Getting in an accident involving a truck can be traumatic. Suffering a personal injury, having a loved one injured, or your vehicle damaged can make the whole incident overwhelming and unbearable. Being involved in a truck accident can lead to months or even years of personal trauma and financial unrest due to injury, damage, and loss of work. The insurance companies are not going to look out for your best interest, so you need someone that will represent you and fight for you. The insurance companies will try to blame you and settle for as little as possible.
An accident injury attorney will fight for you to make sure you get the compensation you deserve to cover all of your expenses, loss of wages, and emotional trauma from the accident. Here are three of the ways an accident injury attorney can help you with your case.
They have the experience you need.
Lawyers have all different areas of specialties. You need to hire a lawyer with knowledge and experience in the field of personal injury and truck accidents, and one who works in the state your case will be in due to the differences in laws from one state to another. For example, the Gomez Firm has years of experience, dozens of large settlements under their belt, and are considered the go-to firm when you need a San Diego truck accident lawyer. They will walk you through the entire process, and they won’t stop fighting for you. They will meet with you following your accident and advise you on who you should and should not talk to as a means of protecting you because they know the insurance company will also be collecting information to use against you in a legal case.
They know the laws that will pertain to your case.
There are an enormous amount of laws and previous cases that can be applied to your case or situation. A personal injury lawyer will already be familiar with the laws that apply to your lawsuit. They know how cases like your frequently turn out, so they can give you honest and educated advice on whether or not you are being offered a reasonable settlement or if you are better off going to trial. They will look at the entire situation and provide honest feedback and the cause of the accident, as well as how the case would look in court. They have experience trying cases in your state utilizing the appropriate laws, and they understand the system. They will be able to walk you through the entire process of what will happen if you can settle out of court and what will happen if you need to go to trial.
They will do all the research and investigation needed to go to trial.
There is a tremendous amount of research and investigation that goes into every case. A personal injury attorney will have the staff and resources to conduct the appropriate investigation needed to support your case. They will need to collect police reports, witness statements, hospital records, and more. They will need to interview those involved, get photos of the scene and the vehicles, and investigate the cause of the accident. They will gather information about you and everyone else involved in the accident. They will work to put together a case so strong that the representatives for the other individual will want to settle to avoid going to trial. Large firms have their investigative staff, and they know what information they need to build your case. They are familiar with the various department involved and where to go for the information they need.