Truck Accident Lawyers

Trucks can be more than dangerous on the road, they can be fatal. Trucks, semi-truck, 18 wheelers, trash trucks, oil tankers, are all different types of trucks that deliver goods across country. In the Bay Area, there are thousands of trucks that are on the roads every day. Getting in an accident with a truck of any size, usually is not a positive outcome for the other parties involved. The chances of surviving an accident that involved a big truck is very slim. However, our truck accident attorneys have successfully represented truck accident victims and their families against big insurance companies. If you or a loved one has recently been in a truck accident in Oakland, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries.

Oakland Truck Accidents:

Accidents occur every single day in California, and can be traumatic, tragic and even devastating. The injuries caused by trucks are usually catastrophic. That is why our truck accident lawyers are here to help you get financially compensated for the injuries you’ve incurred. Truck drivers do everything in their power to avoid traffic and make shipment deadlines. Therefore, they drive through the night, or are chronically fatigued and make negligent mistakes:

  • Speeding
  • Distracted driving
  • Fatigued driving
  • Mechanical failure/Engine failure
  • Maintenance problems

What to do After a Truck Accident?

If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident, that was caused by a truck driver, it is crucial to get immediate medical treatment. Properly diagnosing your injuries will help speed the recovery process. Get the truck drivers contact information and if possible their insurance information. Retain a police report and get a property damage estimate of your vehicle. It is important to seek legal counsel before talking to insurance companies. There could be multiple parties to blame in truck accidents. It is likely that insurance companies, the driver, and the truck’s maintenance company to point blame at each other.

It is also common for insurance companies to offer a settlement before your injuries suffice. It is critical to discuss your potential case with an experienced truck accident attorney prior to accepting the settlement. It is likely the insurance adjuster will diminish the value of your claim to get it off their plate. Your injuries and your recovery is important to every personal injury claim. Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. was built on the principle that everyone deserves the same quality of legal representation as big insurance companies. We are here to fight for your rights and help you recover both financially, physically and mentally.

Hire a Truck Accident Attorney:

Harris Personal Injury Lawyers will take over the communication with insurance adjusters to relieve excess stress. It is likely that insurance companies will deny your claim, and or deny some of your medical bills. The lawyers at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers will help fight for you to ensure you are compensated fairly. Also, if you cannot afford medical treatment, we can help facilitate treatment with doctors or medical professionals who work on a lien basis. Our law firm is confident enough to take on your case, if viable, and recover maximum compensation. We have no upfront fees or hidden fees for that matter. We work solely on contingency fee agreement, meaning we do not get paid unless you do. If we do not recover from your accident, we do not get paid. Call one of our Oakland personal injury lawyers today. We will fight for you!

Oakland

409 13th Street, 17th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Ph: 510.646.9616
Fax: 510.646.1342
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