If you or a loved one suffered injuries in a collision with a truck, another party—even multiple parties—could bear liability for your losses. At Berger and Green, we have more than 40 years of experience fighting for clients who were injured by someone else’s negligence. Our personal injury lawyers can help you pursue the at-fault party for financial recovery.
Leave the details of building your case to our client-focused team. When we take on your case, we work hard to uncover whose negligence led to the accident. Our goal is to help you effectively navigate the recovery process. Leave it to our Oil City truck accident lawyer to deal with the insurance company and negotiate for fair compensation.
How Our Truck Accident Lawyer Can Help With Your Case
Your personal injury case is a complex legal undertaking with a plethora of moving parts. When our Oil City truck accident attorneys represent you, we take on all the details involved in building your case. To ensure we present the insurance company with a strong case, we do all of the following on your behalf:
- Determine the value of your case
- Prove the at-fault party’s negligence
- Communicate with the insurer
- Reviewing your accident report
- Complete insurance claim forms
- Clarify legal and insurance jargon
We know how difficult it can be to wait for news and updates on your case, so we provide them on a regular basis. We also fight hard to obtain a monetary settlement but will not hesitate to represent you in court if one cannot be reached. In some cases, we may suggest beginning with legal action, as well.
Recent Five-Star Reviews for Berger and Green
When previous accident victims describe their experience with our law firm, they leave online reviews like the following:
- “He was able to take all the steps that we needed to do without having us do the paperwork…it was a great decision for our family.” -Lori
- “I was very prepared by the law firm. Bill talked me through all of the things that were going to occur…It was just exactly how he had said it was going to be. I would absolutely refer Berger and Green. They worked very hard for me and my family.” -Maxine
No two truck accidents are exactly alike, so our law firm works hard to ensure we handle every case and every client on an individualized basis.
For a free legal consultation with a Truck Accident lawyer serving Oil City, call 412-661-1400
Our Investigation Can Prove the Cause of Your Truck Accident
After a car accident, you know to seek compensation from the at-fault driver. Obtaining compensation after a truck accident can be much more complicated since there could be more than one at-fault party, including the:
- Truck driver
- Trucking company
- Truck manufacturer
- Parts manufacturer
At Berger and Green, we know proving the cause of your accident can lead to the identity of the at-fault party or parties. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), reported causes of accidents include:
- Driver training
- Vehicle design
- Manufacturing flaws
- Road conditions
- Tire blowouts
- Driver fatigue
- Alcohol use
In most cases, FMCSA research reports multiple causes and contributing factors. Our truck accident lawyer serving injured clients in Oil City will pursue all liable parties and their insurers.
The Legal Elements of Negligence in Pennsylvania
To recover compensation after your truck accident, we carefully document the at-fault party’s negligence. Our legal team builds the strongest case to support the at-fault party’s:
- Duty: The negligent party owed you a reasonable duty of care
- Breach: The negligent party failed to meet their responsibility
- Causation: Your accident and injuries would not have occurred without their action
- Damages: Your accident had financial consequences
While we get to work supporting your right to financial recovery, you can focus on your physical recovery.
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Recoverable Damages for Truck Accident Victims in Oil City, PA
Determining the possible value to your case is time-consuming. Our legal team will obtain your medical records from every healthcare provider and facility where you were treated. We also obtain proof of employment and time missed to document any lost income you may have suffered.
We work hard to help you recover the following:
- Past and future medical bills
- Past and future loss of income
- Treatment-related travel expenses
- Disability and disfigurement
- Physical pain and suffering
- Mental and emotional distress
If your family lost a loved one, you could also recover a range of wrongful death or survival benefits. Our legal team will explain which action your family can file and the time allotted for you to do so.
Our Truck Accident Lawyer Will Meet All Applicable Filing Deadlines
Every civil lawsuit has a filing deadline, called the statute of limitations. It determines how much time you have to either settle your claim or file your lawsuit. In Pennsylvania, the personal injury statute of limitations is generally two years from the date of the accident, per Pa. C.S.A. § 5524. It can fluctuate based on:
- The age of accident victims
- The date a fatality occurs
- Actions of the at-fault party
Meeting the filing deadline can be challenging since so many factors can cause it to change. There are additional benefits to getting started on your case early. It means we can locate and interview witnesses while their memories are fresh and have plenty of time to investigate on your behalf.
Get Your Free Truck Accident Consultation Today
Did you or a loved one sustain serious injuries in a recent truck accident? Our Oil City truck accident lawyer will help you recover damages from the at-fault party. We will pursue their insurance company and fight hard for the financial compensation you need and deserve.
Contact one of our consultation team members at Berger and Green to get started on your case today.