If your passenger vehicle has collided with a semi-truck, you’ll need the professional experience of a truck accident attorney. You CAN NOT go it alone. Well-insured trucking firms are backed by unscrupulous insurance adjusters and well-heeled defense law firms who will stop at nothing to pin the blame on you, reduce your claim, and pay you a quick and paltry settlement that will not cover costs associated with serious, long-term injuries.
The Bart Bernard team of Houma personal injury lawyers have a longstanding history of victory. We’ve secured multiple multi-million-dollar verdicts on behalf of truck accident victims in Louisiana. Our Lafayette law office is conveniently located less than two hours northwest of Houma, via Highway 90.
What To Expect After A Truck Accident
It won’t be long before a trucking company representative or insurance adjuster contacts you. They may ask you to sign a release that waives your right to sue. Remember, these people calling are not your friends! They may promise a “quick settlement” and profess to be acting in your best interest, but their job is to maintain profitability.
By contrast, a truck accident lawyer only gets paid if you get paid. If we are not successful in recovering compensation for you, we do not make a single cent. The higher the settlement or jury award, the more we make, since legal fees are based on a small percentage of the total. Therefore, it is in both of our interests to fully investigate the costs associated with your injuries and secure the maximum amount of recovery allowed by Louisiana law.
How Are Truck Accidents Different Than Car Accidents?
There are plenty of “car accident law firms” in Louisiana, but you want to find one that specializes in “truck accidents” as well since there are many subtle nuances to this type of claim that could affect your compensation.
Learn What Really Happened That Fateful Day
One of the most valuable services performed by our Houma personal injury lawyers is that of investigation. We leave no stone unturned in uncovering what happened in those moments before the accident. Through surveillance cameras, eyewitness statements, accident reconstructionist testimony, black box recorders, police reports, depositions, and subpoenaed documents, we will find where liability lies.
We will find out the truth. Sometimes it’s the missing pieces of the puzzle that provide you with the closure you need to move past fear and uncertainty and onto recovery. Contact The People’s Trial Lawyer™ for the answers and the compensation you deserve.