-trailer to make a wrong move on the road and cause you serious injury. An 80,000-pound semi-truck going at highway speeds is a hazard to everyone around it if the driver does something negligent.

The problem with seeking justice for a truck accident injury on your own is that you’d have so many layers to get through, including the driver, the trucking company, and the insurance company. The time after an injury like this is challenging. You want to recover and be with your family. You don’t want to make insurance calls and deal with paperwork.

That’s why we’re here. If a truck driver injured you through carelessness, trust Mecadon Law to serve as your semi-truck accident lawyer in Pittston. We’ll stand for you to collect the compensation you need to recover and move on from this.

How Long After a Semi-Truck Accident Should You Call a Truck Accident Attorney?

As we always say about auto accidents of any kind, if you were injured in a truck accident, even in a small way, you should contact a lawyer immediately. At this early stage, without the full picture of your injuries, it’s difficult to tell exactly how your condition might worsen over time.

With a Pittston truck accident attorney on your side from the beginning, you’ll know that we’re collecting all the evidence we’ll need to pursue restitution for your injuries in the future.

If we find that the other party was negligent and is liable for your injury, we will handle all the heavy lifting for you. We’ll negotiate on your behalf and seek an honest and fair amount for what you have suffered, not just for your medical bills but your pain and suffering and lost wages, too. We’ll make sure no insurance company offers you a lowball settlement for your losses.

Don’t wait: if a semi-truck has injured you in Pittston or any of the surrounding areas, call Mecadon Law at 570-654-5030. We have more than 30 years of experience winning compensation for people just like you.

Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents in Pittston

Tractor-trailer accidents happen for many reasons and are often due to the truck driver’s negligence. The following are some common causes of semi-truck accidents:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Driver error
  • Falling asleep at the wheel
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Improper driver training
  • Bad weather
  • Mechanical failures such as tire blowouts and braking problems

What Injuries Can You Sustain in a Semi-Truck Accident?

Given their size and weight, semi-trucks can inflict a lot of damage if they crash into other motorists or pedestrians at speed. In addition to property damage, tractor trailers can cause the following bodily injuries:

  • Head injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Neck injuries
  • Back and spinal cord injuries, including paralysis
  • Soft tissue injuries of muscles and ligaments
  • Broken bones
  • Lacerations
  • Internal organ damage
  • Amputation
  • Burns
  • Wrongful death

Any injury resulting from a truck accident has the potential to worsen over time. That’s why we always recommend calling us here at Mecadon Law as soon as a semi-truck has injured you. We’ll begin documenting everything you’ll need to prove the negligent party is liable for your losses.

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Semi-Truck Accident FAQs

Contact a Northeastern Pennsylvania Truck Accident Lawyer Now

A motor-vehicle accident of any kind can be a harrowing, stressful experience, and even more when an 18-wheel semi-truck is involved. If a commercial truck driver has injured you in any way on the road, you should speak to a Pittston truck accident attorney immediately.

We understand that this is a trying time for you and your family. Mecadon Law is here to help. Once you tell us what’s going on, we’ll work on your case in the background while you focus on recovering. We are your advocate, negotiating for a fair payout from the liable party for what you have suffered. We’ve been doing this for more than 30 years. Now let us use that experience for you.

Call Mecadon Law now at 570-654-5030 for a free consultation.

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