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Have you been injured in an accident involving a commercial truck? Unfortunately, accidents with large trucks, like 18-wheelers or other large freight carriers, can result in catastrophic injuries. While truck drivers are typically pretty careful drivers, large truck crashes still occur, and they account for thousands of fatalities and other injuries every year. Because of their size, and often because of the material they carry, commercial trucks crashes can be much more dangerous than regular car accidents. Just imagining an accident with a large truck conjures up the idea of pretty serious injuries – think of the size and cargo carried by a large truck, when things go wrong those crashes often result in serious burns, broken bones, permanent damage, and even commonly fatality. If you or your loved one has been involved in an accident with a commercial truck, contact an attorney in your area to determine if financial compensation is available for the injuries and pain and suffering involved.