As the operator of a passenger vehicle, you know that sharing the road with trucks is a way of life. No matter where you are driving, there will be times when you are in close proximity to large trucks.
When a truck is involved in an accident with a smaller vehicle, the result is often devastating. The person (or people) in the passenger vehicle can be seriously injured or even killed. Truckers have more protection due to the size of their vehicles. Unfortunately, the extreme weight can cause a lot of damages to other vehicles.
Although you believe the trucker was responsible for the accident, there could come a time when an insurance company tries to put the blame on you. This can add another dimension to the accident, as you now need to defend yourself against such allegations.
This often happens when a motorcycle is involved in an accident with a truck. For one reason or another, there is prejudice against motorcyclists.
If you have been involved in an accident with a truck, your health comes first. From there, you have to make it clear that you were not responsible for the accident in any way.
It is never easy to deal with any type of motor vehicle accident. This is even more so the case if an insurance company blames you for the accident, thus putting you in a worse position. You can learn more about your legal rights and what to do next by reviewing our website, starting with our page dedicated to truck and motorcycle accidents.