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Choosing the Right Truck Accident Attorney

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If you have been involved in a truck accident in Nevada, you will need an attorney who has experience and a proven track record. Here are some helpful things to know when choosing the right truck accident attorney.

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If you’ve been seriously injured in a crash with a semi-truck or commercial truck, here in Ventura County, you’re going to want to know, how can I find the best attorney for me? The attorney that you choose to represent you is one of the most important decisions that you will make about your case. The insurance companies keep track of lawyers. They know the lawyers’ track records. They know which attorneys are trial lawyers and which are not. They know who can prepare a case and who is going to fold like a cheap deck of cards.

You probably don’t deal with lawyers every day. If you see the commercials or go on the websites, all of them say the same things, “We’re aggressive. We get millions of dollars in settlements,” but what does that really tell you about the attorney? You want someone who is a skilled and experienced trial lawyer. For example, I have going on 30 years of trial experience. I am a real trial lawyer and the insurance companies know it.

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Number two, you want to go to an independent evaluation company to see if that lawyer is well-qualified. For example, you could go to; they are not a company where a lawyer can pay them and get a badge and say I’m a great lawyer. These ratings are made based upon the skill and experience of the lawyer and by reviews from other lawyers. I happen to have a 10-point Avvo rating, which is the absolute highest. You don’t want anybody who has less than a 10-point Avvo rating.

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Here is the most important thing: these cases are very complicated and can take years. You need an attorney that you can work with, who will spend the time to get to know you, your injuries and how this has impacted you and your family not only in the past, but all the way into the future. If you don’t have an attorney who is here in Ventura, then who will spend the time to learn about you, your family, and your case? You need to get the full and fair compensation that you deserve. You need someone who is here that you can look at eye to eye and talk to whenever you have questions.

We are going to spend a lot of time. We are going to get to know you. We are going to get to know how this case has impacted you and your whole life. We will be fully invested in your case, and we will spend the time that’s necessary. If you call a bunch of lawyers and all you get to do is talk to the intake people, what does that tell you about how interested they are in your case?

If you have been involved in a truck accident and are looking for the representation of a knowledgeable attorney, please contact our experienced Ventura truck accident attorney today for a free consultation.