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Memphis woman suffers fatal injury after being hit by a truck

According to The Commercial Appeal, a Memphis woman suffered fatal injuries on January 21st, 2014 after being run over by a man driving a tractor-trailer truck in Germantown, Tennessee. The accident occurred near the intersection of Poplar and Kirby. While attempting to make a wide right turn onto Poplar Avenue, the truck driver struck the woman who was simultaneously attempting to cross at the crosswalk. After suffering major injuries resulting from the accident, the victim unfortunately died at the scene.
Due to the large size of most commercial trucks, people can be seriously injured when involved in collisions with these types of vehicles. When a large commercial truck is making a wide turn it becomes difficult for the driver to see pedestrians in the cross walk and accidents such as this one can occur. Unfortunately, the woman involved in this accident suffered fatal injuries and this will affect her family forever. Trucking accident cases are often complex due to the specific rules that commercial truck companies must follow known as Federal Motor Safety Regulations. For example, truck drivers are limited to a certain number of on-duty hours per day and must keep detailed logs of where they travel. Trucking companies are responsible for enforcing all of these regulations. At Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, our experienced attorneys have an in-depth knowledge of these regulations and how they are commonly broken. We then can apply this knowledge to the unique facts of a trucking accident and prove a trucking company’s negligence. The Tennessee trucking accident attorneys at Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz (“NST Law”) understand the type of injuries that commonly occur in Tennessee trucking accidents and know how to help. For over two decades, NST personal injury attorneys have represented injured trucking accident victims in Tennessee State and federal courts. To discuss your case with a Tennessee trucking accident attorney, call NST Law at 901-683-7000 or 1-800-LAW-4004.
Victims of trucking accidents in Tennessee and their families may be entitled to compensation for the significant injuries and medical expenses incurred as a result of a trucking accident. Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz can aggressively pursue maximum compensation for medical bills, lost wages, permanent disability, and pain and suffering in a Tennessee trucking accident case. It is important at this time to find attorneys who have experience in the field of trucking accidents and NST Law can help your family receive the compensation that it deserves. Team NST, with over twenty years experience handling Tennessee trucking accident cases, knows how to carefully construct the damages portion of a personal injury claim to pursue the damages a victim needs and deserves. When necessary, NST can also retain reputable experts in order to prove damages to an insurance company or in a court of law. For example, NST can retain healthcare experts to document medical bills and accident reconstruction experts to determine the exact mechanism of the accident. NST law can also retain psychiatric experts and doctors to determine pain and suffering that has resulted from your accident. Finally, NST utilizes experts who can calculate dollar figures and will be able to testify in front of a judge or jury to explain the process by which the figure was computed.
Nahon, Saharovich, & Trotz is the largest plaintiff’s personal injury law firm in Tennessee. A Team NST car accident lawyer can answer your questions, address your concerns, and explain how NST Law can fight on your behalf. Since the facts of each trucking accident are unique, NST lawyers give clients individual and personal attention. Call NST Law today to speak with an experienced Tennessee personal injury attorney. At Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, our Tennessee trucking accident attorneys can apply knowledge of various federal trucking regulations to the unique facts of an accident to prove a defendant truck driver or trucking company’s negligence.