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Insurance Companies and Truck Accidents

Attorney who will fight for you

Being involved in a truck accident caused by a large commercial truck can be complicated and frustrating for injured motorists. Unlike most motor vehicle accidents, crashes involving truck drivers often involve commercial trucking companies and their insurance providers, which often have more resources to protect their bottom line.

The last thing you want is to have to pay medical bills out of your own pocket if you’re unable to work and collect a paycheck. That’s why you should seek the legal advocacy of an experienced New Mexico truck accident attorney. Albuquerque attorney Andras Szantho has helped hundreds of injured motorists maximize their compensation. He can put his vast legal knowledge to work for you. Contact attorney Szantho today to discuss your options.

The stakes are high

Due to the size and weight of large commercial trucks, and the damage they can cause in a crash, they tend to pose a liability to insurance companies. A single truck accident can cost both the trucking company and their insurance provider millions of dollars. For this reason, trucking companies often purchase insurance policies with high premiums.

Accidents involving large trucks are far more complex than accidents involving two passenger-vehicles. The more parties and insurance companies are involved in a single crash, the more complicated it can be. Multiple parties often involved in commercial truck accidents include:

  • The truck’s insurance: Unlike passenger-vehicles that only carry one insurance policy, large trucks are often insured by more than one policy. The cab, trailer and cargo are often insured separately.
  • Other passenger-vehicles involved: An accident with a large truck can impact other passenger-vehicles, especially on a busy roadway. This means that other drivers’ insurance companies will be involved.
  • The trucking companies investigative team: Trucking companies often have millions of dollars in assets they need to protect. Within hours of an accident, they often launch an investigation using their own team of adjustors and attorneys who will work to downplay any wrongdoing on the trucking company’s part.

Why should I trust Attorney Szantho to handle my truck accident claim?

You should never attempt to handle a truck accident claim alone. When dealing with a trucking company with multiple insurance companies and attorneys on their side, you need attorney who understands the process on your side. Attorney Szantho understands the tricks trucking companies, and their insurance providers often use to take advantage of injured motorists who don’t know their rights.

The injuries you sustain from a truck accident could take months or even years to recover from. This means that you could be faced with costly medical bills and be out of work for an extended period of time. You shouldn’t have to pay for your crash out of your own pocket because of someone else’s negligence. Attorney Szantho can fight for you.

Contact Szantho Law Firm today and schedule a free, confidential case evaluation.