How many times have you turned on the news to check the traffic, only to hear about another semi-truck that has caused an accident? These accidents don’t just cause long commutes for motorists. They can mean huge medical expenses for accident victims.
More than 3,000 semi-truck accidents were reported in Kansas in 2010, and more than 10,000 were reported in Missouri. These accidents can result in fatalities and serious injuries, including:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Spine and neck injuries
- Bone fractures
- Internal injuries, like kidney and lung damage
- Burn injuries and more
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration cites braking failure, traffic congestion, fatigue and distracted driving among the top reasons for these crashes.
If you’ve been injured in a semi-truck accident in the Kansas City area, our expert lawyers can help you get compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
Call us today at 816-842-7100 or toll-free at 888-712-1930 to speak with an attorney. Or you can click here to email us and schedule your free consultation.