Truck Accidents

You’re probably used to sharing the road with commercial trucks- especially if you drive on the freeways regularly. However, you may not be able to avoid a collision with these large vehicles, even if you’re a careful, experienced driver. Additionally, a semi-truck or 18-wheeler can weigh up to 25 times more than a typical car, making resulting crash injuries especially serious. In the aftermath of a truck accident, it is extremely important to contact a lawyer right away.

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South Carolina Truck Accident Injuries

The injuries most commonly caused by truck accidents generally fall into one or more of the following categories:

  • Broken bones
  • Brain injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Burns
  • Smoke inhalation
  • Health problems caused by exposure to toxic chemicals
  • And more

If you have sustained a serious injury from a truck accident, you need someone who is on your side to help you through the legal process. Don’t ignore your injuries or wait to contact an attorney who can help. With Cavanaugh & Thickens in your corner, you’ll have peace of mind and the legal guidance you deserve.

Who is Responsible For My Injury?

Establishing the cause of a truck accident is essential in determining who is at fault for the collision. Truck accidents tend to occur most commonly due to:

  • Driver incapacitation
  • Road hazards
  • Defective parts

Regardless of the cause of the accident, if you have been injured, you need a qualified attorney to represent your interests. After a truck accident, Cavanaugh & Thickens will discuss your rights, help secure critical evidence, and guide you through the process of determining how best to move forward. You can count on us to answer your legal questions honestly and always have your best interest in mind. Reach out to our personal injury lawyers for a client focused and results driven approach.

So, if you have been injured in a truck accident in Columbia or surrounding areas, contact Cavanaugh & Thickens today to schedule a free consultation

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