After a serious truck accident, it can be very difficult to know what steps to take to protect your interests and how to handle conversations with insurance company representatives. At Trujillo Sanchez, we have an excellent reputation as attorneys for our excellent handling of complex Texas truck accident claims.
Different law firms may not take this type of case for different reasons. Extensive preparation and experience are needed to bring these lawsuits to a favorable resolution; We are dedicated to doing the necessary research and raising the necessary resources to be able to defend your case.
What Should you do After a Truck Accident in Texas?
It is important that you are well informed about what to do in the event of a truck accident in Texas. Therefore, we leave you with some general recommendations if you are affected by injuries or injuries due to a crash due to the negligence of a truck driver.
Seek Medical Attention for Your Injuries
There is nothing more important than your health and well-being. Get the medical care you need and keep track of the costs for care. If you have grounds for a personal injury claim, compensation may be sought for medical care provided to you at the time and in the future as part of the claim.
Get Contact and Insurance Information for the Truck Driver and his Employer
Get all the information you can; will be a critical component in the process of your injury claim. Remember that the evidence is key for your case to be resolved favorably for you; the more information you can collect (invoices, receipts, photos, statements, among other things), the better.
Get a Copy of the Police Report
The police report often contains valuable information, including the responding officer’s interpretation of the events surrounding the accident and witness statements that may be helpful to contact as part of the investigation of your case.
Do not Apologize
As you ask the truck driver for his information, do not say anything that could be construed as an admission of responsibility for the accident. Simply making a comment about how the accident happened could be interpreted as meaning that you were able to avoid the accident, even though it was not your fault, and can be used against you even in court.
Don’t Talk to Anyone from the Truck Driver’s Insurance Company
It is not unusual for a risk management representative from an insurance company to arrive on the scene minutes after the accident, even before the police do. These people are trained to collect specific information in a way that supports their own interests and deliberately undermines or destroys yours.
By choosing Trujillo & Sanchez as your legal representation for your Texas truck accident claim, we will be your advocate from the start. We are specialists and experts in car and truck accidents in this Texas city and we know what actions to take to reach favorable resolutions for you. We work tirelessly to secure the compensation you need to recover from your injuries.