Car, Truck or Motorcycle Accidents Cause Serious Injuries that Must Be Compensated
When 5,000 pounds of metal, traveling at 45 miles an hour, comes into contact with 180 pounds of flesh and bone, it's no surprise that something very serious — even deadly — can and will result.
And 5,000 pounds is just the weight of a mid-size sedan. An SUV can weigh three times that, and an 18-wheeler can legally top the scales at 80,000 pounds — 40 tons!
If you or someone you love are involved in an automobile or truck accident, the first thing to do is to secure the very best and most effective medical assistance. Immediately!
But equally important, and often overlooked, is what you do after the car or truck accident occurs. Sad to say, the decisions you make when you are most vulnerable emotionally, can have permanent effects on your ability to be justly and adequately compensated for the damages you've suffered.
If you've been involved in an automobile or truck accident, the most important thing you need to know is DO NOT SIGN ANYTHING — especially anything sent to you or offered by an insurance company (even your own!) as a "settlement" related to the crash. Don't sign it!
You need to protect your legal rights, because, if you have been injured as the result of negligent operation of any kind of motor vehicle, you may be entitled to recover damages.
The insurance companies don't want you to know that — they'd like to restrict your ability to recover compensation, and they may even try to badger you into accepting an offer right away, because they have a vested interest in paying out as little money as possible. Don't let them do it!
Don't sign away your chance for a proper settlement — instead, consult Augustus Brown & Ned Curry right away!
We'll will protect you. We've gone after the big trucking firms — the stingy insurance companies — the negligent drivers and their employers — those may have caused the accident that harmed you!
We're expert at recovering compensation even if the driver who caused the accident has no insurance — an extremely common circumstance these days.
When an auto or truck accident happens, an insurance company is NOT your friend or ally. Call us first — and get the best legal representation!