Denver area residents are obviously used to seeing large trucks on the roadways in and around the city, but the sight of an accident that involves a large truck, such as a semi-truck, can be jarring. These types of accidents often involve extensive damage to all of the vehicles involved and, unfortunately, usually fatalities as well.
Truck drivers, like all other drivers on the roads, are not immune from the draw of distractions, like cellphones, eating in the vehicle and even talking to passengers as well. And, like some other drivers, truck drivers might also be intoxicated or drowsy behind the wheel. All of the things that can cause the driver of a regular passenger vehicle to get into a crash can be involved in truck accidents also, but the consequences of a truck accident can be far more devastating.
Anyone who has been injured in a truck accident may be able to pursue financial compensation. Truck drivers receive special training in order to operate the large vehicles, and most do a fine job. Unfortunately, the reality is that there are some who do not and, as a result, each year in America thousands of people die in truck accidents.
At our law firm, we work hard on our clients’ behalf to get them the financial compensation they deserve. Truck accidents can be devastating, and the financial affect can last for years. For more information about how we attempt to help Denver area residents, please visit the truck accident overview section of our law firm’s website.