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Nerve Injuries from New Mexico Trucking Accidents

Albuquerque Trucking Accident Lawyers Explain Nerve Injuries From New Mexico Trucking Accidents

Commercial trucks are very powerful vehicles.  This is because of their large size and heavy weight.  This means that collisions with big rigs, 18 wheelers, tractor trailers, and other box trucks are very likely to cause serious personal injuries or the wrongful death.  Many times the truck driver causing the damage is not severely injured, but the victims injured in the crash are catastrophically injuries.  This includes pedestrians, passengers of smaller vehicles, and other truck drivers that are injured in collisions with negligent truck drivers.  One of the most common injuries which could have long-lasting and debilitating effects on a person is a nerve injury.  Our experienced Albuquerque trucking accident lawyers have handled nerve injuries before and know how devastating New Mexico trucking accidents are for victims who suffer nerve injuries.

Important Points About a Nerve Injury

Nerve injuries are unique types of injuries.  This is because nerves have many important functions.  They can help with sensation and feeling, allowing a person to have a sense of touch.  But nerves could also be motor nerves, which send signals for movement.  Damage to nerves could impair both sensation and motor function.  This means that an individual with nerve injuries could both have a lack of sensation and a lack of the ability to move an extremity.  Victims could have pins and needles or no sensation or feeling at all.

But nerve injuries could also have the opposite reaction.  If nerves are stretched, with minor tears, or develop a neuroma, nerves could cause intense and excruciating pain.  In fact, some nerve damage causes debilitating and extreme pain.  This pain is due to damage to the nerve, but also due to injuries nerve the nerve that causes pressure, irritation, and stretching of the nerve.  This means that nerve injuries could have a wide range of effects.

Types of Nerve Injuries from New Mexico Trucking Accidents

There are many different types of nerve injuries which could be caused by New Mexico trucking accidents.  Many of these nerve injuries are debilitating and catastrophic, usually not correctable through surgery.  Some of the most common types of nerve injuries include the following:

  • Brachial plexus nerve injuries to the shoulder and neck;
  • Facial nerve injuries;
  • Hip and leg nerve injuries;
  • Back nerve injuries causing sciatica and pain down the legs;
  • Tension headaches and migraines;
  • Neck injuries and neck pain; and 
  • Many other nerve injuries.

Victims of New Mexico Trucking Accidents With Extreme Injuries Should Call Our Law Firm

Given the wide-range of possibilities for nerve injuries, victims such as passengers in vehicles, truck drivers, pedestrians, or others injured due to a negligent driver should call our law firm for a FREE consultation.  If you or a loved one are seriously injured due to a negligent motorists or a truck driver causing nerve injuries, or if a loved one is wrongfully killed, ask our Albuquerque trucking accident lawyers to help you.  Call to schedule your FREE appointment with our lawyers at the Caruso Law Offices, P.C. by dialing (505) 883-5000.  

We handle causes throughout New Mexico, including Las Cruces, Santa Fe, Roswell, Cuervo, Rio Rancho, Clovis, Farmington, Hobbs, Albuquerque where our office is located, and anywhere else throughout New Mexico.  Please call to schedule for FREE appointment by dialing (505) 883-5000 or contact us through our website’s easy to use and convenient contact box available here.

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