Tractor Trailer Wreck Injuries?
OUR INJURY ATTORNEYS HAVE STATE AND FEDERAL LITIGATION EXPERIENCE
Trucking companies will often attempt to get off the hook for the damages they cause, but our truck accident lawyers can level the playing field for residents of South Carolina and portions of North Carolina. Help ensure that your rights are upheld by speaking with our firm today.
Each year, many thousands of people suffer injuries or wrongful death in collisions involving semi trucks and commercial vehicles. These wrecks are extremely hazardous and require the immediate assistance of a qualified truck accident lawyer. Getting support from our injury lawyers after a truck wreck may mean the difference between receiving compensation* for your injuries or allowing the truck company to escape liability. Since timing is crucial, we are available 24/7 to answer your questions and meet with you at your convenience.
Why Do I Need an Attorney After a Truck Crash?
After a truck collision, you need to get representation as soon as possible. An immediate investigation after a wreck with a tractor trailer is the most crucial aspect of the claim process. Insurance providers that represent truck companies often send investigators and their own attorneys to the scene as quickly as possible. The investigators attempt to prove that the truck company is not responsible for any injuries or deaths that occurred. The attorneys will try to claim that the investigation is privileged and not discoverable due to work product doctrine. Acquiring representation from an experienced attorney is imperative – not only will our own investigators inspect the scene of the accident, but we can counter the actions of the tractor trailer driver’s insurance company.
Truck crash cases are frequently more complicated than other auto wrecks. These cases often involve the use of numerous expert witnesses, drivers from out of state and complex discovery.
In some situations, truck accident lawsuits involve out-of-state parties that require removing the case to federal court. When this occurs, you need an attorney with experience in federal litigation. Our lawyers have experience in federal litigation.
What Can I Do If I Was in a Tractor Trailer Wreck?
You can help yourself after a truck crash by performing these steps:
- Check to see if you or anyone else sustained injuries. Call 911 to get the police and an ambulance to the scene at once.
- Do not talk to the truck driver or insurance company attorneys or investigators any more than necessary. Never admit fault or apologize – the truck company will seek to use this as evidence against you.
- Call Stewart Law Offices, LLC as soon as possible to receive important attorney advice. The quicker you speak with us, the more likely it is that we can recover driving logs and records from the trucking operation. Evidence like this tends to disappear the longer victims wait to take action, which can hurt your legal case.
Find a Truck Accident Attorney Near You
If you were involved in an accident with an 18 wheeler or other commercial truck, you need to talk to an injury attorney as soon as possible. We help residents in both South Carolina and parts of North Carolina, including Rock Hill, Columbia, Charlotte and Beaufort. Stewart Law Offices, LLC has handled tractor trailer accidents and successfully* pursued high-value settlements and jury trials. Call us or fill out our contact form online for a free consultation with an attorney.