At Arnold & Itkin, our attorneys understand how insurance can affect serious truck accident cases. We can work with you to ensure that your legal rights are protected.
In the wake of an accident involving an 18-wheeler, the high cost of medical treatment and the catastrophic nature of the injuries often exhaust the coverage of any single insurance policy. Fortunately, the driver and passengers of a vehicle involved in a truck accident may be able to turn to several insurance companies for compensation.
However, identifying all the parties at fault and effectively pursuing claims against them can be difficult—especially without proper legal representation. Securing compensation requires skill, experience, and determination. The good news is that the truck accident attorneys at Arnold & Itkin have the knowledge and resources to handle complex insurance issues, including third-party claims. We understand the complexity of insurance claims and can help navigate your case.
Ready to talk to our award-winning team about your insurance claim? Call us at (888) 490-0442.
A south Texas shipper loads a local chemical plant's product in a tanker truck being hauled by a trucking company based in New Orleans, Louisiana. The driver's commercial license was issued in Alabama and the rig's tractor is licensed in Florida. If the driver and truck are involved in an accident, injured victims may have claims against four or more different insurance companies—including their own auto insurers. This scenario involves questions on choice of law, appropriate venue, and jurisdiction over defendants, as well as issues regarding accessibility of assets in multiple states.
You need a truck accident lawyer who is experienced in handling complicated claims to ensure maximum recovery from all responsible parties. You need the lawyers from Arnold & Itkin.
Truck accidents can be complicated. As mentioned, figuring out who is at fault and who can be held liable is often very challenging. In many cases, more than one party may be liable for compensation. Determining whether or a truck company is liable can be key to a case, especially when your injuries result in extensive expenses and damages.
An employer may be considered responsible for the wrongful acts of a truck driver when:
When you can prove that a trucking company is liable, you can hold them accountable for the actions of their employee. This means you can bring a claim against them through their insurance company—which often involves far better coverage than a typical truck driver policy might. When there are multiple defendants involved in an accident, it is important to take every step necessary to obtain maximum compensation. That is why our team is here to help.
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Because of the potentially serious nature of a truck accident, as well as its tremendous impact on a victim's life, one of the most important steps to take after a collision is to consult with a lawyer. You may be able to seek financial compensation from multiple sources—but without legal counsel this process can be very difficult. You may be unsure of where to file your claim and what amount of monetary damages you may be entitled to receive.
Our Texas truck accident attorneys fight aggressively to see that our clients recover the highest possible amount of compensation from all sources involved in their commercial trucking accidents. We know how to deal with insurance companies and have recovered billions of dollars on behalf of our clients. Trust your case to our team today!
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