Truck Accident Claims in California
Truck accident claims can be difficult to pursue on your own. Contact our Ventura personal injury attorney for a free confidential consultation and let our experience work for you.
The first think you need to do after an accident is get to the doctor. If you’ve been taken to the ER or emergency room, you need to follow up with the care that they suggest. You need to get to your family doctor and get the treatment that you need to be fully taken care of if you’ve been hospitalized and there are surgeries and things of that nature.
The next thing that you need to do, once you get released, is to follow up on all of your doctor’s appointments. Don’t let any of your doctor’s appointments go without you going to them. In addition to that, there are a number of other things that you need to do to make sure that you protect yourself. One of the primary things is to not speak to the insurance adjusters for all of the companies that are going to be calling you and hounding you for information. They are out there to protect their interests and they’re looking to get information from you while you’re still in severe pain, while you may even be in the hospital under medication, and they’re going to ask you questions that either you don’t know how to answer, or you’re just trying to help them and give them information, but it may not be full and complete information, and they will try to use that against you in the future. Whatever you do, don’t start giving out recorded statements to insurance companies.
The other thing that you need to do is get a skilled and experienced semi-truck accident lawyer on your case right away. They need to get out there and get involved on the investigation. They need to get witness statements. They have to go out there and preserve the evidence and do everything that they can to make sure that they protect your interests so that at the end of the day, you are fully compensated for all of the injuries and damages that you have sustained. These are very complex, complicated matters and they often involve multiple parties. If you don’t have an attorney who is up to the task, you’re going to be at a severe disadvantage. I strongly suggest that you get an attorney who deals with these kinds of claims on a regular basis.
In addition to that, what you want to do is get a local attorney here in Ventura who can look you in the eye and deal with you on a face-to-face, one-on-one basis.
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