Truck Accident Wrongful Death Attorney – Columbus, OH
Wrongful Death Caused in a Trucking Accident
If your loved one has been killed in a semi-truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for losses and damages. Semi-truck wrongful death lawsuits occur when the driver or trucking company showed negligence or misconduct that led to the wrongful death of a person. In these types of cases, wrongful death damages and survival damages may be obtained.
Wrongful death damages following a semi-truck accident may include:
- Medical Costs
- Funeral Costs
- Loss of Support
- Loss of Companionship
- Mental Anguish
Survival damages following a semi-truck accident may include:
- Loss of Income
- Medical Bills
- Physical Pain and Suffering
There are many different negligent behaviors that can lead to a wrongful death caused by a semi-truck. Such behaviors may include:
- Aggressive Driving
- Distracted Driving
- Drowsy Driving
- Drunk Driving
- Failure to Obey Traffic Laws
- Overloaded or Unsafe Trucks
When a death has occurred due to a semi-truck, there must be ample proof to show that it was the result of negligent behavior or misconduct. An experienced wrongful death attorney understands the different sources of recovery available and can work with the insurance company and parties involved to see that you receive the recovery you deserve when a loved one has been killed wrongfully in a semi-truck accident.
With 29 years of experience, Robert D. Erney has successfully counseled family members who have lost a loved one in semi-truck accidents. When you are in need of a wrongful death attorney you can lean on for support and guidance, contact Robert D. Erney and Associates today.