How a truck accident attorney can help you
While one injury is too many, truck accidents do happen. When they do, you need someone who understands insurance companies and the way they operate. They do not want to pay you a settlement and will send an army of lawyers to try to dismiss your case or lower your settlement. That’s why you need truck accident lawyers in your corner that have experience and success in battling insurance companies and obtaining the maximum compensation for clients like you.
We have obtained millions of dollars in settlements for semi truck accidents injuries ( as well as pick up trucks accidents, and trailer tractor accidents).
A truck accident lawyer with experience handling commercial truck accident cases knows how to protect your rights and fight for fair compensation for your losses. To seek justice, you need a legal representative who can:
- Identify liable parties, such as the driver, the trucking company, or the truck or parts manufacturer
- Negotiate effectively with multiple parties
- Plan and follow through with a strong legal strategy
At the truck accident law firm of Lawler Lawler Injury Law, we can analyze your case, gather the required evidence, and determine the most effective course of action. We can also ensure that comparative negligence laws are applied correctly to your case. You may be able to collect compensation, even if you are partly responsible for your accident.
How much is a truck accident claim worth?
There is a lot that goes into determining the worth of a commercial truck accident claim. A semi-truck accident attorney will use several factors to place a value on your case, including:
- Current and future accident-related medical expenses
- Lost income
- The permanence of your physical injuries
- Amount of property damage
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional and psychological damage
- Wrongful death
Your Lawler Lawler truck accident lawyer will use these details when determining the value of your case. Taking the first offer from an insurance adjuster will almost always result in you receiving far less compensation than you deserve.
Determining truck accident liability
Assigning responsibility for a truck crash is more complicated than determining blame in a car crash because there are usually multiple parties to blame for the truck collision. If you’ve been involved in a commercial truck crash, you could receive compensation from the following entities:
- The driver
- The trucking company
- The tire manufacturer
- The truck manufacturer
- The cargo company responsible for safely loading the truck
When proving liability, there are four common elements that must be established to prove legal liability, including:
- There was an expected duty that the driver and the truck would operate safely
- There was a breach of that duty by one or more parties
- The breach of duty directly or indirectly caused the accident
- The accident resulted in bodily injury and/or property damage
Since many factors can come together in a truck accident, hiring a truck accident attorney is critical. At Lawler Lawler Injury Law, we have access to investigative resources that can help us determine who is responsible for your crash. We also have the experience to help us tie the causes of your accident together.
Common injuries resulting from truck accidents
Passenger vehicles are much smaller and lighter than semi-trucks. When there is a collision involving the two, the car passengers often receive more severe injuries, including: