A Massachusetts trucking accident will lead to debilitating injuries and enormous medical expenses. Having the best evidence possible will make it more likely that you get the settlement offer you deserve. You need evidence which shows clearly that the truck driver or company acted negligently. A knowledgeable Massachusetts personal injury lawyer can help you though this process.
You absolutely need a lawyer to walk you through a trucking accident personal injury case. The issues in these types of lawsuits can be complex. Generally there are three major pieces of evidence that your lawyer will want you obtain for your in your lawsuit.
- If possible, getting hold of the truck driver’s logbook. This tells you exactly what they were doing and when.
- automatic on-board recording devices; and
- post-accident truck driver testing.
You need to know exactly what the truck driver’s schedule was because being overworked may have been what led to the accident. This would be negligence on the company’s part. The automatic on-bard device will corroborate the schedule, and is important if you think they will try to alter the log book.
The post-accident truck driver test can help you see if the driver was impaired at the time of driving. This is something that needs to be obtained from the company. The legal process allows you to do this through your attorney.
With the help of a knowledgeable Massachusetts personal injury attorney, you will receive the compensation to which your entitled to. So call one today at the Jeffrey Glassman Injury Lawyers at (617) 777-7777.