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Do I really need a lawyer after a truck accident crash? How do I choose one?

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Yes, if you have been injured in a truck accident then you likely need an attorney to represent you. Your time to file a truck accident case is limited by law and your recovery is important to your future. Accordingly, you want to have every advantage when it comes to negotiating a truck accident settlement or having your case decided in court.

How a Lawyer Can Help

Your attorney can:

  • Complete a full investigation. This will help you get the evidence that you need to support your claim and identify the right defendants.
  • Negotiate with insurance companies. The insurance companies have skilled negotiators working to limit your recovery. You deserve to have a skilled negotiator working to get you a fair recovery.
  • Make sure that all deadlines are met. The statute of limitations creates a deadline by which a complaint must be filed in state court. If you miss this deadline, then your case may be dismissed and you will not recover damages. Once a case is filed, other deadlines also apply.
  • Advocate for your full recovery in court. An experienced truck accident lawyer can represent your interests in court and help you get the legal recovery you deserve if a settlement is unattainable.

You do not have to worry about the cost of hiring a lawyer. Our experienced truck accident attorneys work on a contingency fee basis. That means that we are paid a percentage of your ultimate recovery and not an hourly fee. If you don’t recover anything, then we don’t get paid.

How to Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer

Truck accidents are different from car accidents. You want a lawyer experienced with truck accident cases and one whom you trust to work hard on your behalf.

Before you hire any lawyer, it is important to schedule a free consultation with that lawyer. During this meeting, you can learn more about how a truck accident case works, your potential recovery, and how an attorney can help you get the recovery that you deserve. Contact us online or call us directly at 800.800.5678 to schedule your free consultation.

Jason F. Abraham
Managing Partner, Hupy and Abraham

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