After being involved in a truck accident, the situation will likely be stressful, hectic, and overwhelming.
At Greg Monforton and Partners, our London truck accident solicitors have many years of experience serving Ontario and surrounding areas and are prepared to fight for the rights of which you are entitled to.
Why Do I Need A Truck Accident Lawyer?
When you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, there will often be many complexities involved, as there is usually not one single owner of their large vehicles. As a result, there may be a lot of un-needed pressure placed on you at the same time as you are trying to recover from this horrific incident.
A truck accident lawyer will help you to understand these complexities while also allowing you to rest and recover from your injuries and damages. We will defend your rights and prove that your accidents have been caused by the negligent actions of another individual by highlighting the injuries you or your loved ones may have sustained.
Some common truck accident causes resulting in injury include:
- Aggressive driving
- Air brake failure
- Driver intoxication
- Driving in no-zones
- Inexperienced drivers
- Load shifts
- Negligent driving
- Overloaded trailers
- Road rages
- Unsecured loads
As a result of these accidents, passenger vehicle drivers, along with truck drivers, may have sustained many different types of injuries.
Types of Truck Accident Injuries
In order for an individual to attempt to recover for any losses and damages following a truck collision, they must be able to prove their injuries were caused by the negligent actions of another individual or entity. This can be done by collecting medical documents, police reports, images of the accident, witness information, and other necessary documentation.
Following a truck accident, injuries will typically vary in severity, however they are often more severe due to the massive size of these great vehicles. These injuries may range from small cuts and scrapes, to life-altering or ending injuries.
Some injuries following a truck collision include:
- Internal Damages
- Loss of Limb
- Nerve Damages
Furthermore, nearly 50 percent of accidents throughout North America result in traumatic brain injuries. These injuries can cause a person to fall into coma for a period of time, while also causing many mental and physical defects throughout the remainder of ones life.
Compensatory Damages in London, Ontario
Following an accident where a person has been injured due to the negligent actions of another individual, compensatory damage may be available. These damages are a sum of money that can be awarded in order to indemnify a person for their losses, injuries, and damages as a result of the unlawful conduct of the injury causing person or entity.
Some compensatory damages include:
- Emotional distress
- Loss of consortium
- Loss of income
- Loss of opportunity
- Medical expenses
- Mental anguish
- Pain and suffering
- Property damages
- Substitute transportation
Our barristers have assisted thousands of clients receive the compensatory damage benefits they deserve for their losses and damages and are prepared to assist you with achieving these benefits you may be entitled to today.
Contact Our Established London Truck Accident Solicitors
At Greg Monforton and Partners, our personal injury lawyers have extreme sympathy for the victims of truck accidents and their families, as everyone close to the victim will often suffer emotionally and financially from the accident.
Our solicitors will seek to obtain the MAXIMUM compensatory damages for your injuries and have obtained MILLIONS in successful settlements and verdicts for our clients over our many years of practice.
Serving London, Ontario, we are also able to serve the entire province and elsewhere needed. Some of the local London areas we serve include, but are not limited to:
- Mt Brydges Delaware
- St. Thomas
For more information about our law firm, or to begin exploring your legal options, call (866) 320-4770 or simply complete the FREE Case Evaluation form located at the top of this webpage.