Of the 1,641 fatal collisions in South Carolina in 2019, 250 involved pickup trucks. Another 83 involved truck tractors, and other kinds of trucks accounted for another 28. In addition to fatalities, truck accidents also produce thousands of injuries in South Carolina each year. (South Carolina Traffic Collision Fact Book, 2019).
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on the road. They can cause serious harm to accident victims including catastrophic injuries. As a victim, you may deserve financial compensation. You have the right to the representation of a Myrtle Beach truck accident lawyer.
The attorneys at the Maguire Law Firm understand how challenging it can be when you’re the victim of a collision with a large truck. You may claim financial compensation from the party responsible for the collision. We are lawyers for truck accidents in Myrtle Beach. We are dedicated to helping individuals receive medical treatment and recover compensation for their injuries.
Trucks that may be involved in an accident are:
A truck may be a commercial vehicle or a personal vehicle. Because of the large and heavy size of a truck, drivers have a high duty to exercise caution to prevent accidents. They may be legally liable to victims when an accident results.
Our truck accident lawyers know the many steps involved in getting fair compensation for victims. There are special considerations in truck cases, including:
Our truck accident lawyers not only know the procedure for filing a claim, but we also know how to navigate the issues that are unique to truck accident claims. We customize your claim based on the facts and the legal issues.
As your attorneys, we are your representatives, speaking on your behalf to the insurance company and in court. With representation from a truck accident lawyer, you have an experienced advocate working to optimize your results throughout your case.
The Maguire Law Firm represents individuals who are hurt in truck accident claims. We also represent families in wrongful death claims involving truck accidents. Our lawyers are taking new cases.
We understand how insurance companies seek to reduce the compensation that they pay to truck accident victims. They may claim that you are at fault, downplay your injuries or seek to deny your claim completely. The stakes are too high to try and manage your case on your own. Let our lawyers hold others responsible and claim the financial compensation that you deserve.
It isn’t just the truck driver who may be to blame for a truck accident. The parties who may be legally liable for a truck accident are:
Naming the appropriate parties in a truck accident claim is extremely important. You may name all the parties with legal fault. The reason for legal fault may be different for each defendant.
Including additional parties other than the driver may allow you to access insurance policies and other resources that may pay your damages. Our lawyers thoroughly investigate and ensure we name the appropriate parties to optimize your claim.
Truck accident injuries that may be eligible for compensation include:
South Carolina law allows you to claim the full extent of your actual damages. Because of the large size of a truck, your damages may be quite high. Economic and non-economic damages are available.
We’re proud to represent individuals and families in our community. Here are some reasons people choose us to represent them after a truck accident:
No fee if no recovery, fees are computed before deducting expenses from your recovery. Begin your claim with a free consultation. Costs are deducted only if you receive a recovery. Learn more about how our fees work at your consultation.
There is a limited amount of time to assert your right to bring a claim. Don’t go it alone, and don’t wonder if you’re doing the right things. Contact Maguire Law Firm and our truck accident lawyers today. Call (843) 417-9978 or send us a message through our website.
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