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As a responsible road user in Birmingham, safety is always your top priority when you take the driver’s seat. So, you always endeavor to navigate the roads cautiously and adhere to all the rules to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.
However, despite your commitment to safe driving, you’ve found yourself in a collision with a reckless driver that leaves you in excruciating pain. Now, you’re grappling with your health and must shoulder the financial burden of your vehicle repair and health expenses due to their negligence.
If you’ve found yourself in this situation, you’re not alone. Every Birmingham truck accident lawyer at Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana PC understands your pain. We know that it transcends physical hurt and affects every other area of your life. Therefore, we believe you should be fully compensated for every loss you’ve suffered due to someone else’s negligence. This is why we provide effective legal representation to hold those responsible for your losses accountable.
If you or your loved one has been involved in a truck accident in Birmingham, contact our firm now at (251) 444-7000 to seek the justice you deserve. Our competent truck accident attorneys understand the nuances of truck accident cases and will aggressively fight for your rights.
More than just legal practitioners, our attorneys at Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana PC are also your compassionate allies. We are passionate about reclaiming your losses and restoring normalcy in your life. With a deep understanding of the challenge of recovery and fighting for rightful compensation, we’ll approach your case with empathy. Our attorneys will also create a personalized strategy that improves your chances of winning.
We possess over 25 years of combined legal experience, providing aggressive representation for our clients who have been injured by negligent drivers. With a track record of over $1 million in wins, proven case results, and positive testimonials, our clients trust us to pursue favorable results.
Besides being outcome-driven attorneys, we believe putting our clients first is the key to establishing positive experiences. So, we prioritize your needs, creating a safe and open communication process for expressing your concerns.
Do you seek competent and humane lawyers to fight for your case? Our attorneys at Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana, PC have your back. Contact us now at (251) 444-7000 to review the specifics of your case for free.
Truck accidents can happen when you least expect them, and due to the sheer size of the vehicles involved, they’re always severe. We understand that you’ll likely be experiencing a lot of emotions. However, you need to make sure you remain calm and take the following steps to improve your chances of a successful claim:
No matter how minor you think the accident might be, you need to call 911 and ask for the authorities to come to the scene. Besides providing medical attention for everyone, dialing 911 also invites local law enforcement to the crash site to officially document the accident. Otherwise, it’ll appear as if the accident never even happened, making it highly difficult to file a claim down the road.
If you feel you can do so safely, leave your vehicle and move to a safe location. You do not know how much damage has been done to your vehicle. Therefore, if you can get out of the car safely, do so and move a safe distance away from your car.
You need to preserve as much evidence from the accident as possible, so take pictures and videos of the accident scene. If you have your phone with you, try to capture the locations of the vehicles and the parties involved.
While you might feel fine after the accident, there could be a lot of adrenaline going through your body. This adrenaline can mask serious injuries, so you must always speak with a doctor after a truck accident. Ensure the doctor is thorough and that none of your injuries are overlooked.
Contact truck accident lawyers for a case consultation as soon as possible. If the accident was not your fault, you should not be responsible for the financial ramifications of the accident.
To start, contact us at (251) 444-7000 to schedule a free consultation with our Birmingham truck accident attorneys.
Our assertive attorneys are ready to defend your case aggressively when you work with us. Here’s what you can typically expect us to do when proving your case:
Gather Evidence and Examine The Documentation Relating to Your Accident
We will collect irrefutable proof to substantiate your case by:
Our attorneys will build a case based on the pieces of evidence we’ve gathered and other details of the accident.
Send Demand Letters
We may send demand letters to the at-fault insurance company. The letter will highlight the facts of the accident and request a stipulated amount of compensation for your injuries.
Negotiate with The Insurance Company
Insurance companies often implement various tactics to get the victims to settle for a low payout. Our job as competent attorneys is to counter their tactics and negotiate a fair deal based on the facts of your case.
Therefore, we will examine the insurance policy details to account for your damages. We will also handle the communication process and negotiate a deal that adequately covers your losses.
