April 14, 2022

Reasons Why a Commercial Truck Insurance Company Disputes a Claim

Commercial truck accidents can have devastating consequences for everyone involved but specifically anyone who is in a much smaller vehicle. In fact, approximately 74% of all the traffic incidents that are fatal involve a large truck. While truck accidents are not as common as those between passenger vehicles, when they do take place, they have increased potential for devastating and deadly outcomes. Furthermore, truck accidents have been increasing in frequency since 2009.

If you have been in a large truck accident in Mississippi, the Jackson truck accident attorney at Germany Law Firm, PLLC can assist you with navigating the complicated and complex commercial truck accident claim process.

When Would a Commerical Truck Insurance Company May Contest a Claim?

, Reasons Why a Commercial Truck Insurance Company Disputes a Claim, Germany Law Firm PLLCThe answer to when would a commercial truck insurance company dispute a claim is a good one. And ultimately, if they could, they would find issues enough with every claim against them so they wouldn’t have to pay victims large settlement amounts for their damages.

When you have been harmed in a large truck accident, you have to secure the most compensation possible from your claim. Ideally, you want the process to go as smoothly as possible. In civil legal matters, this does not always happen.

There are things that you can do to protect your claim’s viability and value and there are things you can do that can jeopardize your claim. This is one of the many reasons why working with a Jackson truck accident attorney is so important to the strength of your claim and to secure the desired outcome.

For example, you must be realistic about what happened in your accident to calculate a fair amount when you make a request for financial compensation. If you exaggerate and fabricate your accident experience to try to get compensation much higher than what your damages are, it is likely that a knowledgeable insurance adjuster will quickly pick up on this and dispute your claim. Similarly, you do not want to miss damages and undervalue your claim. Doing so puts you at risk of accepting a settlement that does not align with all of the harm you suffered.

Likewise, if you are given a medical treatment plan to follow, you must do it. Failure to follow your doctor’s orders is a red flag for insurance adjusters. You can bet that they will pounce on countering your claim by arguing that you did not secure as much physical harm as you say you have.

An attorney can correctly assess your accident situation and determine how much it is worth. Your lawyer can also manage the insurance adjusters on your behalf so that your rights are protected.

Speak with a Jackson Truck Accident Attorney Today

After a large commercial truck accident in Mississippi, if you were harmed or if you lost a loved one, the Jackson personal injury attorneys at Germany Law Firm, PLLC can help. Please call (601) 487-0555 today to schedule a free consultation. You have a limited time to file your claim so connecting with an attorney soon after your accident is advised. 

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