A truck accident is often more alarming than a regular car collision, solely due to the size and power that a truck possesses. In an accident involving a truck and a car, the car driver and passengers would, in all likelihood, suffer more injuries and property damage than the truck driver, who often gets away with only a few scratches. If you are involved in an accident with a truck, you may need extensive medical care that could cost a lot. This is why it is important to seek compensation for your injuries and damages. The operation of trucks are highly regulated, and any violation by the driver or the trucking company could put them at fault for an accident.