William W. Hurst
Law Office of William W. Hurst, LLC
50 S. Meridian St., Suite 600, Indianapolis, IN 46204
In 2016, 4,440 large trucks and buses were in fatal crashes, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Given their size and weight, truck accidents are exceedingly dangerous, and trucking companies are therefore required to carry more insurance than the average driver. Unfortunately, the insurance companies that provide truck accident coverage may offer accident victims lowball settlements that aren’t enough to pay for the injuries suffered.
Establishing fault is critical for determining liability. However, it is not always obvious who was at fault in an accident, or to what extent. Factors related to the truck, the trucking company, and even the municipality where the accident took place are relevant for establishing fault:
Common damages in truck accidents include:
A lawyer can help determine the damages for which Indiana law entitles you and will work to ensure your rightful compensation.
If you were injured in an Indiana truck accident, speak to a lawyer as soon as possible.
The lawyers at the Law Offices of William W. Hurst have years of experience helping to protect the rights of truck accident victims. If you were in a truck accident, call the Law Offices of William W. Hurst at (317) 636-0808 or use our online form and contact us.
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