Advice From A Truck Accident Lawyer

Advice From A Truck Accident Lawyer

While many truck accident lawyers are capable of handling car accident cases—some better than others—only a handful of personal injury attorneys have the knowledge and experience to represent those injured in a tractor trailer or truck accident.  Why is that? Because truck accidents, especially accidents involving semi-trucks and tractor-trailers, are very complex and require a truck accident lawyer with the experience, knowledge and resources to take on the big trucking companies.  You have questions and the truck accident attorneys at GKT can demand answers and find out what went wrong and why it happened.  If you have been injured, or a loved one has been injured or killed by a careless truck driver, contact us today at (304) 845-9750 for a FREE consultation.  You can count on GKT to fight for you and your family and to hold all responsible parties accountable for the accident.   

As with any type of accident, but more so with truck accidents, it is always important to move quickly to preserve evidence, determine the cause of the crash, and why it happened.  Accidents involving tractor trailers or semi-trucks differ from car accidents because there are a variety of laws and regulations truck drivers must follow that are not applicable to your everyday driver.  Knowing the ins and outs of those truck-specific laws and regulations is what separates the car accident lawyer from the experienced truck accident lawyer.  The truck accident attorneys at GKT can help you.  Time is critical in truck accident claims, contact us today so we can start working for you.

Don’t Delay – Preserving Evidence Is Key

Don’t delay – the trucking company is already working against you.  Immediately after a truck accident, you can be sure the trucking company is taking steps to defend themselves.  Oftentimes, trucking companies have lawyers and/or insurance adjusters on scene within hours after the truck crash.  At a time when you may be fighting for your life, or trying to understand what caused the accident that took the life of your loved one, the trucking company is working to defend your claim.  Unfortunately for you, trucking companies have the resources to act quickly, and this puts you and your family at a disadvantage.  You need a truck accident law firm who will fight back, and you need one fast.  You need GKT.  The truck accident attorneys at GKT have the experience and resources to move quickly to protect you and your family, and obtain the compensation you deserve.  Our consultation is free and there’s never a fee until we collect money for you. 

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As highlighted, preserving evidence is key to protecting your rights and holding the trucking company accountable.  Oftentimes tractor trailers, commercial trucks, and semi-trucks have headquarters out of state.  That means the trucking company will likely move the truck and other key evidence to another location closer to their home after the truck accident.  This can make it difficult to locate the truck and investigate the truck crash.  We know how to handle truck accidents, tractor trailer crashes, and semi-truck crashes.  Contact us today at (304) 845-9750 so we can begin preserving evidence for you.  Time is critical.

Truck Accidents Are More Complex

Accidents involving tractor trailer trucks are very different and more complex than accidents involving cars and other vehicles.  The trucking industry is regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), and there are many rules and regulations that trucking companies must follow.  These rules include a limit on the number of hours a driver can drive, mandated rest periods, regular drug and alcohol testing, and maintaining a log book of drivers’ hours of service.  Drivers must also have a special license and undergo specific training to drive certain trucks.  Commercial trucks are also required to have proper markings, be properly secured, and have insurance coverage to protect you and your family after a truck accident.  These and other regulations are in place in an effort to reduce the risk of tractor trailer accidents.  When a trucking company fails to abide by these rules, and puts profits ahead of safety, tragedy occurs.  In truck accident cases, you need an experienced truck accident lawyer who has the experience, knowledge, and training to find out what went wrong and to hold the responsible parties accountable.  You need GKT. 

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In addition to rules and regulations, trucking companies typically carry multiple insurance policies, and accidents involving trucks oftentimes include multiple defendants.  Investigating the truck crash, determining who is accountable for the truck accident, and determining the various insurance coverages available can be challenging.  You need a truck accident law firm with this type of experience and knowledge who will go after the trucking company.  The personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at GKT can obtain answers for you and demand accountability.   

Lastly, trucking companies have the financial resources to quickly get out in front of any accident and take advantage of victims and their families.  These large companies have access to an experienced team of attorneys and investigators who investigate trucking accidents and quickly negotiate minimal settlements every day.  They are not on your side.  That’s why it is important for you and/or your family to contact our office immediately – so our experienced truck accident attorneys can start to work for YOU and obtain the fair compensation YOU deserve.  Contact us today at (304) 845-9750 for a FREE consultation.

GKT Experienced Truck Accident Attorneys

Our truck accident lawyers understand that people injured in truck accidents are dealing with much more than physical injuries.  They’re dealing with a great deal of stress, anxiety, and uncertainty.  You can count on our truck accident attorneys to provide personal attention and help relieve some stress, anxiety, and uncertainty.  Our experienced truck accident lawyers will fight to protect your rights and obtain the compensation you deserve. 

If you’ve been injured in a truck accident, contact GKT today.  Our truck accident lawyers represent truck accident victims throughout West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.  Consultations are always free for personal injury, wrongful death claims, and truck accident claims, and we do not charge a fee unless we win your case.  Our truck accident lawyers are always available at any time by calling (304) 845-9750, by live chat 24/7 at GKT.com, or by completing our online form.

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