Truck Accident Tips

Were you or a loved one seriously injured in a crash involving a truck? Read these Truck Accident Tips and contact us today.

Relieving Your Stress After a Truck Accident

Truck Accident Tips

The biggest concerns you have about a truck accident is how you’re going to get compensated. Does the trucking company have insurance to cover this event? Who is driving the truck? Is the driver an independent contractor or is the driver working for a company? Hopefully, the driver is working for a big trucking company, so there will be plenty of insurance. You don’t want a driver of a truck who’s an independent contractor and doesn’t have any insurance. That’s one of the biggest things.

Emotional Distress from a Truck Accident

Everybody that calls for the first time, for whatever kind of accident that causes injury, people pretty much feel the same. However, truck accidents, can be more catastrophic because they are bigger vehicles. That’s a 30,000-pound vehicle crashing into you. Those accidents are more traumatic. Trucks can crush you if they come from behind you or T-bone you on the passenger side and/or the driver side.

Mistakes to Avoid After a Truck Accident

In a truck accident injury, you don’t give statements out without the advice of your lawyer. That’s one of the biggest things. Make sure you get a police report. That’s really important. People don’t think the police reports are important. However, a lot of police officers don’t take statements unless there are major injuries. You have to make sure that you get some kind of documentation that the other person is at fault.