Lowell Truck Accident
Trucks provide a critical role in our modern society. They carry freight that we depend on to enjoy our modern lives, often carrying loads filled with ample food or consumer products we purchase and use to enhance our daily existence. However, for the time being, trucks are operated by humans – which means there will be accidents associated with their operation. If you have been injured by a trucking accident in Lowell, Massachusetts or elsewhere in the state, the personal injury attorneys Altman & Altman LLP are here to help you achieve financial compensation for your injuries.
Lowell is the fourth-largest city in Massachusetts, with more than 111,000 residents. It is also considered the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Today, many of these industrial mill buildings have been transformed into businesses and homes, making Lowell a lively and historic city for its residents. Lowell is strategically located at the intersections of Interstate 495, Interstate 95, and Route 3. These major highways provide easy access to any major city in Massachusetts. Therefore, there are many trucks that deliver to and pass through Lowell.More Traffic Means More Accidents
With such vibrancy, there is congestion, and that often times leads to truck and car accidents in Lowell. With so many trucks passing through the city, there are bound to be accidents. If you have been involved in a Lowell Truck or car accident you may want to contact an attorney sooner than later. A Lowell, Massachusetts truck accident attorney can help you deal with issues that immediately come up after an accident.
If an accident is severe, we will need to bring in experts immediately, while images and memories of the incident are fresh. If the accident happens to be serious but not life threatening, issues such as who will pay the property damage, storage costs, lost wages are important to be addressed. Also, having an attorney will help you with making sure your medical bills are paid on a timely basis, and if you have health insurance, we make sure your benefits are properly coordinated. An attorney can also help if you’re dealing with issues from insurance companies or are looking to collect workers’ compensation.
Because truck accidents can often lead to catastrophic injuries, the truck companies are also acting quickly to preserve favorable evidence and to protect their interests.Who Was at Fault in Your Truck Accident?
There are many ways in which negligence can be established in truck accident cases. The truck driver could have fatigue from driving over the number of legally permitted hours, one or more of the truck’s parts may be defective, the truck may have been improperly loaded, or maybe the truck company is known for hiring inexperienced and unqualified drivers. The driver may also have been under the influence of alcohol or other controlled substances. You may not ever know the true cause of your Lowell truck accident until you call an attorney at Altman & Altman, who will kickstart an investigatory process immediately.
Truck accidents can often be devastating and result in permanently scarring or debilitating injuries. The attorneys at Altman & Altman LLP understand how confusing and traumatic this type of accident can be. That is why our attorneys are available 24/7 to answer all of your questions. All of our cases are overseen by a senior partner who will make sure that you receive compensation for your medical bills, recovery costs, property damage and your pain and suffering. Our attorneys have over 50 years of experience advocating for clients in Lowell and all throughout Massachusetts. Our customer service is incomparable and we take pride in providing a uniquely tailored legal service that takes into consideration your unique circumstances.
Call an attorney at Altman & Altman today for a free consultation. We can be reached at 617-492-3000 and toll free at 800-481-6199. We also do not receive any payments or fees unless you are successful in your claim.