Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer in Parkersburg, WV
Don't settle for less - call Mike Slocumb Law Firm today
Trucking companies send tractor-trailers out to make deliveries every day. Drivers travel long distances across Parkersburg, WV and throughout the state. A negligent driver can cause a truck accident that leaves people seriously hurt. The truck accident attorneys at the Mike Slocumb Law Firm fight for the rights of the injured.
Tractor-trailers can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when fully loaded with cargo. When they crash into a much smaller vehicle at high speed, the results can be devastating. Drivers and passengers who survive the accident may suffer broken bones, or injuries to the head, neck or back. Some are left with traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injuries.
People injured in a truck accident may need surgery, hospitalization, physical therapy and medication. They may require long-term medical care and multiple visits to the doctor. The medical expenses can become overwhelming in a short time. When negligence caused your accident, you deserve financial compensation, but insurance companies are not on your side.
Our attorneys offer aggressive representation in your case
The main goal of insurance companies is to protect their bottom line. Paying the compensation you deserve hurts their profits. So they will go to great lengths to try to pay you as little as possible. They have lawyers on their side fighting for their best interests. That's why you need an experienced truck accident lawyer who will fight for what's best for you.
We start by getting the facts. Our legal team investigates your accident and gathers evidence. One of the first things we'll do is take steps to preserve evidence that is under the control of the trucking company. This includes hours of service (HOS) logs, electronic control module data, maintenance records and employment records.
Our attorneys carefully review accident reports and medical records. We identify witnesses to the accident and interview them ourselves. If needed, we consult accident reconstruction experts and other specialists who can help us understand what happened. We build a strong case that identifies the negligent parties and holds them accountable.
A reputation for getting results
Insurance companies know our firm and they know that we are serious about fighting for our clients. When they see the work we have put into a case and realize we are ready to take them to court, they start seeing things differently. They agree to talk about a settlement. We are only interested in a resolution of your case that meets your needs.
This includes compensation for all medical expenses related to your injuries, both now and in the future. It includes compensation for lost wages if you were left unable to return to work. We may seek compensation for other damages, such as pain and suffering or emotional distress. We are dedicated to helping you get the best results possible.
Don't settle for less. If you were hurt in a tractor-trailer accident, contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible. The trucking companies often have their investigators on the scene within hours of a crash. Their interest is in protecting themselves. Our interest is in helping you get justice.
Contact our Parkersburg law firm today to schedule a free consultation with one of our truck accident lawyers. We can review the details of your accident, answer your questions and explain your legal options. There's no cost and no obligation. We just want you to have the information you need to move forward.