Truck accidents oftentimes result in catastrophic injuries and harm to victims. Commercial trucks can be a safety hazard for smaller vehicles, which is why truck accident victims should be familiar with legal resources available to help them when they have been harmed.
Personal injury legal protections are available to help both victims of car accidents and surviving family members of victims of fatal car accidents. Personal injury legal claims protect victims of car accidents. In addition, wrongful death legal protections are available to help surviving family members of victims of car accidents.
There are different types of personal injury legal protections depending on the circumstances the victim and their family members find themselves in. Regardless of what the circumstances are, however, it is important for victims who have been injured in a car accident, truck accident or other types of traumatic accident to be familiar with the personal injury legal protections available to them.
An Ohio man was struck while crossing the road near Belterra Casino Resort in Florence, Ind. on New Year’s Eve. Robert V. Loughry was walking with three other people to an overflow parking lot across from the casino. He and his companions crossed State Road 156 to reach the lot. He was struck by a car and died at the scene.