It is quite likely that, at some point during your life, you encountered a situation on a Louisiana highway that made you aware of how dangerous the roads can become. If you or a loved one were involved in one of the many truck accidents, then you have firsthand knowledge of the devastation one of these can cause. The physical pain may only be part of the picture.
Getting caught up in a collision involving a large commercial vehicle does not usually end well for the smaller automobile. There are many factors that can lead to one of these collisions, including anything from an inattentive driver to an improperly secured load. Regardless of the causes, the end result can leave you with serious and even permanent injuries.
Along with your or a loved one's physical wounds, you likely are facing serious financial problems as well. Even if you have adequate medical insurance, there are the associated costs to consider. Missing time from work can lead to difficulties paying the bills along with any other medical care that may be needed beyond the initial treatment.
In addition to the medical care you or your loved one requires, these horrifying truck accidents often lead to serious emotional trauma as well. These traumas can last for years and may require help from an experienced professional, which can also be expensive. If you have been a victim of one of these wrecks, then you have the right to seek compensation for your pain and suffering. A Louisiana personal injury attorney could provide help in assembling all you need for a justified personal injury lawsuit against the parties liable for your injuries and financial losses.