One of the worst things that could happen to any driver is getting involved in a truck accident. Due to their sheer size, they present a constant danger for every car driver and everyone else on the road. If the truck loses control, many lives will be in danger.
Semi-commercial and other trucks are a vital part of the American economy. They transport millions of dollars worth of cargo every day and can be seen and found on every road. It is important to know how to share the roads with these giants, and how to avoid getting involved in a truck accident.
Unfortunately, not everyone is lucky enough to stay away from these accidents. If you or someone you love was involved in a truck accident, you should speak with our Pittsburgh truck accident attorneys as quickly as possible. There are many ways in which our attorneys could help. Listed below are some of them.
Investigating The Accident
One of the major parts of every truck accident claims is getting enough evidence to support your claim. If you are filling against a trucker for being negligent or reckless, you must have supporting evidence.
This is where our attorneys come into play; they will examine police reports, medical records and every other document related to the accident. They will hire professionals to recreate the accident and try to determine who caused the accident and under what circumstances. Since most modern trucks have their own version of “the black box”, our attorneys can help retrieve and collect data from it. Once everything is carefully checked, there will be at least one strong evidence showing the party responsible for causing the accident.
Filing and Organizing Your Paperwork
Once enough evidence is found to support your case, our attorneys will then file a claim against the trucker or the truck company, whoever is responsible for the accident. As you will be busy recovering from your injuries, you will need someone to take care of all the documents and organize everything. Worry not, as our attorneys will file and send everything within the given time frame. All that you have to focus on is your recovery.
Negotiating the Settlement
Even if you are not physically present, our truck accident attorneys in Pittsburgh will protect your best interests. They will negotiate the settlement with the insurance company, and ensure that you are offered the right amount. You should receive compensation for:
- Property damage
- Your injuries
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Out-of-pocket and other expenses
If necessary, our seasoned and experienced attorneys will appeal your case (if the final verdict favors the trucker). Keep in mind that we will do everything in our legal power to secure you the compensation that you deserve. Be sure to give us a call today, do not worry about paying for our services. We are open for negotiations, and will definitely offer you a deal that you cannot refuse.