The truck accident attorney at Shmucher Law, PL will be able to assist you with your potential personal injury claim. If you have been injured in a truck accident you should refrain from speaking to the trucking company, their adjuster, or their insurance company. The trucking company is going to attempt to mitigate their damages by getting you to sign or stay things on the record that may have a detrimental impact on your Miami truck accident case.
Hiring an attorney after a Miami or Fort Lauderdale truck accident
Please remember that at truck, 18 wheeler or semi-truck accident is much more complex than a motor vehicle accident. In trucking accidents you may need to contact the truck owner, the company using the truck, the people that loaded the truck, the people that unloaded the truck and the people that performed truck maintenance. It is in your best interest to hire a truck accident attorney.
Truck accident paperwork
There are numerous documents that the injured individual must fill out after being involved in a truck accident. Ideally by hiring a truck accident attorney you will not be filling out the paperwork alone, but rather with the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney.
Truck companies negligence in an truck accident
There are many reasons that the truck company may be negligent in causing the truck accident in Miami or Fort Lauderdale Florida. For example if they hired a driver with a bad driving record, or if the driver was driving more than the allowed hours, or not taking the necessary breaks.
Truck company insurance offers
The insurance provider of the trucking company want to resolve any accident case as fast as possible. They will likely make almost immediate settlement offers to the injured victims and these offers tend to be extremely low. You should hire a truck accident attorney to review your potential claim and then determine what your case may be worth prior to settling with a trucking insurance provider.
Fees in trucking accident cases
Trucking accident cases, like all personal injury cases are handled on a contingency basis which means that you don’t pay any fees or costs unless you win your case.
If you or anyone you know have been involved in a truck accident in South Florida including Miami or Fort Lauderdale, then please contact the truck accident attorney at Shmucher Law, PL by calling 305.741.5553 or 954.309.5559.