Severe or Fatal Injuries in Truck Crashes

Experienced Longwood tractor-trailer accident law firm focused on families' needs

Severe or fatal truck accidents in Longwood and Orlando, FL can be devastating. Surviving families typically are overwhelmed and often don't know what to do to make sure their rights are protected. That's why it's critical you contact us as soon as possible. Longwood and Orlando, FL fatal truck accident Attorney Scott M. Miller can fight hard on your behalf, so you can focus on what really matters - grieving the loss of a loved one.

We know that severe tractor-trailer accidents leading to catastrophic injuries can also be traumatic for families. If your husband, wife or child sustained a severe, life-altering injury, such as a brain or spinal cord injury, you likely will be facing a mountain of bills and an array of questions. What if your spouse cannot work again? What if your loved one cannot move or function normally? How will your family survive financially?

Attorney Miller can help you every step of the way. He worked as a lawyer in Chicago for five years before moving to the Greater Orlando area and starting his own practice. His work as a lawyer in major metropolitan cities has provided him with a wealth of experience and insight into serious accidents. That's why so many people in Longwood and Orlando rely on Attorney Miller to handle their case. He has the knowledge and expertise to successfully handle truck fatalities or serious injuries.

    What types of serious or fatal truck accidents does Attorney Miller handle?

    Scott M. Miller and his talented legal team - which includes four paralegals, one registered nurse and several investigators - handle a broad range of truck accident claims, including ones involving:

    Loss of Limbs/Amputation

    The loss of a limb or the necessity for amputation after a truck accident can have an impact on your life in many ways. You may have to give up a career and hobbies you enjoyed. Because you may have to give up your hopes and dreams, you may face daunting psychological issues. We understand how difficult life can become after sustaining such catastrophic injuries. Don't wait for trucking companies or insurance companies to make a low-ball offer that doesn't even begin to cover the true cost of your losses. Find out what the Law Offices of Scott M. Miller, PLLC. can do on your behalf.

    Attorney Miller can work with you if you or a loved one lost an arm, leg, fingers or toes in a tractor-trailer accident. We know how to negotiate with insurance companies and will work tirelessly on your behalf. You may need money for medical care or prosthetic devices. The amputation may call for psychological counseling, physical therapy and modifications to your home.

    If you lost an arm or leg, will you still be able to do your job? Or will you be unable to work? You may need compensation for your loss of income, including future wages. Our team can help determine the value of your claim and hold the negligent parties accountable.

    We don't just look at how the injury affects you today. We take a long-term approach to every accident case.

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    Burn Injuries

    Accidents involving tanker trucks, 18-wheelers and other commercial trucks sometimes result in fires or explosions. As a result, injury victims sustain burn injuries. Some burns can be minor, first-degree burns. But many truck burn injuries can be severe, third-degree burns or even fourth-degree burns.

    Severe burn injuries often require hospitalization and surgery. Other health problems and injuries - including damage to vital organs - are also often associated with severe burn injuries caused by truck accidents. A burn can result in deep psychological as well as physical injuries. These painful injuries often lead to nerve damage, scarring, disfigurement and sometimes loss of limbs. The long-term expenses related to treatment and rehabilitation can be astronomical. With so much at stake, it's important to have an experienced burn injury attorney on your side who will stand up for your rights and aggressively investigate your accident.

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    Cuts and Lacerations

    Deep lacerations or cuts caused by truck accidents demand immediate medical attention. If you your cut or puncture wound seems minor, make sure you have a doctor or emergency medical technician (EMT) examine you. You could have internal organ damage or your cut or laceration could become infected, resulting in a life-threatening medical emergency.

    By having a doctor or EMT examine your laceration or cut, you will also create a permanent record of your injury. Such medical reports can be crucial when it comes to being compensated for your injury. Insurance companies often rely heavily on such documents when determining how much money to pay injury victims.

    Often deep cuts from accidents result in permanent scarring, which can result in psychological injuries. If that is the case, you may be entitled to compensation for counseling as well as medical treatment for the physical injury.

    We encourage you to get in touch with an experienced truck accident attorney immediately to know your rights: the Law Offices of Scott M. Miller, PLLC. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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    Skull Fracture

    Skull fracture injuries caused by truck accidents can be life threatening. If you or a loved one has a head injury involving a bone fracture, seek immediate medical attention. Skull fractures could result in brain damage, paralysis or even death depending on where the injury occurred and the severity of the fracture.

    X-rays, MRIs and other medical procedures are often used to determine if someone has a skull fracture caused by a truck accident. If you have not been evaluated by a medical professional, seek immediate emergency medical treatment. Don't even try to drive yourself to the hospital. Call 911 and tell the operator it's an emergency.

    It's always better to be cautious when it comes to your health. The same goes for protecting your rights. Contact the Law Offices of Scott M. Miller, PLLC today and schedule free case evaluation. You can reach us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call (866) MILLER-5 right now!

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