If you or a loved one have been injured in a truck accident in Birmingham, Alabama, you may be able to receive compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, or other damages. A Collins Law truck accident attorney may be able to help you file a lawsuit against the at-fault party.
Our law firm offers legal services for victims who have suffered financially due to truck accident injuries. To schedule a free case review and learn more about your legal options, contact our law office today at (205) 881-0403.
How Can a Truck Accident Attorney Help You with Your Case?
If you pursue a lawsuit against another party in a truck accident, you may have difficulty navigating the complicated legal process on your own. In addition, you may not get a fair settlement from the insurance company. As a result, you will settle for much less than you deserve.
When you hire a truck accident attorney, you get the benefit of a legal team that can work on your case while you recover from your injuries. A lawyer can develop a legal strategy that solidifies your claim and establishes your case value.
A Collins Law attorney may be able to help you more specifically in the following ways:
- Obtain evidence of liability and the value of your case
- Manage your case and submit all documents as needed
- Fight to get a fair settlement on your behalf
- File a lawsuit if you have to take your case to court
You don’t have to take on the corporate insurance companies on your own. Collins Law is prepared to help you with your case every step of the way.
Determining Liability in a Truck Accident Case
Truck accidents often occur because the other party either negligent or acted carelessly. There are several reasons why truck accidents happen such as:
The Other Driver Injured You
A truck driver was driving distracted or while intoxicated. Also, the driver may not have been properly trained and was unqualified to operate the truck. As a result, the operator injured you in the accident.
The Trucking Company Was Negligent
Trucking companies are responsible for hiring the right drivers and keeping the trucks in proper operating condition. However, the trucking company may have failed to properly train the driver or maintain the equipment.
The Truck Manufacturer Used a Defective Part
Truck accidents often occur because of a defective auto part design. The smallest defect can cause a serious injury or fatal accident. You may be the victim of a product defect.
Regardless of who is at fault, A Collins Law truck accident attorney can work with you to establish liability. To get started with your case, call us at (205) 881-0403 for a free case evaluation.
Damages You Can Claim in a Truck Accident in Alabama
It is impossible to determine the exact amount of your case value. There are numerous factors that we consider such as how the accident happened, which party is at fault, and the total amount of your economic and noneconomic losses.
Collins Law can investigate the facts of the case, review your damages, and submit a claim for fair compensation from the insurance company. Some of the damages you may be able to claim include:
- Medical expenses, disfigurement, or disability
- Lost pay due to being out of work
- Inability to draw income in the future due to your injuries
- Loss of consortium
- Pain & Suffering
- Emotional or mental distress
A lawyer can go over your options with you to determine how you may best proceed to recover your financial loss.
Get the Compensation You Deserve for Your Injuries
If you or a loved one suffered injuries in an auto accident, Collins Law can help you file a claim and work toward getting you a settlement. Get a free, no-obligation consultation from a truck accident attorney in Birmingham, Alabama by calling (205) 881-0403.