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Time for the Best Truck Accident Lawyer Orem Has?

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Time for the Best Truck Accident Lawyer Orem Has? 

A lot of truck accident victims have a hard time determining whether or not it’d be in their best interest to sit down with an Orem truck accident lawyer to discuss their case. While it’s impossible to determine whether or not you’ve got a good case without the help of a competent Orem truck accident lawyer, it’s never a bad idea to sit down with an attorney, especially if you’ve sustained serious injuries in a truck accident. Truck accident victims are often overwhelmed by the severity of the injuries they’ve suffered. Furthermore, it’s common for truck accident victims to accrue high medical expenses and experience life threatening injuries. Due to the severe injuries they sustain, victims often feel overwhelmed by the medical bills, lost income, and emotional distress that come with the truck crash. If you’ve suffered injuries in a truck accident, having a qualified truck accident attorney on your side can help handle your claim while you recover. 

What Do Truck Accident Lawyers Do? 

Truck accident lawyers work to negotiate fair compensation for those who have been injured in truck accidents. When a truck accident is caused by the negligence of another person, the injured party is often financially burdened by the cost of medical care and property damage. In many truck accident cases, the insurance companies aren’t willing to offer the injured party a fair settlement. In some truck accident cases, the insurance company will do whatever they can to deny coverage, or persuade the injured party to accept the lowest settlement possible. Unfortunately, this means that the injured party doesn’t have the compensation they need to cover the cost of their medical care and facilitate the recovery process. That’s where truck accident lawyers come in. 

Getting You the Maximum Compensation 

Truck accident attorneys often work to get you as much compensation as possible. When you hire a truck accident attorney, you’re hiring someone who can advocate for your best interests to the insurance company. Let’s face it, insurance companies are in business to make money. If the insurance company denies claims, or persuades plaintiffs to accept lower settlements, the insurance provider will make more money. It’s in the insurance company’s best interests to pay the injured party as little as possible. Truck accident attorneys negotiate fair settlements with the insurance companies. When the insurance provider and the truck accident attorney cannot come to an agreement, a truck accident lawsuit may be filed. If your truck accident case is going to be decided in court, it’s important to have an experienced truck accident lawyer on your side. 

How Do You Know If You Have a Truck Accident Case? 

It’ll take a truck accident lawyer to help determine whether or not you have a strong case. If you’ve sustained injuries in a truck crash, you can meet with one of our attorneys to help you understand your legal options and determine whether or not filing a claim would benefit you. Our lawyers offer a free consultation to help potential clients determine an experienced attorney can help them get compensation. If you have sustained injury in an Orem truck accident, and you’ve got questions about your claim, contact our law firm for a free case evaluation. 

What Should You Do After an Accident? 

There’s nothing scarier than being uncertain of what to do at an accident scene. Unfortunately, since it’s completely impossible to prevent all truck accidents, it’s important that everyone is prepared to handle a truck accident in the event that they’re involved in one. 

Check for Injuries 

If you’re in any type of accident, the first thing you should do is check for injuries. Make that nobody in your car is in need of immediate medical attention, and make sure everyone else involved is okay as well. It’s not uncommon for drivers to forget about the other vehicle involved in the collision. However, it may be a good idea to verify that the other parties are okay, and not in need of immediate medical care. You may need to call and report the accident on the emergency line. 

Take Pictures and Videos 

Having photographs and videos of truck accidents can also help attorneys and insurance companies determine which party is the liable party. Though there are many sources of relevant evidence, having pictures and video of the scene as well as the position of the vehicles can boost a case. It may also be a good idea to take pictures of any tire tracks or skid marks on the road. 

Be Specific about Injuries 

The insurance companies representing liable parties may be able to deny your claim if you go on record saying you’re not injured. It’s never a good idea to claim that you’re not injured, especially if you don’t know whether or not you’ve been injured. Though many catastrophic injuries are immediately obvious, many other injuries take days to present themselves. If you claim that you’re not injured, that may be used as evidence against you in court. Therefore, it’s always a good idea that to wait a few days before determining that you were not in fact injured. If you do sustain injury, it’s a good idea to document all your injuries and be specific. Your attorney may be able to use your documentation as evidence to get you the compensation you deserve. 

Trucking Companies Held Responsible 

While there are certainly cases where the truck driver is liable for the accident, there are many cases where the trucking company is the liable party. The problem is that many commercial truck companies have insurance policies that aren’t necessarily excited to pay those who were injured in an Orem truck accident. This is why it’s so important to have a competent attorney on your side when you’ve sustained injury in an accident. Deciding not to hire an attorney is one of the most common causes of low settlements. When you hire a lawyer, you’re not just making sure that the proper party is held liable, you’re also making sure that you get the compensation you deserve. 

Free Consultation 

At Moxie Law Group, we understand that it’s important that trucking companies follow safety protocols and take measures to ensure the safety of their truck drivers, along with the other drivers on the road. If you’ve sustained injury due to a negligent truck driver or trucking company, Moxie Law Group is here for you. We offer those who have sustained injuries due to negligent commercial truck drivers, or negligence within the trucking industry a free initial consultation to help them determine whether or not they’d like to file a personal injury claim. When you’ve sustained injury, contact Moxie Law Group today for a free initial consultation. 

 

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