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Six Steps That can Complicate a Truck Accident Claim


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Simple mistakes can make seeking compensation afetr a truck accidnet in Georgia very difficult. Here are six mistakes that should be avoided.

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Six Steps That can Complicate a Truck Accident Claim

  1. 1. 6 Actions That Can Harm Your Truck Accident Claim
  2. 2. Truck accidents are often serious and life- altering. To deal with the consequences of a truck accident, proper compensation is required. Click on to learn about six actions that can complicate, delay, or otherwise get in the way of seeking fair and full compensation.
  3. 3. Police officers can collect witness information along with other data that may prove useful to your claim. Always cooperate with police but do not ever suggest an accident was your fault. 1. Failing to Involve the Police
  4. 4. To properly document an accident, you should: 2. Failing to Document the Accident Take photos from multiple angles Collect contact information from witnesses Collect name, insurance information, and contact information of all involved drivers
  5. 5. Truck accidents are incredibly complex. Without a full investigation, it is impossible to know where fault lies. 3. Admitting Fault
  6. 6. Even if you are cleared from the scene of an accident, it is vital that you seek medical attention. Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury may both take time to show symptoms. Prompt diagnosis can help prevent a lifetime of struggle. 4. Failing to Seek Medical Attention
  7. 7. Using social media or other platforms to publically talk about your accident�is a bad idea. You may post something that provides insurance companies and defense attorneys with the fodder they need to fight and deny your claim. 5. Speaking Out Online
  8. 8. 6. Failing to Speak to an Attorney Insurance companies may offer you a quick settlement, but accepting this will make future legal action impossible. Always speak with an experienced�truck accident lawyer before accepting�an offer from insurance.
  9. 9. Watkins, Lourie, Roll & Chance represents victims of serious injury casued by truck accidents. If you live in Atlanta or surrounding communities and are in need of help, call�404-760-7400 for a complimentary consultation with one of our attorneys.