Accidents involving trucks and other large commercial vehicles aren’t rare in Charlotte, NC. If you or someone you love sustains injuries from a semi-truck, 18-wheeler, tractor trailer, big rig, cement truck, dump truck or any other kind of big commercial vehicle, don’t hesitate to seek help from a skilled trucking accident lawyer from Ted A. Greve & Associates, P.A.
Charlotte Facts and Truck Accident Statistics
Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and the 17th largest in the U.S., with a land area of 298 square miles and an estimated 2012 population of 775,000. This bustling metropolis is considered an important transportation point because of the highways that pass through or surround it.
With all of the city’s major and minor roadways, the number of truck accidents occurring in Charlotte has been rising. The Highway Safety Research Center, based in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, released reports from their crash data generator that show the number of large truck/bus crashes has been increasing since 2009. It went from 957 in 2009, to 1,022 in 2010, and up to 1,097 in 2011.
The total number of people involved in these crashes has also been increasing from 2,842 in 2009 to 3,272 in 2011. Of the people involved in 2011 accidents, 12 died and 603 were injured.
For these truck accident victims and their families, their circumstances are more than numbers. So if you or a loved one has been affected by a truck accident, you should call on a good personal injury attorney with trucking accident experience.
Claiming Your Rightful Compensation
In the aftermath of a devastating accident, you deserve compensation to cover your losses so that you can begin your process of recovery.
Unfortunately, many insurance companies have a way of discounting your compensation. A skilled personal injury attorney can fight for what you rightfully deserve. You can be compensated for losses such as:
- Medical expenses
- Property damage
- Emotional pain
- Lost or impaired abilities
- Lifestyle changes
You may also be entitled to compensation for other losses and damages, and you may even be eligible to receive punitive damages. Your lawyer will examine your case thoroughly and push for the maximum compensation you can possibly obtain.
A Charlotte Truck Accident Attorney You Can Rely On
Beyond legal issues, you also need all the emotional support you can get. Where road accidents are common, clients like you might be treated as mere numbers. You need a lawyer who will not only win your case, but who will also empathize with you during this ordeal.
Trust in a lawyer from Ted A. Greve & Associates, P.A. to handle your case. Not only will you be assured by the firm’s 20+ years of experience, you’ll also be comforted by their personalized and compassionate service. To start focusing on your recovery, call 1-800-375-9190.