Three Reasons You Need A Lawyer Following A Serious Truck Accident Injury

People occasionally remark they feel like they’ve been struck by a truck usually when they’ve been caught off guard by any terrible news or when they’re unattentive. They don’t mention if they were hit by a car because car accidents happen all the time; practically everyone with a driver’s license has been rear-ended or involved in a fender bender at some point.

You May Not Get Enough Compensation From Your Insurance Company:

In personal injury law, “do not sign” is nearly a cliché. They decide whose mistake it is and how much the other car owner should be compensated. Once they analyze the whole situation, they write you a letter offering you the right amount of compensation. You give up your right to sue over the accident if you sign the offer letter. Even if the money offered by the insurance company looks substantial, you should still talk with a truck accident attorney before signing anything. 

It Might Be More Than Just The Truck Driver’s Fault:

You have the right to get compensation from any party whose negligence caused the accident in which you were harmed. It would be best to establish that this party owed others a duty of care not to endanger them and that they failed to fulfill that responsibility by creating unsafe conditions.

Although the transportation firm is the most apparent defendant, it is far from the only one. If one or more parts in the vehicle malfunctioned due to a manufacturing defect, the truck manufacturer might be held accountable, known as product liability. The trucking company’s fault is if it malfunctioned due to inadequate maintenance. It is its job to examine and maintain their trucks. The loading business could be held accountable if the truck was overloaded or loaded unevenly. 

A Truck Accident Attorney Can Help You In Recovering Non-Economic Damages:

There’s a chance the insurance company will provide you with a large enough payout to cover all of your accident-related medical expenses. Do not sign even if they do. Even if your medical bills are in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, your damages in connection with the accident are far more. If you are still unable to work by the time your case is resolved or goes to trial, you may be entitled to compensation for future lost wages.

You should not have to face the financial, physical, or emotional weight on your own if you were injured in a truck accident. While you and your family recover and mend, a truck accident law firm like Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP can investigate your case, develop a compelling claim, and negotiate with the insurance company for a fair payout.