Big trucks can weigh up to 80,000 lbs. and wield enough force to crush a car. Handling that amount of power requires years of experience and precision focus. If that focus wanes for even a moment, a serious accident can occur.
If you’ve been injured in a big truck accident, you know just how terrifying that experience can be. And now you have an even more formidable force to deal with: the truck company itself, a fight that may be hard to take on alone.
Large trucking companies have teams of lawyers on their side to minimize their liability in accidents just like yours. Here’s how a typical truck accident occurs from the trucking company’s perspective:
Minutes after the accident, the trucking company is put on alert. Before you leave the scene of the accident, their lawyers have already started their investigation. Within a week, they’re well on their way to shutting your claim down. By the time you realize you need an attorney on your side, you could be in serious trouble.
That’s why it’s important to contact an attorney who knows the Roanoke area as soon as possible after a truck accident. We’ll conduct a thorough investigation of our own to learn who is truly at fault and liable for damages. Don’t take on the trucking company alone. Give us a call today.