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Obtain Justice from All Responsible Parties in a Truck Accident Case

Posted By Doan Law Firm || 25-Apr-2017

Obtain Justice from All Responsible Parties in a Truck Accident Case

Bring All Responsible Parties to Justice in After a Commercial Truck Accident

Protect Your Legal Rights with a Doan Law Firm Commercial Truck Accident Lawyer

Approximately 275,000 accidents occur each year across the United States involving commercial trucks, or big rigs, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. These accidents result in over 4,000 fatalities and nearly 90,000 injuries annually. Oftentimes, the injuries sustained by people involved in accidents with semi-trucks prove to be significant.

If you, or a loved one, have been involved in a commercial truck accident, you must understand your essential legal rights. One key right that you possess is to retain a commercial truck accident lawyer to represent you in an insurance claim or lawsuit arising from an accident. The Doan Law Firm commercial truck accident lawyer legal team stands ready at (800) 349-0000 to schedule an appointment to discuss your case.

One area in which your legal rights definitely are important is ensuring that all responsible parties are held accountable for your injuries. The fact is that in many commercial truck accidents, multiple parties are legally liable for causing the collision and the injuries you may have sustained as a result.

Identifying Parties Responsible for Your Injuries

A thorough investigation is required, following a commercial truck accident. Law enforcement officials, and perhaps other governmental representatives, embark on an investigation following an injury-causing, or fatal, commercial truck accident. However, you must keep in mind that the primary objective of these investigations is not to identify responsible parties for the purpose of an insurance claim or a lawsuit.

When you are injured following a commercial truck accident, you have the legal burden of identifying and pursuing any party you deem responsible for the accident and your injuries. You have a specific time frame in which you need to accomplish this task, in order to file an appropriate insurance claim or claims and to file a lawsuit if necessary.

The complexities associated with identifying parties responsible for a commercial truck accident underscores the need to retain capable, experienced legal counsel. A commercial truck accident lawyer from our firm understands the ins and outs of investigating an accident for the purposes of identifying all parties responsible for the accident and your injuries.

Potential Responsible Parties in a Commercial Truck Accident

The facts and circumstances surrounding your truck accident governs the parties ultimately considered responsible for causing or contributing to the collision. With that noted, there are certain types of parties that commonly end up being deemed responsible for a commercial truck accident, depending on the specific circumstances surrounding the collision. These include, but are not limited to:

  • rig driver
  • truck owner
  • truck lessor
  • truck maintenance provider
  • truck manufacturer

Retain a Skilled, Experienced Commercial Truck Accident Lawyer

Proactively retaining a commercial truck accident lawyer, like a member of the legal team at The Doan Law Firm, can make the difference between holding all parties responsible for your accident and you not obtaining complete justice and full compensation for your injuries, damages, and losses. The Doan Law Firm commercial truck accident hotline at (800) 349-0000 is staffed 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, including all major holidays.

Categories: Truck Accident

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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