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Norwalk Truck Accident Lawyer

Truck accidents cause victims to suffer life-altering injuries. While commercial trucks are commonly seen on roads and highways, in 2021, 5,459 collisions in Connecticut involved commercial trucks. The experienced Norwalk truck accident lawyers at the Carter Mario Law Firm have been successfully fighting to protect the rights of injured victims for over 30 years.

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Carter Mario Has Over 30 Years of Experience

Due to the high financial exposure they face, commercial insurance carriers fiercely defend truck accident lawsuits. Specifically, insurance carriers retain aggressive attorneys who raise every potential legal and factual defense to defeat truck accident lawsuits. The capable and award-winning personal injury attorneys have spent over 30 years tenaciously litigating complex cases and obtaining favorable results on behalf of their injured clients.

What You Should Do After a Truck Accident

You should immediately contact the police to report the collision and obtain medical treatment. If your injuries are not life-threatening, you should document the crash by taking photographs of the vehicles. Next, you should identify possible witnesses and obtain their names and contact information. Finally, you should talk with a Norwalk truck accident lawyer at Carter Mario Law Firm to help handle your case.

Who is Responsible for a Trucking Collision?

Commercial trucks transport various types of heavy cargo, including dangerous chemicals. Due to the heavy cargo trucks carry, the commercial trucking industry is extensively regulated by Federal and State authorities. Truck accidents still occur for a variety of reasons, including:

  • Drug and alcohol use by truck drivers
  • Excessive cargo
  • Improperly secured cargo
  • Improperly maintained vehicles
  • Drivers who fail to pay full time and attention
  • Drivers who disregard mandatory rest periods and fall asleep at the wheel

Proving Negligence in a Truck Accident

Truck accident lawsuits are legally and factually matters to litigate. To prevail, you must prove the truck driver caused the collision by a preponderance of the evidence, i.e., 51%. You have a better chance of meeting this burden if you retain an experienced personal injury lawyer who can collect and utilize critical evidence such as black box data, employment files, trip logs, and maintenance records.

Possible Injuries Caused by Truck Collisions

Truck collisions cause victims to suffer catastrophic injuries. Specifically, victims suffer:

  • Concussions
  • Neck injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Torn muscles and ligaments
  • Severe lacerations
  • Nerve damage
  • Broken bones

Very often, the severity of these injuries requires victims to receive life-saving emergency medical care, surgery, and physical therapy.

What Damages Can You Recover from a Truck Accident Claim?

You can seek compensatory damages for your past and future medical expenses and your past and future lost wages. You can also claim general damages for the physical pain and suffering you endured due to your injuries. You can also claim general damages for the mental trauma you experienced due to the collision.

What to Do & Not Do After a Truck Accident

Do not provide any written or oral statements regarding the collision to the truck driver’s insurance company. Further, you should not sign a release or accept a monetary settlement. Instead, you should consult a Norwalk truck accident attorney to obtain an honest evaluation regarding the legal strength and financial value of your claim.

Common Questions About Trucking Accident Claims

Truck accidents often leave victims hospitalized, unable to work, and without a means of transportation due to the loss of their vehicles. Accordingly, the time following a truck accident is confusing, frustrating, and stressful. The truck accident attorneys at the Carter Mario Law Firm have successfully guided injured victims through the personal injury process for over 30 years.

What is the Statute of Limitations on Truck Accident Claims in Norwalk?

A statute of limitations is the legal time limit a personal injury victim has to file a lawsuit against the person or entity who caused their injury. Pursuant to 52-584, the statute of limitations on truck accident claims in Connecticut is two years. Statutes of limitations are intended to encourage people to diligently and promptly pursue potential legal claims. 

Can You Sue a Truck Driver or Company for a Collision?

If the truck driver caused the accident and was an employee of a trucking company, you can file a lawsuit against both the driver and the company. Furthermore, you may be able to file additional claims against the trucking company if there is evidence indicating the company failed to maintain the vehicle properly.

Talk with a Norwalk Truck Accident Lawyer at Carter Mario Today

The personal injury attorneys at the Carter Mario Law Firm refuse to be intimidated by insurance companies or their attorneys. As a result, we have recovered billions of dollars in financial compensation for our injured claims. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Client Victories

We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
Just Like You


$17M

Rear-End Collision

Our client sustained a significant injury to his cervical spine after a rear-end crash. After receiving a low initial offer from the insurance company, we fought hard for our client to get him the settlement he deserved.

$4M

Medical Misdiagnosis

Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.

$3.9M

Failure to Treat

Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.

$3.4M

Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.

$3.4M

Medical Malpractice

Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.

$3.3M

Brain Damage

Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.

$3M

Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose Fournier’s Gangrene, resulting in necrotizing fasciitis, sterility, abnormal gait, and muscle loss.

$2.6M

Personal Injury Resulting in Death

Our client, an innocent bystander to a bar room brawl, required surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. After the surgery, our client developed a pulmonary embolism, resulting in his death.

$2.5M

Gas Poisoning

Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.

Why choose Carter Mario?

We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:

  • A Team That Puts You First!

    Our clients are our #1 priority and everything we do is focused on getting you the best result! You are the reason we became lawyers. To the insurance company, you are no more than a claim number but to us, it’s personal. We’re here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. We communicate often and call you back the same day or lunch is on us. We believe an informed client is a happy client. You are the reason we fight!

  • Over $1 Billion Recovered!

    For over 30 years, we’ve fought fiercely and tirelessly against Big Insurance and won countless victories for our clients. You were already hurt physically when you came to us, but we make sure you aren’t hurt financially when you leave. Our goal is to give you a better tomorrow.

  • Experience On Your Side!

    No obstacle is too big. Our seasoned attorneys were handpicked and know how to hold the insurance companies accountable. We have experience in and out of the courtroom. Our attention to detail and in-depth investigation helps identify key evidence we use to prepare your case. Our attorneys have the knowledge, the dedication, and the passion it takes to win. They love what they do.

  • We Have a Large War Chest!

    When we go to trial, we are battle ready, but taking a case to trial takes more than confidence, experience, and commitment. It takes cutting edge technology and a War Chest to support the costs of zealous representation. Many firms aren’t willing or don’t have the resources and financial stability to front your costs and maximize your case. We’ll spend whatever it takes to get you every penny you deserve!

  • Making the Law Make Sense!

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our mission is to make the law make sense. You’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault. Life is suddenly overwhelming and confusing, and you don’t know where to turn. You need help, but it matters who you get. Let us come to your rescue. We’ll do the work, so you don’t have to. You can focus on you!

You Pay Us Nothing Until
We Win Your Case

Call (203) 876-2711 or Contact Us For a No-Obligation Case Evaluation. Our attorneys are standing by to evaluate your case, answer any questions, or discuss your next steps. Getting the compensation you deserve starts here!



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