If you or a loved one is involved in a semi-truck collision, don’t assume that the trucking company will be held responsible. The truth is that several parties can be held accountable for the collision. In the event of an accident with a commercial truck, an experienced litigator can help you navigate your next steps.
Learn who can be held liable for a semi-truck accident below.
After a semi-truck collision, you may be unsure what to do. Here’s what you should do:
Multiple parties can be deemed responsible for commercial truck negligence. A full investigation will analyze evidence to determine what happened and why.
Commercial accident claims aren’t as simple as they seem. Insurance companies will do everything in their power to avoid taking responsibility for the negligence of their client. Therefore, a lawyer is tasked with the duty of proving the following:
Finding fault in a commercial truck accident is all about gathering enough evidence to validate your claim. This is why acquiring documentation should start as soon as possible. A skilled attorney will gather the following:
All liable parties should be held responsible. Their collective negligence contributed to your injuries, discomfort, and property damage.
When you have multiple at-fault parties, you’ll have to reach a settlement agreement with all of them. The court will require proof that each party:
In need of a personal injury lawyer? The Shapiro Law Team can help. We’ll build a compelling case, negotiate on your behalf, and obtain a settlement so you and your family can move past this unfortunate incident. If you’re seeking professional counsel, request a free consultation or stop by our Scottsdale office today.