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Truck Wreck Lawyer Advice | Tips for Speaking with an Insurance Adjuster After Your Truck Accident 

Posted by Bulluck Law Group on Mar 13, 2018 12:00:00 PM

After a truck accident, one of your first moves will be to call your insurance company and file a claim. The truck driver will do the same, filing through the trucking company’s insurer. You will typically receive a phone call from an insurance claims adjuster in charge of investigating the accident within a day or two of the crash.

Your conversation with this person is a minefield most accident victims aren’t prepared to navigate – often resulting in settlements that don’t come close to the true value of the claims. Here are tips for protecting your rights while speaking to a claims adjuster, from an experienced Florida truck wreck lawyer.

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Truck Crash Lawyer Advice | 5 Steps to Building Your Case After Being in a Truck Accident

Posted by Bulluck Law Group on Mar 6, 2018 12:00:00 PM

The strength of a truck accident case doesn’t rely only on the details of the crash – it also depends on the efforts of the plaintiff and his or her attorney during settlement negotiation or litigation.

Building a strong accident claim takes gathering evidence, interviewing eyewitnesses, hiring experts to testify, retaining a good attorney, and other important steps. Here’s how to build the strongest case possible after a truck accident, straight from the desk of an experienced Florida truck crash lawyer:

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Truck Accident Attorney Advice | Determining Fault and Liability in Truck Accidents 

Posted by Bulluck Law Group on Feb 13, 2018 12:00:00 PM

After a bad truck accident in Florida, one of your first questions is probably, “Who is at fault?” Determining fault and liability for a truck crash is one of the most important steps in pursuing financial recovery.

Although Florida is a no-fault insurance state, if your crash caused serious or permanent injuries, or more than $10,000 in damages, you will need to determine who caused the accident. A truck accident attorney can help you name defendants in a personal injury claim after a thorough investigation.

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Truck Injury Lawyer | Different Types of Damages in Civil Lawsuits

Posted by Bulluck Law Group on Feb 6, 2018 12:00:00 PM

If you were to sue someone for causing your truck accident and related injuries, your claim would take the form of a civil lawsuit. A civil suit aims to reimburse injured parties, or claimants, for losses caused by someone else’s negligence. While every truck accident claim is unique, types of damages available remain the same.

There are two main types of damages you could recover with a civil truck accident claim: compensatory and punitive. A truck injury lawyer can help you maximize your compensation in the types available to you.

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How to Avoid Truck Accidents 

Posted by Bulluck Law Group on Feb 1, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Preventing a truck accident is always better than dealing with the aftermath of one. In 2016, 29 Floridians died in heavy truck accidents. Most, if not all, truck accidents in Florida are preventable.

They arise out of negligence – often on the part of the trucker, the trucking company, a roadway maintenance crew, or a part manufacturer. As a driver, you can’t always avoid driving next to big rigs. You may, however, be able to avoid truck accidents with a few best practices behind the wheel. Next time you hit the highway, keep these accident prevention tips in mind.

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What Kind of Evidence Should I Collect for a Truck Injury Attorney?

Posted by Bulluck Law Group on Jan 31, 2018 11:00:00 AM

What Information Do I Need to Request/Preserve After a Truck Accident? 

After getting into a truck accident in Florida, there are things you can do that will help your truck injury attorney represent your case. In the minutes, hours, and days after a crash, the steps you take can affect the future of your personal injury claim.

The most important task to remember (aside from caring for your well-being) is the preservation and collection of evidence. Gather the following types of evidence if you can, and keep them organized in a file or folder.

Then, bring the information to your attorney. If you don’t gather evidence of your collision, don’t worry – a lawyer can always help.

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