Truck Accident FAQs
- What is the Statute of Limitations for Truck Accidents in Massachusetts?
- What is the Settlement Process for Trucking Accident Cases?
- How Can a Boston Truck Accident Lawyer Help Me?
Generally, these accidents have three-year statutes of limitations. This means that if the case does not settle, a lawsuit must be filed within three years of the date of the trucking crash in Massachusetts.
If a lawsuit suit is not filed, then your claim will be time-barred. Delays never help these cases as evidence can be destroyed, or lost, and important witnesses can disappear.
If you are thinking about filing a Massachusetts lawsuit for a trucking accident, don’t wait. Call us today for your free, no-obligation consultation.
If you need a Boston truck accident lawyer, we can help you. Our office only gets paid if we win your case.
The vast majority of truck accident crash cases settle. Even those cases in which a lawsuit has been filed will more than likely before the case gets to the jury.
Once your accident-related medical treatment has concluded, we assemble all of your medical records, medical bills, and proof of lost wages. We then send a demand package to the insurance company.
After about a month, an offer will likely be forthcoming. After negotiation, the parties will able to resolve the case, or, a lawsuit will need to be filed.
If the case does settle, a release will need to be signed which, in exchange for the settlement funds, the truck accident victim closes out the case against the responsible party. Keep in mind any settlement is not subject to either state of federal taxes.
Truck accidents can be very complicated. The injuries tend to be serious, and multiple parties are typically involved.
As a Boston motor vehicle accident lawyer, our office looks into all possible parties that may have contributed to the accident.
The truck driver, trucking company, truck manufacturer, truck equipment manufacturer, and other parties can potentially all be involved in a claim. We also uncover and pursue all available insurance companies and policies.
The investigation into these accidents is usually very intensive and lengthy. Frequently, investigators and accident reconstructionists are brought into the case to decipher exactly what happened in the accident and who is responsible.
The truck itself, its equipment, trucking company records, and accident scene are typically thoroughly investigated in these matters.
As our law firm, our focus is to obtain for you full and fair compensation for all injuries and losses you suffer in your trucking accident. If an out-of-court settlement cannot be reached with the insurance company, then a lawsuit will be filed.
A lawsuit is an opportunity for more in-depth investigations into the cause of the accident. For serious trucking accidents with devastating injuries, lawsuits are very common.