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What Should I Do After an 18 Wheeler Accident?

Posted by Martin Rocha | Apr 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

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If you've been involved in an 18 wheeler accident, you may not know what to do. Most people don't, and that's okay. Sometimes it may be hard to determine just what should be done or what course of action should be taken. Accidents are traumatizing and if you got hurt but it wasn't your fault, you may want to consider hiring a personal injury lawyer to represent you. If you need any type of legal advice after this type of accident, our team at Lettunich Law Firm can assist you. We have been serving the El Paso area for a number of years and can help you determine what type of case you have and how to go about being compensated for your injuries and other things.

Who Was Liable in the Accident?

A huge question many people ask after 18 wheeler accidents is who is liable for the accident and what happened. Finding out which driver was responsible will be very important if you want to file a claim and have any kind of court case to be compensated.  An official police report can help determine what exactly went on. If it happened to be the truck driver's fault and you got hurt, the company he works for will be liable and responsible for your injuries and any other damages. State and federal regulations determine how long a truck driver can be on the road before they need to pull over and sleep. This can be important for you if that was the reason they crashed into you. There are many cases of driver's and their company being sued due to damages and deaths because of accidents on the road.

Learn Your Rights and Get Advice

A reliable personal injuries lawyer will be able to legally represent you if you've been involved in 18 wheeler accidents. They can help you know your rights and explain any legal vocabulary that you may not understand. A great lawyer will be able to help you build a case to get compensated if you've been hurt. Those hurt in accidents adopt financial burdens unwillingly. Loss of time at work and wages as well as medical bills can really put stress on a person. If you want advice on your case and how to proceed, an attorney can help with that.

Get the Best Legal Representation in El Paso

If you are in El Paso and have been involved in 18 wheeler accidents, our team at the Lettunich Law Firm can help you get what you are entitled to. We know the importance of having someone on your side that can represent you legally. Our team has your best interests in mind and we want to provide the best services to all of our clients. We have years of experience working with those who have been injured in accidents and we know exactly what to do to help you. If you would like more information on how we can assist you legally, please give us a call today.

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