If you’ve been injured in a collision involving a semi or other large truck, the experienced Gainesville truck accident lawyers at Harrell & Harrell, P.A., are ready to help you. We offer free, no-obligation consultations to review the details of your case.
An accident involving garbage trucks, dump trucks, tractor-trailers, buses or other large, heavy commercial vehicles can result in serious injuries for the occupants of passenger vehicles. In a crash between a truck that weighs tens of thousands of pounds and a car weighing 3,000 pounds, the car is likely to have extensive damage or even be destroyed. Even though federal regulators continue to update safety measures, the causes of truck accidents persist. These include:
Accident cases involving commercial carriers can be much more complex than other types of vehicular accidents. There may be multiple parties that are liable, which can include the company that owns the truck, another company that owns and/or loaded the freight, the truck driver, the company that trained, vetted, and/or hired the driver, and others. Motor carriers and the trucking industry are also strictly regulated by the federal government, so there is a different set of legal matters involved as well.
Navigating these complexities requires a skilled truck accident lawyer who has experience in negotiating with the insurance carriers of the various entities involved and who is well versed in the local, state, and federal regulations that govern the trucking industry. At Harrell & Harrell, P.A., we can counsel you at any stage of the insurance settlement process, including:
In addition to your free initial consultation to determine if you have a case, the Gainesville truck accident attorneys at Harrell & Harrell, P.A., will work with you on a contingency basis. That means you pay nothing to us up front to take your case; we only take our fees when we reach a successful settlement on your behalf.
When you’ve been injured in a truck accident, the stakes can be high when pursuing fair compensation. Not only must you be able to pay your immediate medical bills and other costs associated with the effects of your injuries—you may also be facing future medical costs, long-term care costs, and even pain and suffering that affects your mental and emotional well-being. The accident attorneys and other professionals at Harrell & Harrell, P.A., are experts in determining the true financial impacts of our clients’ injuries and aggressively working to recover the amount you deserve.
It’s important to act quickly after a truck accident to ensure that all available evidence is gathered and preserved, and that your rights are fully protected. Don’t hesitate to schedule your free, no-obligation case review. Contact us online or call us at 904-251-1111 or 800-251-1111 now.
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