How a Personal Injury Attorney Can Help After a Truck Accident
The cause of a truck accident is not always easy to determine. The truck driver may have been overworked and suffering from a lack of sleep. Perhaps the driver was not properly trained or qualified to drive a commercial truck. Whatever the reason, after a truck accident has left you—or a loved one—with injuries, you understandably want to know more about what happened and why. This is where personal injury lawyers in Lafayette LA come in.
Victims of trucking accidents hire attorneys to investigate the cause of their accidents because it is almost impossible for them to uncover the truth on their own. After hiring an attorney, the person injured can concentrate on recovering from their injuries, while the attorney works to uncover the cause of the crash.
Getting to the bottom of what really happened is not easy. An experienced attorney knows he must work quickly to preserve and collect all relevant evidence. Such an attorney knows what evidence is needed and will request and often insist that trucking companies preserve important evidence before it is lost forever. In addition to taking witness statements and obtaining photos from the scene of the crash, trucking accidents often require the collection data from electronic devices installed on all of the vehicles involved in a crash. Understanding the role of technology in trucking accidents and how to find evidence stored in various electronic recording systems is often vital to any trucking accident claim. Competent personal injury lawyers in Lafayette LA understand the complexity of trucking accidents and the importance of thoroughness in conducting an investigation in these cases. By hiring such an attorney, you will have a better chance of receiving the compensation you deserve.
Experienced attorneys start building your case for just compensation from moment you hire them. Compensation, includes, among other things, payment for medical treatment, reimbursement of wages lost while recovering from injuries and payment for pain and suffering. Working with experienced personal injury lawyers in Lafayette LA can mean the difference between having your medical expenses paid, or having to foot the bill yourself.
To learn more about J. Brent Barry, Attorney at Law, L.L.C., and our approach to accident claims, see our personal injury law page, and if you’re in need to representation in a personal injury case, contact the experienced attorneys at Boyer,Hebert, Abels,& Angelle.