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Nahon, Saharovich, & Trotz
NST Law Attorney

Cape Girardeau
Truck Accidents Lawyers

Champions for the Injured
Corey and Alex
NST Law Attorney
National Law Firm with Local Roots

Truck drivers traveling through Cape Girardeau are supposed to be aware of other vehicles they are sharing the road with and drive safely. Unfortunately, not every trucker on the road drives and behaves as they should, which often results in gruesome collisions that leave victims with severe injuries. If a truck accident caused you or a loved one to sustain injuries, you may be able to bring a lawsuit against the truck driver and maybe even the truck driver’s employer as well with the assistance of the Cape Girardeau truck accident attorneys of Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz.

Our Cape Girardeau personal injury attorneys have been serving injured victims for over 30 years. Comprised of more than 30 skilled lawyers and upwards of 120 dedicated staff members, our firm has ample resources to help you recover damages that you need for your injuries and losses. To date, we have recovered damages in excess of $2 billion for our clients and their families via jury verdicts, settlements, and judgments.

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Pursuing Recovery Following a Truck Accident

Truck collisions can take many different forms, such as jackknife accidents, override accidents, head-on collisions, rear-end collisions, and rollover accidents. In addition to the many different types of truck crashes, there is a plethora of reasons as to why these accidents occur, such as speeding, driving while fatigued, and poor vehicle maintenance. For example, a trucking collision could happen on Interstate 55 near Saint Francis Medical Center – located at 211 St Francis Drive, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63703 – because a tanker truck driver was speeding while the road was wet, which caused him to hydroplane and collide into other vehicles when he slammed on his brakes.

After being injured in a trucking collision in either Cape Girardeau County or Scott County, you may be able to recover compensatory damages for your injuries and losses stemming from the accident. In order to obtain a recovery, you will likely have to establish negligence, which can be done by showing that your injuries were directly caused by the defendant breaching a duty of reasonable care that he owed you. If you retain an experienced truck accident attorney in the Cape Girardeau area, you may even be able to hold the truck driver’s employer liable. For instance, the trucking company may be held vicariously liable for the trucker’s conduct if you can prove that the truck driver was acting within the course and scope of employment. Your attorney can also investigate whether the truck driver or trucking company violated rules set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

The focus of your case can shift to damages once liability has been established. If the injuries you sustained from the collision resulted in you accumulating medical bills, for example, due to the rehabilitation you had to undergo at Southeast Missouri Hospital, which is located at 1701 Lacey Street, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701, you can be awarded economic damages. Monetary losses, such as lost wages and medical bills, are compensated for by economic damages, while non-economic damages are awarded for abstract losses caused by an accident, such as loss of enjoyment of life, pain and suffering, disfigurement, and loss of consortium.

Contact a Truck Accident Lawyer in Cape Girardeau Today to Discuss Your Claim

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Sometimes even the safest of drivers cannot prevent a collision from happening with a commercial truck. It only takes a few seconds for a truck accident to happen, but for many victims, it can take years to get back to feeling how they were before the accident.

At Nahon, Saharovich & Trotz, we represent truck crash victims in Cape Girardeau and throughout Missouri. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an injury lawyer by calling us toll-free at 800-529-4004 or by completing our online form. After speaking with our Cape Girardeau truck accident lawyers, it will be clear why NST is the way to go.

Corey and Alex

Contact us for a free consultation now so that we can review your case and decide how we can best help you.

Our Cape Girardeau Office

1440 Kurre Lane
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: 573-381-0510
Fax: 573-803-1389

Testimonials

- Climas B.
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"They stayed with my case until everything was resolved. My situation was complicated and they ensured things were in check from start to finish."
- Vicki L.
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"From start to finish it was a good experience. They listened and handled my case with compassion and care. I highly recommend them."
- Tasha S.
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"I was involved in a auto accident with my mother and she suggested NST to handle the case for us. Everything was handled professionally and in a timely manner."

Client Successes

$3,000,000.00

Obtained in tractor-trailer accident case for a husband and wife that suffered traumatic injuries.

$2,200,000.00

Recovered in car accident case against construction company in which our client suffered a traumatic brain injury.

$1,500,000.00

Received for a woman injured in car accident while on the job, who sustained numerous fractures and underwent several surgeries.
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