Central Virginia Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyers
Sharing the road with a tractor-trailer is routine for many drivers. These recurring encounters can become dangerous or even deadly when faulty equipment moves or loads drop or driver fatigue leads to catastrophic accidents.
In the months or even years following a collision, the resulting injury may prevent you from living the life you are accustomed to, which can lead to depression, fear and uncertainty about the future. At times you may feel that you have more questions than answers. How will I pay for my ever-increasing medical bills? How will I support my family while I recover? What about my job? Do I need a lawyer to help me?
The team at Allen & Allen understand that after an accident you can feel your life falling apart. Our mission is to help you put the pieces back together.
What should you do in the event of a tractor trailer accident?
Under Virginia law, if you are injured in a car accident due to the negligence or recklessness of another person, you may be entitled to monetary damages. Damages may include compensation or compensation for:
- Past medical costs
- Future medical costs
- Pain, suffering, and inconvenience
- Lost wages
- Loss of economic opportunity
- Funeral expenses
Many insurance companies will contact you as early as the day after the accident for a statement of record about your injuries and accident.
Before speaking with any insurance company representative, you can help protect yourself by contacting an Allen & Allen attorney to discuss your situation. If you have a case, our experienced attorneys can help you:
- Recover damages to which you are entitled from the negligent driver’s insurance company.
- Purchase uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage and medical payment coverage from your own insurance company.
- Negotiate a fair damages settlement.
- Gather evidence that may need to be presented to protect your claim for appropriate financial compensation for your injuries.
Accidents involving tractor trailers should be carefully handled by attorneys with the expertise and experience to protect you from trucking companies and their resources. In order to protect their best interests, these companies usually To prove that the accident was not caused by the truck driver.
It may not be in your best interest to provide a statement to the insurance company. You are under no legal obligation to provide such a statement, and if you do, it may be held against you during the checkout process.
While the circumstances behind every collision are different, one truth applies to everyone—the time after a collision can be stressful and confusing. Our handy glove compartment quick reference guide is an invaluable aid to guide you through key steps after the accident.
Another handy source of advice on what to do after a car accident is our online Q&A guide “What should I do at the scene of a car or truck accident?” created in your case.
Why Choose Allen & Allen?
The attorneys at Allen & Allen have more than 600 years of combined experience in auto accident cases. During our 100-year history as a firm, we have handled many complex and devastating crash cases where victims suffered injuries ranging from broken bones to spinal cord or trauma Brain Injury. Allen & Allen is a family run business based on caring service. We are committed to protecting our clients throughout their recovery and will fight for the fair treatment and compensation they deserve.
- Outcome: Attorney Jason Konvicka was awarded $22 million for a dump truck crash that left a 12-year-old boy with catastrophic injuries and subsequent permanent brain damage.
- Attorney R. Clayton Allen obtained $1,250,000 in damages on behalf of a 78-year-old woman who was killed when a tractor-trailer ran a red light and collided with her vehicle.
- Attorney P. Christopher Guedri won $23 million representing a tractor-trailer driver who suffered a traumatic brain injury and lost a leg after rear-ending another drilling rig.
Office location for tractor trailer accident cases
Tractor Trailer Accident Resources
- What should I do at the scene of a car or truck accident? – FAQs and next steps
- Truck Driver Responsibilities in Severe Weather– If you drive a tractor trailer, how to protect others on the road
- Seven tips for sharing the road with trucks– How to keep yourself safe on the road