The sheer force of impact when a commercial truck crashes into you is enough to put your life on the line, and the aftermath can put your financial stability on the line, too. Fight back with the help of a Murray truck crash lawyer.

Driving alongside 18-wheelers and semi-trucks is scary enough, but when you’re involved in an accident with one, it’s an entirely different story. You’re likely left with severe injuries and damage to your vehicle.

Often, accidents involving large trucks occur because of the negligent or careless actions of another person. If that’s the case in your truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages.

But the process of filing a personal injury claim is difficult, especially when you’re already dealing with injuries. You may need legal help getting the compensation you deserve.

To get the help you need, contact a Murray truck accident lawyer at Craig Swapp & Associates.

Proving Truck Accident Negligence

Proving that someone’s negligence caused your injuries is critically important to the success of your claim for compensation, but doing so is particularly difficult in cases involving truck accidents. That’s because multiple people within the large commercial trucking industry can be at fault.

Any of the following parties could have played a role in your semi-truck accident:

  • Employees of the trucking company
  • Management
  • Owners of the company or truck
  • Manufacturers of any defective parts
  • Truck maintenance technicians
  • Government agencies responsible for maintaining safe roads

When you’ve been hurt in an 18-wheeler crash, the last thing you’ll want to do is conduct an in-depth investigation into your accident to identify everyone who should be named in your claim. Luckily, your Murray truck crash lawyer is more than willing to do that for you.

Battling Insurance Companies

In many cases, trucking companies will rely on their insurance companies to cover your damages after you’ve been injured.

The insurance company may offer you a settlement, but it’s wise not to take it until you’ve spoken with a lawyer. The initial offer might cover some of your medical costs and property damage, but it likely won’t cover all of your damages. Without a lawyer’s help, your settlement could leave you undercompensated.

Our attorneys will negotiate on your behalf for maximum compensation, which may include coverage for the following damages:

  • Current and future medical bills
  • Rehabilitation costs or physical therapy
  • Costs tied to renovating your home or vehicle to accommodate your injuries
  • Compensation to family members for their time and effort spent taking care of you, should your injuries require that
  • Property damage, including your vehicle and other property damaged in the accident

Your Murray truck accident attorney will also fight for compensation for damages not directly associated with money. These are called non-economic damages. They include hardships like pain and suffering, loss of consortium, emotional trauma, and many others.

Connect with a Murray Semi-Truck Accident Attorney

Our goal is to make your life easier and get you the compensation you need to recover after your 18-wheeler accident. We’ll help you identify who was at fault, place an appropriate value on your claim, and fight for the compensation you’re owed.

To get started, contact a Murray truck accident lawyer at Craig Swapp & Associates by giving us a call at 1-800-404-9000 or filling out the online contact form at the bottom of this page.

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