Truck Driver Attempted to Avoid Car that Lost Control

Miley Legal Group

Our client, a truck driver, was hauling a load on Rt. 19 in Summersville when a car traveling in the opposite direction swerved to avoid a vehicle that pulled out in front of him.  The car that swerved lost control and collided with the truck driver, while the car that caused the accident left the scene.  The truck driver experienced cracked ribs, shoulder and hip injuries as well as scrapes and bruising.  The insurance company of the vehicle that struck our client denied liability due to the “phantom” driver.  After extensive research and work on the case, an insurance company settled the claim for $60,000.  In addition, after some negotiations with medical providers, our client saved an additional $4,100 on bills.