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Rear End Accident Trucking Lawyer in New Mexico

Hurt in a Truck Wreck?  Call Our Rear End Accident Trucking Lawyer in New Mexico for Help

Most people are aware that a collision involving a semi-tractor trailer can be quite catastrophic. The size and force of these large trucks can make impact with another vehicle quite forceful. While commercial truck drivers are required to undergo specialized training in order to ensure that these drivers know how to operate their trucks safely, they do not always adhere to the guidelines set for them. But our rear end accident trucking lawyer in New Mexico knows that the failure to safely operate a semi-tractor trailer can lead to serious accidents, including rear-end trucking accidents. 

Rear-end trucking accidents can lead to serious injuries, or even death. This is why if you or your loved one has been injured in a commercial trucking accident, you should contact our experienced trucking accident attorneys today who can ensure that you and your loved ones receive what you deserve for any damages that occurred as a result of the rear-end trucking accident.  Here at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C., our compassionate but aggressive team can help you and your family after a devastating crash while going after those who harmed you by their negligent conduct.

What is a Rear-End Collision?

A rear end collision occurs when another vehicle strikes the back of another person’s vehicle. In this case, it is a commercial truck that strikes another vehicle. Rear-end collisions involving a commercial truck can be particularly catastrophic due to their size and force. 

What Causes a Rear-End Commercial Trucking Accident?

There are many factors that can cause a commercial trucking accident. Generally speaking, commercial trucking accidents are completely preventable. Common causes of commercial trucking accidents include the following:

  • Fatigued driving
  • Speed
  • Brake failure
  • Distracted driving such as texting, talking on the phone, using a handheld radio, reaching for something on the floor, etc.)
  • Drunk driving
  • Drugged driving
  • Falling asleep while driving
  • Reckless driving
  • Improper or incomplete truck driver training
  • Other causes of commercial truck driving rear-end accidents.

Injuries Due to Rear-End Commercial Trucking Accidents

As mentioned above, rear-rend commercial trucking accidents can be catastrophic. There are many different types of injuries that victims may suffer due to this type of accident, including the following:

  • Brain damage (i.e. concussion, traumatic brain injury, etc.)
  • Neck injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Internal organ damage or loss
  • Scarring
  • Disfigurement
  • Broken bones
  • Whiplash
  • Paralysis
  • Loss of vision or hearing
  • Spinal cord injuries (i.e. bulging disc, disc herniations, etc.)
  • Wrongful death
  • Other injuries due to rear-end commercial trucking accidents

Damages for Individuals Involved in a Commercial Trucking Accident

There are certain damages that an individual or their loved ones may be eligible for after being involving in a rear-end commercial trucking accident. Damages are typically awarded in the form of compensation. Examples of damages commonly awarded after rear-end trucking accidents include the following:

  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium
  • Medical bills
  • Emergency transportation
  • Rehabilitation therapy
  • Nursing care
  • Long-term care
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of future earnings
  • Assistive devices
  • Vehicle modifications
  • Home modifications
  • Funeral expenses 
  • Burial expenses
  • Other damages for individuals involved in a rear-end commercial trucking accident

Hurt in a Truck Wreck?  Call Our Rear End Accident Trucking Lawyer in New Mexico for Help

If you or a loved one were seriously injured or if a loved one was wrongfully killed in a trucking 18, call our rear end accident trucking lawyer in New Mexico for help.  We offer FREE consultations and can meet you at home, the hospital, virtually, or on the phone.  Learn about how we can help you by calling (505) 883-5000 to schedule your FREE consultation.  We can help victims and their families recover compensation for injuries in a big rig crash in New Mexico.  

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.