Tracy, CA is located in the middle of the “Tracy Triangle,” a triangle of three highways: I-5, I-205 and I-580. A lot of trucks pass through Tracy because of this. 15,508 trucks per day pass through Tracy on the I-205, 13,971 on the I-5 and 5,700 on the I-580, according to Caltrans.
A Tracy truck accident lawyer can be extremely valuable if you have been in a truck accident in or near Tracy. Our attorneys are aware that you likely have tons of questions: How will you deal with not having transportation if your ride got destroyed or damaged? Can you still work if you were injured? How are you going to deal with the medical bills necessitated by the accident? How can you provide for your family while you’re injured? Who can help you with all of this?
A Tracy truck accident lawyer with extensive truck accident litigation experience is who can help you, a lawyer like the lawyers at Nadrich & Cohen, LLP. A truck accident attorney will thoroughly investigate your accident and find out exactly who is at fault for any damages you incurred. Your lawyer will diligently strive to hold any parties at fault for your damages responsible to ensure that you obtain a financial recovery.
How Much Is My Case Worth And Will My Case Go To Trial?
“How much is my case worth?” is almost always the first question we receive from truck accident victims.
The answer to this question varies from client to client and depends on a wide variety of factors. The variety of factors that go into determining the amount of financial recovery in a truck accident claim is so great that many accident victims don’t immediately realize the full extent of damages they’ve incurred, including property damages and injury damages.
Insurance companies know that many accident victims aren’t aware of the full extent of damages they’ve incurred, so they try to trick accident victims into accepting quick settlements because of this. It’s tempting to accept these settlements when you need money immediately, but the insurance companies don’t have your best interests at heart when they offer these settlements and an experienced truck accident lawyer like the lawyers at Nadrich & Cohen can obtain you a much larger settlement than you would get on your own dealing with the insurance company.
Most personal injury claims, including truck accident claims, are settled out of court, and your claim will probably be no different as long as you can prove that you sustained permanent or severe injuries with medical documentation and testing. And, you can rest assured that in the rare case your claim needs to go to trial, the lawyers at Nadrich & Cohen have over 70 years of combined legal experience. Your trial case will be in good hands with Nadrich & Cohen.
Factors In Truck Accident Claims
There are many factors involved in a truck accident which an insurance company or jury will consider when deciding the proper amount of money to award you. These factors include:
- Who is at fault for the accident. More than one party can be held at fault and each party can be assigned a percentage of fault for the accident
- The credibility of yourself and the defendant
- Whether or not the accident was avoidable for you
- Your vehicle’s condition before and after the accident
- Factors which caused the accident, such as driving under the influence, speeding, etc.
- Injury severity, whether or not the injuries are permanent and whether or not the injuries will prevent you from working
- Pain and suffering
- Whether or not there were witnesses who saw the accident and the credibility of said witnesses
- Whether or not you have experienced a loss of companionship as a result of the accident
Trucking accidents often result from fatigued drivers, distracted drivers, speeding, loads which aren’t properly secured, careless driving, reckless driving or intoxicated drivers. All of these factors can lead to defendants being held liable for injuries in a truck accident.
Truck Accident Claims
The truck accident claims process usually starts with a call from the defendant’s insurance company. This call will often contain a settlement offer, which as we have told you above, is probably lowballing you in an attempt to take advantage of you. The insurance company representative is also trained to get you to say things the insurance company can use to lower your final payout. It is for this reason that it is imperative that you hire experienced truck accident lawyers like the lawyers at Nadrich & Cohen to deal with the insurance companies for you. Never talk with the defendant’s insurance company. Leave that to a lawyer.
A truck accident law firm like Nadrich & Cohen will handle all correspondence and dealings with insurance companies for you so you can concentrate on what’s most important: recovering from your injuries. Also, don’t make the mistake of thinking that dealing with your own insurance company should be enough to get you an adequate recovery. The defendant in your claim will probably have competent, experienced lawyers representing them, so you need the same to compete with them.
The Truck Accident Experts
The lawyers at Nadrich & Cohen, LLP are experts at personal injury claims, including truck accident claims, and this expertise has allowed them to obtain over $350,000,000 on behalf of clients since the firm’s founding in 1990.
Insurance companies and commercial trucking companies will do everything in their power to deny you the full financial recovery you deserve for your injuries, pain and suffering. Experienced lawyers like the lawyers at Nadrich & Cohen have the resources and knowledge to deal with the insurance and trucking companies and obtain the financial recovery you truly deserve for your truck accident.
Call us today at (209) 937-0888 if you or a loved one was injured in a truck accident. You can also fill out the case evaluation form, chat with one of our live chat specialists or email us at email@example.com.