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Skilled Support After A Trucking Accident

If you or a loved one has been involved in a trucking accident, you understand the devastating impact it can have on your life. At Albiston Brannon & Gilbert, PLLC, our attorneys are here to offer you the support, guidance and legal representation you need during this challenging time. Our experienced trucking accident lawyers in Norfolk and Virginia Beach are committed to fighting for your rights.

The Urgency Of Contacting A Truck Accident Attorney

Trucking accidents often result in severe injuries and significant property damage. The complex nature of these cases requires immediate action to preserve crucial evidence and protect your rights. As soon as possible after the accident, it is vital to consult with a skilled truck accident attorney who can guide you through the legal process and ensure your best interests are represented.

Working With Attorneys With Experience

Unlike typical car accidents, trucking accident cases involve various factors, including federal regulations, trucking industry standards and insurance complexities. Our knowledgeable personal injury attorneys work closely with a network of professionals, including accident reconstruction specialists, medical professionals and financial analysts, to build a strong case on your behalf. They help us gather critical evidence, assess the long-term implications of your current situation and determine the full extent of your damages.

Seeking Medical Care

Following a trucking accident, your health and well-being are of utmost importance. It is crucial to seek medical care promptly, even if your injuries appear minor at first. Our compassionate team can assist you in finding appropriate medical providers who specialize in treating truck accident injuries. Your health and recovery are our top priorities, and we will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the necessary medical attention and care.

Assessing The Long-Term Implications

Trucking accidents can have long-lasting physical, emotional and financial consequences. As experienced trucking accident attorneys, we understand the importance of assessing the long-term implications of your current situation. Our team will meticulously review your case, considering factors such as ongoing medical treatment, rehabilitation, lost wages and potential future damages. With this comprehensive approach, we will fight to secure compensation that reflects the full extent of your damages and losses.

Talk To Our Attorneys

At Albiston Brannon & Gilbert, PLLC, our team is committed to standing by your side, advocating for your rights and seeking justice for you. Contact us today at 757-346-1427 or fill out our online form to schedule a free consultation.

Truck Accident FAQs

1. What should I do immediately after my car is hit by a truck? After being involved in a truck accident, prioritize your safety and that of others. Move to a safe location if possible, and then call emergency services to report the accident.

2. Should I seek medical attention even if I don’t feel injured? Yes, it’s crucial to seek medical attention after a truck accident, even if you don’t initially feel injured. Some injuries, such as whiplash or internal injuries, may not manifest symptoms immediately but could be serious.

3. What information should I gather at the scene of the truck accident? Collect as much information as possible, including the truck driver’s name, contact information, insurance details, license plate number, and the trucking company’s information. Additionally, document the accident scene with photos or videos.

4. Is it necessary to contact the police after a truck accident? Yes, it’s essential to contact the police and file an accident report. The police report provides crucial documentation of the accident, which can be valuable for insurance claims and legal proceedings.

5. Should I speak with the truck driver’s insurance company without legal representation? It’s advisable to avoid speaking with the truck driver’s insurance company without legal representation. Insurance adjusters may attempt to minimize your claim or gather information to use against you. Instead, consult with a personal injury attorney to protect your rights.

6. How can a personal injury attorney help after a truck accident? A personal injury attorney can provide invaluable assistance by investigating the accident, gathering evidence, negotiating with insurance companies, and advocating for your rights to ensure you receive fair compensation for your injuries and damages.

7. What types of compensation can I pursue after a truck accident? After a truck accident, you may be entitled to various types of compensation, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, rehabilitation costs, and in some cases, punitive damages.

8. Is there a time limit for filing a lawsuit after a truck accident? Yes, there is a statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit after a truck accident, which varies by state. It’s essential to consult with a personal injury attorney promptly to ensure you meet all deadlines for filing your claim.

9. What if the truck driver was found to be at fault for the accident? If the truck driver is determined to be at fault for the accident, you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim against them and their employer, the trucking company. An attorney can help you navigate the legal process and seek compensation for your injuries and damages.

10. Can I still pursue compensation if I was partially at fault for the truck accident? Yes, you may still be able to pursue compensation even if you were partially at fault for the truck accident. Depending on the laws of the state where the accident occurred, you may be eligible for compensation based on comparative negligence principles. An experienced personal injury attorney can evaluate your case and determine the best course of action.