18-wheeler trucks deliver important cargo to many places throughout the nation every day, including Mableton. Even though accidents with 18-wheeler trucks and trucks, in general, are infrequent, that doesn’t mean they’re impossible. If you end up in an accident with an 18-wheeler, you could sustain severe injuries and damages that can leave you broken both physically and financially.
It doesn’t make sense to have to pay for what happened to you out of your own pocket, especially if the acts of a negligent party caused it. After seeking medical treatment, please contact Mableton truck accident lawyers today. We can help you get started filing your claim so you can receive the settlement you deserve. Call today for a free consultation.
18-Wheeler Accidents Can Leave You with Heavy Damages
Truck accidents are different from regular car accidents, especially when 18-wheelers are involved. The average 18-wheeler is several times larger and heavier than the average passenger vehicle on the road. The amount of power and devastation a crash with something that weighs that much and is that size is extremely dangerous.
Most people who survive truck accidents unscathed are often truck drivers. This is why there is a higher standard for the duty of care they need to exercise. All truckers need to be licensed and follow the regulations set before them by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) and the state they’re in.
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Our Lawyers Will Help You Recover Compensation
No matter how big or small your damages are after your 18-wheeler accident, our attorneys will factor all of them into your settlement so that nothing gets left out. We can pursue compensation for damages such as:
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Disability and disfigurement
- Assisted living services
- Medical equipment, prescriptions, physical therapy, etc.
- Medical treatment costs such as hospital stays, surgery, etc.
- Vehicle repairs or replacements
- Lost wages and reduced income
- Wrongful death
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of consortium
Our lawyers will carefully review and assess all of your damages during calculations. Rest assured, we will not leave a single thing out of your settlement.
We Will Help You Fight Back Against the Insurance Companies
You shouldn’t rely on the mercy of the defense or the insurance company for your damages. They seldom pay the total amount you deserve right off the bat. You will need to fight for the proper settlement amount you need to cover your damages.
Our lawyers will handle the insurance companies for you and fight hard for the best settlement possible. Insurance companies are businesses that will prioritize their interests first well above your own. They will often try to contact you to:
- Use anything you say to them against you in court or during negotiations.
- Get you to sign or agree to a settlement early.
- Convince you not to retain a lawyer after your accident.
They try to mask their tactics by sounding honest and sincere when in reality, they’re just trying to get you to give up on your case on their terms. Don’t let an insurance company take advantage of you in your vulnerable state after an accident. We will stop them from sweeping your settlement from under you.
Start Building a Strong Case Early
When you file a claim, you will eventually need to prove negligence and your damages in court. To do this requires strong evidence that supports your case and shows that the insurance company and the defense are both liable for the damages you’ve sustained. Building a strong case for your claim isn’t easy and requires a bit of time to get right.
Georgia’s statute of limitations only gives victims of 18-wheeler accidents two years to file their claim. Take advantage of the limited amount of time you have to build a strong case against the defense. The stronger case you have, the easier it will be to recover the maximum amount of compensation possible.
Get Your Free Consultation with Our 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyers Today
Our 18-wheeler accident attorneys can provide you with a free consultation on your case at no risk or obligation to you. All of the attorneys at John Foy & Associates never accept payment upfront. You only pay us once we win your compensation.
If we don’t win, you owe us nothing. Please give us a call today to get started.