A crash between a truck and car is often devastating. Successful settlement usually requires legal representation.
If you are involved in a truck accident and injured, it’s a good idea to find an attorney and personal injury law firm to work with soon after the accident, and before any insurance settlement is signed.
You may be approached by the insurance company representing the truck company or truck driver that ran into you or forced you off the road. They’ll have a settlement offer in hand, and will tell you at length how generous and fair it is. You can be sure that the first offer is the lowest offer. Sometimes settlement discussions between parties can take place multiple times, as different payment scenarios are proposed, evaluated, and refined.
You’ll need a truck accident attorney with you at any meeting with an insurance company, advocating for you, and providing legal advice.
Call Cochran, Kroll & Associates P.C. any time (24 hours) and let us know about your situation. An attorney will be happy to meet with you at your convenience, without charge or obligation, and if we decide to work together, it will be a contingency agreement. This means you don’t pay us until you receive your settlement.
Proving fault in a crash between a passenger car and truck is more complicated than you think, and actual liability could rest with several entities.
The trucking company may be liable when the driver is negligent, but if the truck was overloaded, it’s more likely the distributor that loaded the truck is liable. If there are mechanical issues, it could be the leasing company responsible for vehicle maintenance who can be held liable.
When you work with Cochran, Kroll & Associates you can be confident you’re not missing anything or skipping any steps when making your claim. If there is a possibility of your case going to court, it is best to find an attorney and law firm serving Canton — a firm that’s familiar with the local court system and the judges who will eventually be hearing your case.
Our clients often tell us that they wished they’d called us sooner. Be that as it may, there are several good reasons to get an attorney involved in your case as soon as you can after the crash. Even if you believe your insurance claim will be simple and straightforward, consulting with an attorney about your accident case will help ensure that it stays that way.
Don’t worry about the cost. Setting up a free initial consultation is the first step. If we decide to work together, it will be a contingency fee agreement, which means we only get paid when you receive your settlement.
Call toll-free 866-466-9912 or use our convenient online contact form.
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