Road accidents happen a lot for a variety of reasons, with truck accidents being one of the most common. According to the U.S Department of Transportation, 500,000 truck accidents occur every year. If you are ever involved in one of these accidents, there are legal steps you need to take as soon as possible, after you have received medical treatment, of course.
Protect Your Injury Claim
After submitting a truck accident claim, you will hear from the liable party’s insurance adjuster. You need to be extremely careful when talking to him or her, so that you protect your injury claim and get fair compensation. Know that the insurance adjuster is there to save as much money as possible, even if it means low-balling your claim right out of the gate.
It is sometimes better not to give any statements to the insurance adjuster to ensure you do not say something which could weaken your case. You also shouldn’t sign any settlement forms until you have talked to a lawyer, because you don’t know if their offer is a good deal or not. Be as calm as you can with the agent and never feel the need to answer questions you are not comfortable with. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2lK18rz