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Injuries After a Truck Accident in New Mexico

Hurt in a Truck Wreck?  Our Experienced 18 Wheeler Lawyer Can Help Recover Compensation for Injuries After a Truck Accident in New Mexico

The unfortunate truth is that far too many people are severely injured or even killed in trucking accidents every day. Even more unfortunate is the fact that many of these accidents were completely preventable. Victims who are fortunate enough to survive a trucking accident often are faced with permanent disability, pain, impaired quality of life, and costly medical bills. Some victims may never be able to work again, or may even require a caregiver for assistance with everyday tasks. This is why, if you or your loved one was injured in a semi-tractor trailer accident, you should call our experienced trucking accident attorneys today to recover compensation for injuries after a truck accident in New Mexico.

Here at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our experienced lawyers know how to help victims and their families recover compensation to recover compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills, and lost wages.  Learn how we can help you during a FREE consultation by calling our office. Our compassionate and dedicated team is standing by, waiting to help you obtain money for injuries after a truck accident in New Mexico.

Types of Injuries Victims Often Sustain

There are many injuries that a victim of a trucking accident may face. While some injuries are mild, oftentimes they are severe or even permanent. Common injuries from a trucking accident include the following: 

Brain injuries: When a victim is hit by a semi-tractor trailer or big rig, the force of the impact can cause significant shaking of the head, leading to a brain injury. Brain injuries may be irreversible such as in some cases of concussions, but others can cause permanent damage or even death. Traumatic brain injury is one type of brain injury that can result in significant brain trauma, including motor function impairment, change in personality, behavior problems such as aggression, or impaired memory. Subdural hematoma is another serious type of brain injury that results in a build up of blood on the brain, leading to compression of brain tissue. This type of injury is one that needs to be dealt with immediately. 

Internal Injuries: Internal injuries are quite common when it comes to semi-tractor trailer injuries. Internal injuries can be caused by impact such as hitting a steering wheel or airbag, the car’s dashboard, or even from the victim’s seatbelt. Common sites of internal injuries include the liver, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, and bladder. 

Spinal cord injuries and back injuries: Spinal cord and back injuries are one of the most common types of injuries of victims injured in a semi-tractor trailer accident. Many of these injuries require surgery, physical therapy or both. Sometimes these injuries are completely irreversible, leading to an impaired quality of life, pain and loss of income if an individual can no longer perform their job. 

Paralysis is a common type of spinal cord injury that results in either partial loss of sensation or movement, or total loss. This type of injury can be particularly devastating for affected victims. Back injuries refer to any injury to the soft tissue or bone, often leading to severe pain. Disc herniation is also quite common in individuals who are injured in a trucking accident. Disc herniation often causes debilitating pain requiring surgery, physical therapy, or other treatments. 

Broken bones or fractures: Individuals injured in a semi-tractor trailer accident often suffer from broken bones or fractures. Common sites of broken bones or fractures include the legs, arms, hips, pelvis, wrists, ribs, or skull. 

Are Injuries After a Truck Accident in New Mexico Slowing You Down?  We Can Help

If you have been seriously injured after a New Mexico 18 wheeler wreck, learn how our experienced trucking accident lawyers at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. can help recover compensation for injuries after a truck accident.  Our experienced team have over 30 years of serving victims and their families.  Call to schedule a FREE consultation to learn how we can help protect your rights by dialing (505) 883-5000.  

We handle causes throughout New Mexico, including Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Roswell, Cuervo, Rio Rancho, Clovis, Farmington, Hobbs, Albuquerque where our office is located, and anywhere else throughout New Mexico.  Please call to schedule for FREE appointment by dialing (505) 883-5000 or contact us through our website’s easy to use and convenient contact box available here.