Most drivers in New York know how important it is to be aware of trucks on the roads, especially as it is not always easy for these large vehicles to keep track of other road users. Trucks have large blind spots in which smaller vehicles like cars and motorcycles can be lost. If the truck driver fails to account for this, it can quickly result in a devastating accident, and it is often the occupants of the other vehicle that pay the price.
Sadly, some truck drivers pay too little attention to their training and become overconfident and reckless on the roads. When this results in a collision or another, similar disaster, the victims are left with few options other than to seek remuneration and hope for a swift recovery from their injuries.
As this article on accident liability mentions, a personal injury claim may also cover lost wages if your injuries force you to take time off work. Furthermore, if you have been affected to the extent that your earning capacity has been reduced, for example, if you are left with a disability that prevents you from working as much as you did prior to the accident, you may also be entitled to compensation for this.
Of course, as each case is unique, the outcome is impossible to predict entirely. However, an attorney may be able to help you ensure that all the necessary details are submitted, so you can pursue the full extent of the compensation to which you are entitled. With this underway, you can then get back to focusing on your recovery, knowing that a successful claim may assuage any financial worries brought about by the accident.