The case closes if the insurance company agrees to fair compensation. Otherwise, we may send a complaint to the at-fault party with a 30-day response timeline. A complaint is a formal written document that initiates a lawsuit. It outlines the facts and legal basis that supports your claim against the responsible party.
The discovery process involves exchanging information, documents, and evidence relevant to the case. We will gather evidence, research laws, and develop legal strategies relevant to your situation. Interviews or depositions with witnesses may also be conducted to facilitate discovery requests.
Provide Adept Legal Representation at Trial
We will represent you if your case goes to trial. As experienced attorneys, we understand the processes involved in the trial process, and we navigate them strategically.
The law requires you to file a personal injury case within two years of the incident. Therefore, contacting an experienced truck accident lawyer immediately is necessary to increase your chances of securing a payout.
Contact us now at (251) 444-7000 for a free consultation.
Here are some of the damages you can expect us to recover on your behalf:
Depending on the severity of your injury, truck accidents may result in various medical expenses, including emergency treatment, surgery, medications, and rehabilitation. Our job includes seeking fair compensation that adequately covers all the medical costs you’ve incurred due to the accident.
If a truck accident damages your vehicle, we will pursue comprehensive compensation from the responsible parties. We will assess the extent of the damages incurred and demand reimbursement to cover the costs of restoring your vehicle to its pre-accident condition. Whether this involves minor or major repair or a complete replacement, our attorneys will seek fair compensation for all your losses.
Beyond physical pain, truck accidents may also impact your cognitive abilities. Therefore, our attorneys may help you seek compensation for the following, depending on the circumstances of the incident:
We recommend a comprehensive medical examination to detect these signs early, enabling us to pursue adequate compensation for your pain and suffering.
Loss of a Loved One
We’ll pursue a full payout for the losses associated with the death of a loved one. These are some of the damages we may recover following the victim’s demise:
Although the incident can’t be undone, we will vehemently seek the justice your loved one deserves. We will strive to hold the parties involved accountable for their actions and seek a payout that sufficiently covers your losses.
Have you or your loved ones been involved in a truck accident? Contact our team at (251) 444-7000 for a free consultation now.
Here are the most common questions we receive about Birmingham Truck Accident Lawyers:
What If a Truck Accident Leads to Death?
Many victims lose their lives in truck accidents every year. If a truck collision leads to death, the loved ones of the deceased may file a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible parties. This action seeks compensation for the losses suffered due to the death, including medical expenses and funeral costs. Our attorneys will fight to ensure you get the maximum settlement possible.
What Questions Can I Ask a Truck Accident Lawyer?
You can ask your attorney any question that comes to mind during the initial consultation and as your case progresses. These questions will typically revolve around areas that you find technical, like the legal processes, truck accident laws, and settlement procedures. Asking these questions gives you insight into how the attorney works and determines their suitability for your case.
How Long Does It Take to Settle a Truck Accident Case?
Truck accident cases can take from a few months to several years, depending on the complexity of your case. The injury’s severity may also impact the timeline as you may need more time for medical treatment. Other factors that may extend the duration of your case include the willingness of your insurance company to cooperate, legal procedures and court scheduling.
How Much Will My Truck Accident Attorney Charge?
Many truck accident attorneys charge on a contingency basis. So, rather than request a retainer or hourly fee, they are compensated when they win a case. The attorney may receive around 20 to 40% of your settlement.
However, not all attorneys work on a contingency basis. So, it’s best to research carefully and opt for an attorney with a pricing model that works for you.
Got more questions? Contact our team for further clarification.
At Caldwell Wenzel & Asthana, PC, we consistently put the needs of our clients ahead of our own. Our team collaborates effectively to provide legal representation that increases your chances of securing a favorable outcome. With over a decade of experience and numerous won cases, we’ll skillfully navigate the complexities of truck accident cases to ensure the desired payout.
So, if you or your loved one has been involved in a truck accident case, contact our attorneys for help. We will gather irrefutable evidence to solidify your claim and provide exceptional legal defense for the desired results.
Contact us now at (251) 444-7000 to begin.