We know how serious injuries can be after a truck crash. If you’ve been in a truck crash, you’ll need to take a number of measures to get your life back on track. You may be able to get compensation for both your financial damages and your emotional distress.
Reaves Law Firm, PLLC’s experienced truck accident attorneys will review your case for free and show you the best options for getting the money you deserve. Our Whitehaven truck accident attorneys will fight for truck accident accident victims and will be your advocate in seeking maximum compensation after a serious truck accident.
If you’ve been a truck accident victim call our lawyers at Reaves Law Firm, PLLC today! Call us at (901) 403-7570 or send us a message for a free legal consultation.
How Do Truck Accidents Differ From Regular Vehicle Accidents?
Truck are quite bigger in size than a regular car, which means accidents could be much worse. A truck accident can leave victims in a more critical injured state because of the size of a truck.
Figuring out the cause of a truck accident can be more challenging than a regular vehicle accident. There are additional factors that can contribute to truck accidents, such as a greater risk of blind spots, slow stopping speeds, and complex mechanics. Which can make it challenging to pinpoint the exact cause of the truck accident versus a regular car accident.
Finding out the responsible party for the victims injury in a truck accident can be difficult. The driver, those in charge of loading freight, and those in charge of truck maintenance are all involved in the operation of a truck. As a result, determining who is to blame for the accident could fall on any of these parties, and deciding who is to blame can be difficult. It is absolutely crucial that you solve this problem in order to be eligible for any payout. Count on our experienced legal team to guide you through the process of determining who is to blame for the truck accident.
Truck drivers and their employers have higher standards and burdens when it comes to operating a truck. Before being permitted to drive a large truck, truck drivers must undergo rigorous training. They must also maintain high expectations in their day-to-day operations. When drivers and employers fail to meet these standards, it can be strong evidence of their liability in the accident, making you more likely to receive a settlement.
Having evidence after or even during a truck accident can be crucial when it comes to truck accident claims. The following good ways to gather evidence after a truck accident:
There may even be records that you’re not aware of that can help your claim. For example any records showing poor maintenance of the truck, failure to respond to DOT warnings, or employee records showing the driver may have worked for too many hours without rest. Having any of this documentation could actually help your claim making you eligible for compensation.
After being in a truck accident you can be eligible for compensation from any financial or losses you may have incurred as a result. Such as:
If you’ve been a truck accident victim, we’re here for you. We want you to contact our team of lawyers at Reaves Law Firm, PLLC today. Our lawyers have the knowledge and the resources to fight for the rights of truck accident victims. Call us at (901) 403-7570 to set up a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.