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Semi Truck Accident Lawyer: Do I Need a Specialist?

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Most attorneys are experienced in handling normal auto accident claims, but semi-truck accident claims are a distinct type of case. The investigation required in a big rig or semi truck accident is unique to these types of cases, not to mention the team of lawyers that will be representing the trucking company are very good at minimizing the cost for their client.

When to Talk to an Experienced Truck Accident Lawyer

If you’ve been involved in an accident with a semi truck, but the damage is minimal and their were no injuries, then you’ll likely be able to handle the claim yourself without much headache. However, if their were any injuries involved, or if your car was completely lost, then it’s a good idea to talk to a lawyer with experience dealing with trucking companies.

People are often amazed at how much can be recovered in a truck accident insurance claim. Truck drivers and trucking companies, due to the dangerous nature of their business, have to carry liability insurance in the millions of dollars. An experienced big rig accident lawyer will be able to determine just how much money can be obtained from     your accident claim.

Even more importantly, the truck company will be looking to pay you as little as possible. When they find out that you are being represented by a lawyer who knows how to handle trucking accident claims, and who will not be afraid to take your case to trial, then they are much more likely to offer a much larger settlement to avoid the cost of litigating the case in court.

Can You Afford a Lawyer?

Almost every truck accident lawyer will offer a free consultation to discuss your case, and give you legal advice regarding your options for getting a fair compensation for your claim. Additionally, most semi truck accident lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, meaning you will not have to pay them until they win your case. So it won’t cost you any money out of pocket to make sure you get all the money you deserve to cover all of you expenses and pain and suffering.

The content of this website is provided for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal advice. If you need help with a Truck Accident claim, consult an experienced trucking accident attorney from the law offices of Gordon Elias & Seely, L.L.P. by calling TOLL FREE: 800 - 773 - 6770 OR by filling out the Free Case Evaluation Form on this page.
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