The physical demands on commercial truck drivers are more intense than most people realize. Beyond the daily risks of accidents caused by other drivers, your job duties may expose you to injuries while loading and unloading, dealing with unsafe dock configurations and performing essential, basic maintenance.
Most truck drivers injured on the job are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. When a car-truck collision caused by someone else’s negligence occurs, you may need a proven personal injury lawyer to protect your rights and fight for your personal and financial interests.
We understand how an injury may make it impossible for you to pass a DOT physical, operate your vehicle, withstand long-haul driving demands and perform other work duties. Whether you are suffering from a debilitating neck or back injury, a crush injury, severe joint damage or an occupational disease, an experienced Cary truck driver injury attorney at our firm will empathize and help you pursue all options for supporting your recovery and family.
We have experience across the spectrum of North Carolina workers’ compensation claims, hearings and appeals, along with the medical knowledge required to substantiate the full impact of your condition on your working life and capabilities. When work comp insurance companies attempt to avoid paying valid claims, delay payments and create other barriers for our clients, we know how to compel them to abide by the law.
Truck driver injuries can generate complex disputes over fault and liability, especially when a “third party” other than the driver’s employer causes or contributes to an injury through negligence.
Whether you need help with a workers’ compensation claim dispute or a full assessment of your legal rights and options, we can help.