How many Truck Accidents are there in Kansas?
We have over 3,000 motor vehicle accidents in Kansas involving heavy or over the road trucks with hundreds of injuries and deaths. Although only about 1% of the accidents involve such a large vehicle, they account for over 8% of the fatal injuries in motor vehicle accidents with over 700 deaths in the last ten years or so.
Being hit by an over the road tractor trailer is like everyone’s nightmare, right? Who doesn’t worry about this while being passed by these big rigs? Then it happens to you. When the unspeakable happens and your vehicle is hit by a truck the chances are that due to the great impact your injuries will be severe. The sad news is the trend is going up with more serious accident every year.
What do you do now? You make an insurance claim
These trucking companies are required to have substantial insurance because of the high risk. The truck company insurance companies are very hard to deal with and are aggressive in handling the cases attempting to keep its losses at a minimum. Most of the time you must file a lawsuit even when liability is clear.
Truck Accident: Here’s your next step
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