Tractor-trailers are enormous vehicles and can cause serious injuries when involved in collisions. Some incidents result in painful wounds and expensive damages. You may also lose a loved one in a tractor-trailer accident.
In these situations, you can call a lawyer to help you get compensation for your damages. The Dayton tractor-trailer accident lawyers at Isaacs & Isaacs Personal Injury Lawyers can help with your case. Let our team fight for fair compensation while you rest and recover.
How a Tractor-Trailer Accident Attorney Can Help with My Case
Devising a legal strategy and compiling a case can be challenging if you don’t have legal experience. Our truck accident lawyers can handle your case for you.
We can provide legal guidance and use our resources to fight for fair compensation. Our team has over 400 years of combined legal experience, and we can help you by:
- Investigating the collision
- Gathering evidence, such as police reports and medical records
- Determining the cause of the collision
- Proving who or what was responsible for the accident
- Obtaining surveillance footage and images of the accident and its aftermath
- Recording eyewitness statements
- Maintaining receipts and invoices for damages
- Filing documents according to established deadlines
- Representing you in communication with other parties, representatives, and insurance companies
- Negotiating fair compensation for your damages
- Representing your case at trial, if necessary
As the victim, the first thing you should do after you leave the scene is seek medical attention. A doctor can properly diagnose your injuries and document them in your medical record. We can use your medical record to prove your injuries and fight for fair compensation.
For a free legal consultation with a tractor-trailer accidents lawyer serving Dayton, call 800-333-9999
The Cost of Hiring Our Dayton Truck Accident Attorneys
Isaacs & Isaacs Personal Injury Lawyers has a contingency fee policy. This means you only pay attorney fees after we win or settle your case. In the meantime, you do not pay upfront costs or fees.
We understand truck accidents can involve hefty bills and painful injuries. Our attorneys do not want to contribute to your stress with another bill. We work for you, so you can relax and focus on recovery and healing.
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Recoverable Damages After a Dayton Tractor-Trailer Accident
Our team has recuperated over $1 billion in compensation for our prior clients. Every accident is different. Therefore, the amount you receive will depend on the severity of your injuries and other details of your incident. However, you can typically recover a variety of economic and non-economic damages after an accident, including:
- Current and future medical expenses, such as hospital stays and doctor’s visits
- Property damages
- Lost wages
- Reduced earning potential, if your injuries prevent you from returning to work
- Childcare costs, if your injuries prevent you from caring for minor children
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Scarring and disfigurement
You can also recover wrongful death damages if you lost a loved one in a truck accident. These can include:
- Funeral and burial costs
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of consortium
- The deceased’s medical bills
- Loss of the deceased’s earnings
Ohio’s Statute of Limitations for Truck Accident Lawsuits
The following laws may affect your lawsuit in Ohio:
- Ohio Revised Code Section 2305.10 generally allows two years after the accident to file an injury lawsuit.
- Ohio Revised Code Section 2125.02 generally allows two years after the death of a loved one to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
The details of your incident will determine your exact timeline. However, failure to adhere to the applicable statute of limitations may result in the dismissal of your case.
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Common Causes Of Tractor-Trailer Truck Accidents
Numerous factors contribute to truck accidents, including driver negligence. Driver negligence can include:
- Fatigued driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Distracted driving, such as texting or talking on the phone
- Unsafe loading practices
- Failure to yield the right of way
- Failure to adhere to road signs and lights
- Turning or changing lanes without using signals
Furthermore, various other parties can be responsible for the accident, including:
- The employer or trucking company: improper hiring practices, such as inadequate driver training, can lead to accidents. Employers may also fail to schedule truck maintenance, leading to faulty truck systems.
- The maintenance company: a maintenance company may be liable for overlooking required repairs, such as worn-out tires, faulty brakes, and malfunctioning systems.
- The truck manufacturer: the manufacturer can be responsible if a truck was designed and sold using defective parts and systems.
Contact Our Dayton Tractor-Trailer Accident Attorneys for Help with Your Case
Truck accidents can lead to bodily harm, mental distress, personal property damage, fatalities, and more. Let Darryl “The Hammer” Isaacs and our team handle your case. We can determine how the accident occurred and prove liability through investigations and evidence compilation. Call us today for a free consultation.