Accidents with commercial trucks can be much more complex than accidents with passenger cars. When you are involved in an accident with a commercial truck, injury may be much more serious. What’s more, there may be multiple parties involved – some of whom are not even on the scene of the accident.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
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When you are injured in a car accident, insurance will typically cover medical expenses, property damage, and related expenses. The amount insurance is willing to pay and how far that payment goes is dependent on several factors, including the role you played in your accident.
The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety recently released a 57-page, state-by-state reportcard detailing how well each of the 50 has responded to the need for stronger laws and regulations regarding:
There were more than 7 million police-reported car accidents in 2016, the last year for which full statistics are available. Of these, just over 2 million resulted in personal injury. An additional 34,439 resulted in death.
As the weather continues to improve, motorcycles will become a more common sight on roads in and around Chattanooga. This makes it very important that motorcyclists and the drivers of passenger vehicles practice extra caution to help prevent motorcycle accidents.