Truck accidents are some of the worst accidents on the road. Because semi-trucks are so much larger than anything else on the road, they often cause the most damage. Injuries and property damage from truck accidents is often much more severe than in other car accidents. It is important to take the right steps after a truck accident to protect your right to compensation.
At the Scene
If you are able, there are some things you should do at the scene of the accident to get the ball rolling quickly on a personal injury claim. You will need to trade information with all of the parties involved in the accident. When getting information from the truck driver, make sure you note the truck’s identifying number, the name and phone number of the company they work for, as well as their personal and insurance information.[Read more…]