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Finding a Lawyer to Represent You in a Truck Accident Case

Large truck accidents, such as those involving 18-wheelers, are particularly devastating to all of the parties involved. This is especially the case if you are driving a traditional passenger car, as even the safest of vehicles is simply not designed to withstand the sheer force that is generated by a truck that may weigh somewhere in the vicinity of 80,000 pounds. Given the wide-ranging effects and the injuries that may result from such an accident, it is important for you to consult a San Antonio truck accident lawyer with specific experience in handling these types of cases.   Truck Accident Cases Are Unique in a Number of Ways An experienced San Antonio truck accident lawyer will be aware of the many differences involved in truck accident cases, including the nature of the consequences that victims of such accidents suffer, many of which are considered catastrophic:
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Dismemberment
  • Permanent disability
  • Death
Obviously, these issues affect nearly every aspect of the victim’s life and the lives of the victim’s family. These issues also result in significant financial hardship, which only underscores the importance of ensuring that you are compensated appropriately by hiring the right truck accident attorney for your case. Consider Experience and Prior Success Specific experience in a particular area of legal practice is especially beneficial, and it is a trait that you should look for in any attorney. A prior record of success in these types of cases is also important, as this sort of reputation will have an effect on the way an insurance company or truck company responds to such a case. Since truck accidents are often the result of negligence on the part of the driver or the company employing the driver, it is often the case that compensation is more than warranted. It is important to remember, however, that it is only through the efforts of an experienced and successful attorney that the appropriate level of compensation will be received, so consider the aforementioned qualities when selecting your representation. Call 210-828-6033 now to schedule a FREE case consultation with a San Antonio truck accident lawyer from the Welmaker Law Firm.