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Truck Accident Lawyer Serving Anderson

Accidents involving semi-trucks can leave you shaken and struggling to recover, both financially and physically. If you’re struggling to recover on your own, a truck accident attorney can give you the help and support you need to seek compensation.

Big rigs can be a great way to move freight and products, but they can be deadly, too. Your car or motorcycle is only a fraction of the size of a semi-truck, which could mean a catastrophic accident for you.

When that happens, you’ll need compensation, but that’s not always so easy to recover. You may need the help of a HawkLaw, PA truck accident lawyer serving Anderson. You’ll need someone who can protect your claim and help you recover, so reach out for help when you’re hurt.

Anderson cases are primarily handled out of our Greenville office.

Liability for 18-Wheeler Wrecks

Because truck accidents are often so devastating, you’ll need to find the person responsible for your accident as soon as possible. If you don’t act in time, you might be left without the compensation you deserve.

Unfortunately, semi-truck crashes make this especially difficult. While South Carolina is a fault state, meaning that the person responsible for causing your crash is also financially responsible, the other driver might not be financially responsible.

Instead, you might need to seek out their employer. When an employee hurts another person in the scope of their job, their employer is generally responsible for those injuries. As such, your claim should be filed against the employer, not the truck driver. Finding the right person can be difficult without help, so you may need a truck accident attorney for your Anderson claim.

Compensation for Your Big Rig Accident

When you’ve found the person responsible for the 18-wheeler crash, you’ll then need to seek out compensation for your damages. This compensation should cover both the economic and non-economic damages you’ve suffered, but that may be difficult to calculate without help.

Typically, your economic damages should be easier to calculate. These damages include all financial losses you’ve suffered, so you’ll simply need to add up these losses to find their worth. Your non-economic damages, however, cover the intangible emotional losses you’ve suffered, so you may need help calculating these damages.

If you’ve been injured in a semi-truck accident, you may be entitled to some or more of the following damages:

  • Current and future medical costs
  • Current and future lost wages
  • Property damage
  • Mental anguish
  • Emotional trauma

Reach Out to a Truck Accident Lawyer Serving Anderson

When you’ve been hit by a reckless truck driver, recovering may not be easy. You’ve already suffered major injuries, and that will make it hard to recover your compensation while also focusing on healing. To fight for fair compensation, you may need to seek out the help of a lawyer from HawkLaw, PA.

A truck accident lawyer serving Anderson can help you get the full compensation you deserve, starting with a free consultation. We’ll discuss your truck crash claim and what we can do to help you protect your claim. When you’re ready to get started, reach out for help getting the full compensation you deserve by calling 1-888-HAWK-LAW (429-5529) or by filling out the online contact form.

John D. Hawkins
Founder and CEO

John Hawkins is the Founder and CEO of HawkLaw He has been licensed to practice law in South Carolina since his graduation with honors in 1994 from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was on the Law Review and Order of Wig and Robe.