When you should consult an attorney?
If you are the victim of a trucking accident, there are various ways to prove liability. If another driver has been negligent or unlawful you have the right to compensation. There are various form of negligence that entitle you to retribution:
Vicarious liability: Employers are responsible for any accident that their employees get into during the regular course of a business.
Negligence per se: A driver was unlawful. An example is drinking and driving.
Negligently hired: When a company hires a driver with a history of misbehavior.
What can an attorney do for you?
In any accident,there are multiple forms of expenses. The damages that you face are not limited to your physical injuries and damage to your vehicle. With this in mind, if you have suffered from any of the following you are entitled to legal counsel.
Medical expenses: Ambulance fees, hospital visits, doctor visits, and any in home services.
Pain and suffering: Any mental or physical distress that comes as a result of your accident.
Lost wages: Any lost pay due to missed work.
Lost earning capacity: Loss of future earnings.
Loss of companionship: This includes the loss of affection or relations in a marriage. in some cases the wrongful death of a loved one.
Special damages: All monetary losses after an accident.
What should you do if you are the victim of a trucking accident?
If you or a loved have been the victim of a trucking accident, it is in your best interest to consult an attorney immediately. Trucking accidents are complex and knowledge of the law is vital. The Alvarez attorney’s have won their clients over $100,000 in settlements in trucking accident cases. Whether you have suffered injuries or your vehicle has been damaged, the Alvarez team can help you know your options and your rights to justice. The attorney’s at Alvarez will fight aggressively for you. We have and will continue to fight for the rights of all of our clients. If you think that you may be entitled to compensation call today for a free consultation: (219) 300-5204.
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