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Suffered Injuries From A Truck Accident: What Next?

Being in an 18-wheeler truck accident in South Carolina can be absolutely devastating. You or your loved one could be left handling life-shattering injuries as well property damages. With insurance companies, doctor visits and medical bills, it can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you navigate through the difficult process:

A. Seek Medical Attention

The first thing you should do is call 911 after being involved in a truck or tractor trailer accident in South Carolina. Never refuse medical treatment because some symptoms take time to develop. In other words, make sure your health and safety are given the number one priority.

B. Preserve The Evidence

If you are able to while still on the scene, make sure you or the police officer collects the names and statements from all of the witnesses. Make sure photographs are taken of the scene, including your injuries, the road conditions, traffic signals, and the damage to both your vehicle and the truck. It is important to also make sure to collect the truck driver's information-name, company name, license plate information, driver's license information, truck information (including what was being hauled in the truck).

C. Contact A Personal Injury Attorney

Finally, contact an experienced personal injury attorney immediately. Truck accidents have the potential to cause more damage and the evidence can oftentimes be complicated from a legal perspective to handle. At Young & Young, we have the experience to make sure to fully investigate your case and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

D. Seek Legal Advice Before Talking To Insurance Companies

It is crucial to contact an experienced personal injury attorney before speaking to any insurance company, including your own in insurance company. Anything you say to the insurance company is usually recorded and will be used against you so that you do not receive the compensation you deserve. An experienced personal injury lawyer will be able to counsel you on how to correctly proceed with your truck accident case to ensure you receive the maximum compensation for your injuries and pain and suffering. Contact Young & Young for a free consultation today so that we can negotiate the right settlement for your case.

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