East Nashville Truck Accident Attorneys
Our beloved East Nashville is a vibrant neighborhood full of history. It’s a hub of arts, award-winning restaurants and great music. Like the whole of Central Tennessee, it has also become a hub for the trucking industry. Hundreds of commercial rigs take the I-40, 24, and 65 daily.
More trucks passing through means more accidents. Tennessee has seen a 20% increase in tractor-trailer crashes over the past 20 years.
Semi-trucks, tractor trailers, and 18 wheelers are bigger and heavier than anything else on the road. In an collision, being in the car is far more dangerous as trucks can cause devastating damages to you and to your loved ones.
If you’ve been injured because of a truck driver’s negligence, it may take you years – sometimes a lifetime – to heal. You may be unable to work, facing considerable medical bills. You may be left with a permanent disability, depression, PTSD, broken relationships, etc.
As Tennessee laws regarding trucking industry are specific, you need help. That’s where we come in: to maximize your compensation, to make it right.
Call us today at 615-313-3999 to speak to an attorney to discuss your particular case. You can also fill out our online contact form and an experienced truck accident attorney will be in touch with you.
Types of Truck Accident Injuries
If you were involved in a truck crash, you need immediate medical attention.
Some injuries like organ damage, internal bleeding, brain and spine injuries may not be obvious right away. Once you’ve told your doctors you were part of a truck accident, they’ll know to run the appropriate tests.
Other injuries are visible, such as:
- Head injuries
- Back and neck injuries
- Bone fractures
- Burns and lacerations
- Soft tissue injuries
Whether apparent or not, a medical professional must document your injuries as soon as possible. It’s imperative to pursue your claim for compensations.
The second cause of accidents lie in trucks’ structural hazards:
- Dangerous cargo & big load size
- Large blind spots & wide turns
- Bad breaking ability
- Mechanical failure