Truck Accident Lawyer
When meeting with a truck accident lawyer, you’ll go over several different aspects of your truck accident. The process will go a lot smoother if you come prepared and know what to expect during the initial consultation.
Before you meet with a truck accident attorney, be sure that you’ve gathered up all pertinent information. If you’ve been injured, your attorney will need to see your medical bills and documentation, along with any relevant information that your doctor or hospital can provide. Additionally, since you’re meeting regarding a truck accident, bring all documents pertaining to the accident, such as the information of the responsible party, a witness list (if you have one), a police report, any photographs, and property damage bills. If you don’t have access to the police report, your attorney can usually gather obtain it through the local police department. It’s a good idea to keep extra copies of all of your documents for your personal files.
Additionally, be prepared to answer a plethora of questions regarding your truck accident. This is your chance to get your side of the story out without it being used against you. Never tell your side of the story to an insurance company or anyone else before retaining legal representation. Also, consider writing out a list of questions you may have yourself for your attorney. Doing this beforehand is ideal so that you won’t be likely to forget once you are in the meeting. Common questions for truck accident attorneys consist of compensation questions, the likelihood of the case going to trial, the chance of a successful outcome, and lawyer fees.
Once your attorney has the needed information and your questions have been answered, you’ll then need to sign a binding agreement with your attorney that allows him or her to legally represent you in your truck accident case. Doing so will ensure that you have a much better chance in recovering and winning financial compensation. Keep in mind, however, that before you sign any contracts, you need to feel comfortable with your attorney. Make sure you choose an attorney with a successful track records in handling cases similar to yours.
The truck accident lawyers at Ledger & Associates are an experienced team of experts that have helped countless truck accident victims recover damages. Contact us and let our top team of lawyers help you win the maximum financial compensation that you deserve.