Truck accidents are not the same as car accidents. For one thing, these crashes are often much more serious than accidents involving two or more passenger vehicles. Another difference is that pursuing compensation after a truck accident is much more complicated.
This is why having an attorney can be a huge advantage. There are several reasons why hiring an attorney can benefit you after being injured in a truck accident, which are discussed below.
If you were injured in a truck accident, the licensed Silver Spring truck accident lawyers from Goldberg Finnegan can help. Schedule your free legal consultation right now.
Determining liability in truck accidents is more challenging than it is in auto accidents. Truck accidents often involve multiple parties, including the truck driver, trucking company, truck contractor, truck manufacturer and the insurance company.
Our experienced attorneys can work diligently to determine the cause of the accident and to identify the parties who are legally responsible for your damages. We can work to hold all responsible parties accountable.
Uncovering Important Evidence
Truck accident attorneys are intimately familiar with discovery rules and can use them to preserve evidence and to uncover it. We can conduct a thorough investigation into the causes of your accident and request reports, documents and other evidence that can help explain how the accident occurred and why another party is responsible.
Selecting the Best Legal Strategy
Our seasoned truck accident lawyers are experienced in truck accident cases and can examine your case to determine the best legal strategy. We can explore all available options and recommend the approach that is most likely to yield the best results for your case, whether that means filing an insurance claim, proceeding to trial, negotiating a favorable settlement or arbitrating the case.
Handling Communications with the Insurance Companies
Insurance adjusters and other representatives use a variety of techniques to try to minimize the payout on insurance claims or deny them altogether. They may try tactics like getting a recorded statement from you to ultimately use against you or denying your claim because of a slight delay on your part.
An experienced attorney can examine the circumstances of your case to determine an approximate value of your claim. He or she can submit a detailed demand letter to the insurance company that accounts for these damages.
The experienced truck accident attorneys from Goldberg Finnegan know how to negotiate with insurance companies. We can tackle this obstacle so that you can focus on your recovery.
Applying Knowledge of Laws and Regulations
Truck accident attorneys work on these types of cases every day. They are aware of the various state and federal rules and regulations that impact the trucking industry. They use this knowledge of the laws to establish a claim about why a particular party was negligent and legally responsible for the damages you sustained.
Providing Competent Legal Guidance
A truck accident lawyer can provide you with effective legal guidance at all stages of your claim. Truck accident cases often involve extra layers of complexity, and an attorney experienced in these types of cases can explain these to you as your case advances. He or she can ensure that your rights are protected, and all legal procedures are properly followed so that the claim is not jeopardized.
Get Help from an Experienced Lawyer
If you were injured in a truck accident, it is important that you get help understanding your rights as a victim. The stakes are high in truck accident cases, especially when you have suffered a catastrophic injury. A trusted truck accident lawyer can help you with all legal aspects of your claim so that you can focus on your recovery.
You may not know the full extent of your damages and how your future will be impacted by your accident. Our attorneys are trained in truck accident cases and can estimate a value of your claim based on your particular circumstances. We will then seek full compensation for the damages that you have sustained.
Call us today at (888) 213-8140 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your rights and options.