Imagine you and a friend are driving along I-64, get through the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel (HRBT), and are headed towards the Hampton Coliseum when a big commercial truck suddenly hits you. You wind up suffering serious injuries. What do you? Clearly, the first step is to seek medical attention (probably at the Sentara Careplex Hospital). Next, you should seek the counsel of a Hampton truck accident injury lawyer.
"Why should I talk to a lawyer?" you might ask. Because we understand the tactics and tricks that the trucking company insurance adjusters use to reduce or deny your injury claim.
For example, some insurance adjusters argue that your injury did not result in any loss of work wages. This is despite the fact that you had to miss eight days of work to recuperate from the wreck.
Another tactic insurance companies use is to offer compensation just for your medical expenses. On the surface, it sounds like a good deal, but it is contingent on you signing a liability waiver form that prevents you from ever seeking compensation against the truck company for that accident (even if a chronic condition surfaces after your accident). Our Hampton personal injury law firm deals with insurance companies on a daily basis and we will make sure they do not take advantage of you or your loved ones.
Did you know that a truck wreck personal injury claim is a wholly separate claim from a property damage claim? Many people do not realize this fact and wind up sharing sensitive information to insurance adjusters who work for the same company, just a different department. Again, this is why it is so important to speak with a Hampton truck accident lawyer so you do not fall into these traps.
Our Hampton injury law firm possesses a track record of securing sizable settlements and jury verdicts in truck accident injury cases. See some examples below:
- $3.5 Million Settlement for Truck Accident Victim Awarded: $3.5 Million plus Mediation Cost
- Tractor-Trailer/Car Crash Wrongul Death - $2.4 Million Settlement
- MACK truck-trailer-wreck/leg fractures Awarded: $650,000.00
- Truck-Train crossing collision-back injuries: Awarded: $650,000.00
Give our Hampton truck accident injury law firm a call for a free, confidential consultation so we can talk about your legal options. Our number is 757-460-7776. You can also fill out the quick contact form on the right side of the screen.
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