Commercial Truck Accident Attorney in Modesto, CA
Getting in an accident involving a commercial truck (AKA semi-truck, 18-wheeler, or tractor trailer) is one of a driver’s worst nightmares. These accidents can be terrifying and life-altering, leading to severe injuries, wrongful death, and significant mental trauma. Unfortunately, receiving fair compensation also means fighting against high-powered truck companies who will do anything in their power to minimize their fault—and your damages.
Thankfully, you don’t have to face the corporate lawyers alone. Derek L. Casey is prepared to take an uncompromising approach to your case, fighting for your best interests every step of the way. Don’t let the trucking company’s representatives short-change you for their own benefit—call an experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
When to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney for Semi-Truck Accidents
When one of their drivers is involved in an accident, trucking companies send their lawyers or damage control teams to investigate almost immediately. Because the proceedings in truck accident cases can become very complex very fast, you need a personal injury attorney with the experience and commitment to fight for what you rightfully deserve. That means being prepared to take the case to trial if they won’t agree to full compensation in a settlement.
Derek L. Casey’s formidable representation has helped drivers face the trucking companies and receive full compensation for a number of losses, including but not limited to:
- Repair or replacement value of your vehicle
- Medical bills, both current and ongoing
- Lost wages from time off work
- Pain, suffering, & emotional distress
- Punitive damages
- Loss of future earning potential