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Selecting the best truck accident lawyer

Selecting the best truck accident lawyer

The best truck accident lawyers tend to get the best results in a personal injury lawsuit involving a commercial vehicle wreck. Selecting the proper attorney to represent your family’s financial future after a serious injury or a fatal truck accident can be a very important choice.

Experience Counts

Just as you would want a very experienced surgeon to operate on you should you need surgery, you would want someone that only experienced in surgery but also experienced in surgery on the part of your body that you are being operated on. In other words, if you had a neck injury, you would choose the best neck surgeon you can find. With a very serious injury and your financial future resting on the results, you may want to find the best commercial vehicle accident attorney you can locate to represent your interests.

Reinventing the Wheel

Experienced truck accident attorneys can call upon years of training and similar cases to carefully guide your case through the legal system. Big rig accident lawsuits usually involve a battle of the experts, where the plaintiffs, as well as the defendants, to explain the circumstances to the jury and hire trucking safety experts and also accident reconstruction experts. As you might expect, the plaintiff’s experts tend to explain an accident one way, while a defense expert sees no harm done or fault on the trucking company or truck driver. Attorneys, who handle truck wreck cases frequently, usually maintain files on well-known defense experts, which can be invaluable in trial preparation. Additionally, we know truck accident experts to retain from the plaintiff’s perspective. In effect, an experienced commercial vehicle crash attorney does not have to reinvent the wheel to handle your case. Further, the best truck accident lawyers conduct a thorough truck accident investigation into what caused the wreck.

No Guarantees

No law firm can guarantee you a result, and each case is unique. However, families can look to an attorney’s record in similar cases in the past to get an idea at least of what the attorney has done previously with truck accident cases. The law is ever-changing and has become less plaintiff-friendly in Texas over the last ten years or so. Nevertheless, one good element to consider is an attorney’s track record handling a similar case.

Also, the recommendation of former clients can be an important and powerful source of information concerning the attorney. Attorney rating services, primarily those reputable ones that are based upon peer reviews, can be an accurate indicator of the legal ability of the lawyer or law firm. A word of caution, however, is that there are some “rating” agencies that give out awards based on a financial relationship with the attorney or law firm. A designation as “top” or “super” by a company that also sells advertising may not be a very wise choice in choosing the attorney you need. Additional investigation may be warranted.

The more serious your personal injury case, the more important the selection of the attorney you choose. Select the best truck accident attorney you can find to handle your case.

About Greg Baumgartner
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About Greg Baumgartner

Truck accident lawyer Greg Baumgartner
Greg Baumgartner is a preeminent rated personal injury lawyer based in Houston, Texas, with over three decades of experience representing severely injured clients in truck accidents. He founded Baumgartner Law Firm, in 1985, with a mission to provide excellent legal representation and personalized attention to every client.