Why You Need an Attorney for a Trucking Accident Claim

Filing a trucking accident claim is a different process from filing a simple car accident claim. Once you have been involved in a trucking accident, you’ll likely get a call from an insurance adjuster who will be looking at offering a settlement for your damages in the accident. However, it is important for you to not simply jump at the settlement that the insurer offers.

In a typical trucking accident claim, there may be several damages involved, and you may not be aware of all of them. For instance, you may not be aware of the long-term consequences of the injuries that you have suffered. A trucking accident lawyer in Denver, on the other hand, will be aware of all the expenses that a person with your injuries can expect to suffer in the long term. You must account for all of those injuries to avoid financial stress later.

Additionally, you may find yourself under pressure from the trucking company’s legal team, and the insurance adjuster as the days go by. There may be pressure on you to accept the settlement, and that pressure eases off when the insurer knows that a trucking accident lawyer in Denver is looking out for you.

Remember that the insurance company will try to settle your claim for a very low amount, because that’s what it is supposed to do. The insurance company is run as a business, and keeping losses low is company policy. A lawyer will ensure that your settlement covers all of your damages.

For help recovering damages after a truck accident, speak to a trucking accident lawyer in Denver.

By: Dallas Norton

Dallas Norton, the founding partner of Norton & Bowers, has practiced law with a focus on personal injury since 1992. Mr. Norton has extensive Colorado roots including grade school in Arvada and high school in Denver. He earned his J.D. from Brigham Young University Law School in 1991. When working on behalf of clients, Mr. Norton draws upon his extensive background in psychology and human resources.