To recover financially from a truck accident, you must be able to prove that you were injured and that the truck driver, the truck company or another party is responsible for those injuries. There must also be access to financial recovery from the driver and/or truck company.
Most damages in truck accidents come in the form of compensatory damages, which are meant to compensate you for your injuries and losses. This could include payment for medical expenses, lost wages, and more general damages such as pain and suffering.
Liable parties in a truck accident may include the truck driver, the driver's employer, the truck's manufacturer or a parts manufacturer. There are many factors that determine liability in truck accident cases.
There is a statute of limitations in Wisconsin for truck accident personal injury claims. You should contact a Milwaukee personal injury attorney as soon as possible to preserve your legal rights. If you are the victim of a Wisconsin truck accident, contact our office today to speak with a personal injury attorney.