No one starts out their day ready to be involved in a truck accident. Unfortunately, a Daytona Beach truck accident can happen in the blink of an eye, leaving you with a lifetime of pain and suffering. Understanding the common injuries and causes of truck accidents could be the difference between life and death.
A look at some of the common types of truck accident injuries
A truck accident can result in a wide variety of injuries, including:
- A neck, back, and spinal cord injury
- A traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Broken bones or a loss of a limb
- Organ trauma
Five common causes of truck accidents
There are many factors than can lead to an accident with a large truck. Five of the most common include:
- Lack of training and/or inexperience
- Mechanical failure
- Improper loading or overloading
- Fatigue or tiredness
- Impaired driving
If a truck accident has left you seriously injured
In many cases, truck accidents are caused by truckers and/or their employers. If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident, you might be able to hold the trucker and/or their employer liable for your damages. An experienced truck accident attorney can help you build your case.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a truck accident, contact one of our experienced Daytona Beach truck accident attorneys at Johnson & Gilbert, P.A. at (386) 673-4412 or (800) 556-8890.