Accidents involving commercial trucks often result in catastrophic injuries and, in some cases, death. They are usually traceable to negligence, including violating regulations on hours, driving under the influence or lack of maintenance. If you or a loved one has been injured in a trucking accident, it is crucial to get in touch with an experienced personal injury attorney.
TRUCKING ACCIDENTS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
We pursue full compensation for truck accident injury victims and the families of wrongful death victims. This includes compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering and lost wages. To learn more about this area of our practice, see:
CAUSES OF TRUCK ACCIDENTS
If you or a loved one has been in a truck accident, the fallout can be immense. Serious injuries and even death are common in accidents involving big rigs. Hiring a seasoned Manteca truck accident attorney with experience in trucking accidents is essential to getting the compensation you need.
We conduct detailed investigations into how and why accidents happen. Common causes of truck accidents include:
There are countless reasons why truck accidents happen. When you’ve been hurt, none of those reasons matter to you. The things that matter most at this difficult time are the extent of your injuries and your ability to recover physically, emotionally and financially. Leave the financial part to us. At The Law Offices of Terrance J. Thompson, we figure out the reasons and get you the financial recovery you need.
You are driving down the road and suddenly you feel as though you have been hit by a truck, because you have. Call 9-1-1 immediately and report any injuries. Even if no one has been hurt, you should still call the police and report the accident.
If you are able, you need to start documenting what happened. Try to gather the following information from everyone involved:
You should also take as many pictures as possible of the accident scene, the damage to the vehicles, your injuries, the position of the vehicles and the surrounding area.
Once you have gathered all the information, you will have to call your insurance company to report the accident. Just give basic information, never admit fault to anyone you speak with and don’t sign anything. Your next call should be to us, The Law Offices of Terrance J. Thompson. We are personal injury attorneys serving the Manteca area, and we can help. We focus only on getting our clients paid for their injuries, and we can do the same for you.
Don’t settle for attorneys that will settle for less than you deserve. Choose the Law Offices of Terrance J. Thompson and give yourself the best chance at securing the best possible outcome in your case.
There are many competent lawyers out there who can manage personal injury cases. However, when your injury is the result of a truck accident, you want a law firm with experience in this specific area of the law. At The Law Offices of Terrance J. Thompson, we have over 20 years of experience in helping victims of truck accidents.
A car accident is usually a case between two drivers. Truck accidents are considerably more complex, with many more players involved. A truck accident case could involve:
And that’s not even a complete list. If your attorney is not experienced in dealing with all of these groups, you may not get the outcome you seek. We understand the intricacies of dealing with each of these parties and have successfully settled and tried cases against them for our clients.
In addition to working with all the involved parties, it is important to have a truck accident attorney in Manteca who understands federal trucking law and knows how to conduct black box investigations. You want a firm that is not afraid to go up against multiple insurance companies or state agencies such as those in charge of maintaining roadways. The attorney at The Law Offices of Terrance J. Thompson in Manteca knows exactly how to manage truck accident cases, and we are used to winning them.
Our investigations are designed to uncover the details of the accident and assemble the documentation, witnesses and experts necessary to build your case. We examine every detail so we can get you the maximum award possible. Trucking companies will have their own investigators, and so will the insurance companies. We know and understand everything they will try to do because we have seen it all before.
When you need a Manteca truck accident attorney with the ability to get you compensation, you can rely on The Law Offices of Terrance J. Thompson. Contact us today to set up a free initial consultation. We can meet with clients at our offices in Manteca or as well as at home or the hospital.
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If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, please fill out the form below for your free consultation or call us at 209-239-7600.