An unfortunate accident recently occurred in Agawam, MA, a city located just under 10 minutes away from Springfield, that left a 30-year-old motorcyclist dead. MassLive says the collision occurred on Route 57 near Suffield Street at around 12:15 a.m., and also involved a tractor-trailer. After officers got to the scene, they found the motorcyclist had suffered serious injuries and attempted to render aid until emergency responders had arrived.
The biker was later transported to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield and that is where he succumbed to his injuries. The Agawam Police Department, the state police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, and state police detectives with the Hampden District Attorney’s Office are all investigating the incident.
Were you or a loved one injured in a truck accident in Springfield, MA?
If you were involved in an accident with a large truck such as semi or tractor-trailer, it would be in your best interest to consult with a Springfield, MA truck accident lawyer to find out more about your legal rights. For example, if you are no longer able to work as a result of the injuries you suffered, you may be wondering whether you are entitled to recover compensation to make up for your lost income. In many cases, a victim is more likely to recover this compensation when they have a reputable truck accident lawyer in Springfield, MA representing them who can help them prove the truck driver was engaging in negligent behavior at the time of the incident.
If you are looking to recover compensation to make up for your lost wages, medical expenses, and more, contact Tyler S. Kimball Law to have a Springfield, MA truck accident lawyer assess your case.
What is the time limit to file a personal injury lawsuit in Massachusetts?
If you believe someone else’s careless behavior caused the accident you were involved in, you may have the grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit against them. A personal injury lawsuit can help you recognize the liable party for their reckless behavior as well as recover compensation for your injuries/losses. In the state of Massachusetts, personal injury lawsuits must be filed within three years from the date the accident occurred or the injuries became known [Source: Ch. 260 §2A]. If a lawsuit is filed after those three years have passed, there is a good chance it will be thrown out.
If you would like to learn more about how you can recover compensation for the impact the truck collision has had on you and your loved ones, contact Tyler S. Kimball Law to schedule a time to speak with a skilled truck accident attorney in Springfield, MA.
Tyler S. Kimball Law can be reached at:
101 State Street, Suite 708
Springfield, MA 01103