Were you injured in a commercial vehicle crash? Read these 4 ways to get ahead on your truck accident case, then contact our Tampa lawyers now.
1. Commercial Vehicle Accident
The first thing that you want to do is make sure that you get your injuries assessed. Some of them will be obvious, but others may not, so you need to see a medical provider. Then once you’ve taken care of your injuries, you want to contact a lawyer to make sure that you get compensated for those injuries.
2. Injured in a Passenger Car by A Commercial Truck
A commercial vehicle is defined under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act, so if a vehicle weighs over 10,000 pounds, the likelihood of that vehicle causing injury if there’s an accident is much greater than a 2,000-3,000-pound vehicle. If you are injured by the fault of a commercial driver, then there are only certain lawyers who handle trucking cases, and you need to go to a lawyer who is familiar with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act and the special requirements that are required under commercial driver’s licenses.
3. Steps After a Truck Accident
The important thing, first, is to make sure that you get your injuries taken care of, and this person had gone for initial medical treatment, but the emergency room is only going to treat those obvious emergency conditions. You need to be evaluated fully by someone who will make sure that they attend to all of your potential injuries. You should contact an injury attorney so that attorney can guide you to the right kind of medical providers, and the right information is given to your insurance company, and notification of the commercial carrier as well.
4. Do I Need a Truck Accident Lawyer?
You should immediately contact a lawyer after a trucking accident. Of course, the first thing that you want to do is make sure that you get medical attention and once you’re attended to, contact a lawyer that’s familiar with trucking accidents and trucking injuries.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured in a wreck with a commercial vehicle and have questions about the 4 ways to get ahead on your truck case? Contact a Tampa truck accident lawyer at Morgenstern and Herd today for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.
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