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Knowing What to Do after a Semi Crash

By Stewart J. Guss on June 12th, 2017 18 Wheeler Accident Attorney in Houston

Tractor trailer accidents are often catastrophic, and there really is no way to prepare yourself for the aftermath. If you’ve been injured in such an accident, seek immediate medical attention and then retain a knowledgeable 18-wheeler collision lawyer. Immediacy is key to obtaining justice in a semi accident; do not delay.

Proving Liability

Not all truck accidents are created equal, and the truck driver/trucking company is not always at fault. When they are, however, it’s necessary to fall upon the task of proving liability. If taken to a court of law, you must be able to prove your claim with a preponderance of the evidence. This means that the evidence must show that it is more likely than not that the truck driver or the trucking company caused the crash that caused you to be injured.

Critical Evidence

Your truck crash lawyer is essential to your evidence gathering efforts. The trucking company and, by default, the big-rig driver are going to deflect blame. And they will immediately begin their own careful investigation – replete with expert testimony, depositions, and delay tactics. It’s imperative that you retain experienced legal counsel that will quickly get down to the crucial business of investigating your accident. Time is of the essence. Don’t wait around for all the pieces to fall into place; instead, proactively engage your own legal team that will obtain evidence to support your claim and to provide you with just compensation

Contact an Experienced Houston Truck-Crash Attorney Today

If you’ve been injured in a truck accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you’ve experienced the inherent devastation firsthand. This is no time to go it alone; you need a knowledgeable Houston lawyer with years of experience representing the victims of tractor-trailer conditions.

At Stewart J. Guss, Attorney at law, we’ve been in the business for over 20 years and we understand what’s at stake. We will thoroughly investigate your accident, negotiate with the insurance company to obtain your rightful compensation, and, when necessary, file a lawsuit on your behalf. Once you contact us, we’ll immediately coalesce as your investigative team and will get down to the business of hammering out the details of your case.

If you or someone you care about has been involved in a big-rig accident, don’t hesitate to give us a call at 800-898-4877. Your consultation is always free, and you will not owe any legal fees unless we obtain compensation on your behalf. CLICK HERE to see Stewart interviewed as an authority on trucking accident cases by Mike Papantonio on his national news program, “America’s Lawyer.”

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