A commercial trucking accident can be catastrophic. While commercial trucking accidents happen less frequently than car and motorcycle accidents commercial trucking accidents can be much more serious due to the weight and size of commercial trucks. A commercial truck can weigh at least twenty fives time as much as a typical car. If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident you need truck accident attorney Daniel Selwa on your side.
Daniel Selwa will handle your case from start to finish so you don’t have to. The only thing you need to do before contacting your truck accident attorney is to seek immediate medical attention if you have been injured in a truck accident. Upon hire, your truck accident attorney will talk to the insurance companies involved so you don’t have to. Your truck accident attorney will also gather the accident report, the emergency medical services report and all other relevant evidence. Furthermore, if there were any witnesses your truck accident attorney will interview those witnesses and gather information from them.
Most of personal injury law rests in the theory of negligence. Negligence requires a duty, a breach of that duty, causation and damages. Your truck accident attorney is familiar with the law and will fight to ensure all of the elements of the cause of action are met so that you may recover damages.
Upon a case review your truck accident attorney will be able to determine what damages you may be entitled to recover. The law allows you to seek recovery for compensatory damages, nominal damages, and punitive damages. Compensatory damages are the most common type of damages seen in personal injury cases. Compensatory damages are also known as actual damages and they are intended to compensate the injury party for the actual damages they suffered from as the name indicates. Compensatory damages may include monetary injuries such as injuries to the value of real property, and expenses or loss of income resulting from physical injury.
Chances are if you are involved in a commercial truck accident you are going to need help with past, present and future medical expenses. Compensatory damages allow for the recovery of medical expenses to include past, present and future medical expenses. A compensatory damage award may also award you for your permanent disfigurement caused by the accident. Furthermore, a compensatory damage award may award you for lost wages and future earning capacity.
It is critical that you seek counsel immediately after you seek medical attention. A statute of limitations may bar your action if you do not take immediate action. Your truck accident attorney Daniel Selwa will provide a free consultation to evaluate and discuss your case with you. Call him today at 843- 492-5449 to discuss your truck accident. The law offices of Daniel Selwa are located at 516 29th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.