Roanoke Truck Accident Lawyer

Contact an experienced Virginia truck accident attorney. We can help you make things right.

Truck accidents represent some of the most serious cases we handle at Davis, Davis, Davis & Davis, PC. Injuries typically are catastrophic or fatal because of the sheer size of tractor-trailers and other large commercial trucks and the force of impact. When these giant vehicles crash into a small passenger car, the consequences can often be grave.

Knowing what to do after a truck accident in Virginia can be confusing. Even knowing where to start can be overwhelming. We can help.

We have years of experience handling 18-wheeler accidents on I-81, I-64, I-77 and other highways and roads in Virginia. We're familiar with the common causes of truck accidents and truck accident injuries. We're here for you and ready to fight for your rights.

Why should I hire Davis, Davis, Davis & Davis, PC, to help with my accident?

Truck accidents are often much more complicated than regular accident investigations. Trucking companies and their insurance carriers typically go to the scene shortly after the crash to begin an investigation. They generally look for any evidence that might minimize the role of the truck driver or the trucking company in the accident.

You or your loved one might be recovering in a hospital while the trucking company and its insurance company are finding ways to reduce your compensation. To level the playing field, you should contact a truck accident lawyer as soon as possible. We know how to investigate trucking companies and build strong cases. We can enlist experts in accident reconstruction who can work on your behalf.

After a truck accident, many people don't want to deal with the legal issues involved with such complicated accidents. They're more focused on the immediate medical needs of themselves or their loved ones if they were injured or worse in an accident.

We understand your concerns. Let us handle the insurance companies and paperwork for you. We can deal with your truck accident claim directly on your behalf so you can focus on your recovery.

Give your accident claim the attention it deserves. Contact our law firm right now.

We know how to get injury victims and their families the money they rightfully deserve their accident. That's why we have such a strong track record of success.
DISCLAIMER: The settlements and verdicts listed here represent a sampling of the case results pursued and won by Davis, Davis, Davis & Davis, PC. Please note that every case is different and these verdicts and settlements, while accurate, do not represent what we may obtain for you in your case. Nor does it mean that we win all of our cases - we don't.

We know what questions to ask and what information to look for to build a compelling case. We take these cases seriously because we know that the long-term financial impact of an accident can be devastating.

Don't let trucking companies and their insurance companies dictate what happens to you. Take back control. Contact us. We have been fighting for the rights of injury victims at our law firm since 1891. Call (866) 434-1581 and schedule a free case evaluation


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Frequently Asked Questions

How are truck accidents different from car accidents?

Unlike car accidents, you often do not deal with just another driver and his or her insurance company after a truck accident. Instead, truck accidents often involve many different entities. One company might own the tractor-trailer's cab. Another company might own the trailer. A third company might own the contents of the truck. A fourth company might be responsible for loading the truck. And a fifth company responsible for unloading the truck.

In each case, there are often several different insurance companies and lawyers representing each company. That's why it's critical that you have someone you can trust on your side looking out for your best interests.

Who investigates truck accidents in Virginia?

Initially, the Virginia State Police or police department where your accident took place will investigate your crash. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) also occasionally investigates serious or fatal truck accidents. In addition, insurance companies and trucking companies often conduct their own investigations, sometimes within hours of the tragedy. If you or a loved one was injured or killed, you will need someone on your side looking out for your best interests and searching for evidence on your behalf.

What should I do if the truck driver claims I caused the accident?

Don't try to debate the truck driver. Don't answer any questions if you're contacted directly by the trucking company or the insurance company for the truck driver. Any statements (verbal or written) you make to the truck driver, the trucking company or the other driver's insurance company could be used to deny or reduce your claim. Simply refer all questions to your attorney. If you haven't retained a lawyer, call us as soon as possible. We can deal directly with them and launch a thorough investigation to clear your name and get you the money you rightfully deserve.

What should I do if I cannot reach the trucking company involved in my accident?

Contact Davis, Davis, Davis & Davis, PC. We have years of experience dealing with truck accidents and know how to track down trucking companies. We can also take legal action if necessary against the trucking company for refusing to cooperate with the investigation into your accident. In addition, we can verify if the truck driver was licensed to drive a truck, had a record of reckless truck driver and other important details. We leave no stone unturned!

Should I accept a financial offer for my truck accident?

Be very careful about accepting any offers soon after your accident. In most cases, insurance companies and trucking companies will make a low-ball offer that doesn't even begin to cover the true cost of your accident. That's why it's important to contact us. We can carefully review the terms of their offer and help you decide if you should accept their offer. It's important to consider the long-term financial consequences of your accident.

Can I negotiate for more money after my accident?

Yes. However, it's important to realize that negotiating with insurance providers and trucking companies can be very complicated. Insurance carriers for the trucking companies typically want keep payments to an absolute minimum. They have years of experience dealing with accident victims and employ many tactics to keep money out of their pockets. Make sure you have someone on your side who knows how to negotiate and will put your best interests first. Contact our experienced Virginia truck accident lawyers. We have a strong track record and we're prepared to work tirelessly on your case.

Should I file a lawsuit after my truck accident?

Every case is different. Most cases end in settlements, but sometimes, filing a lawsuit is the best way to get the money you deserve, especially if the insurance company or trucking company makes a low-ball offer that doesn't come close to covering the true cost of your accident. Remember, you didn't do anything wrong. You shouldn't have to pay for someone else's mistakes. Contact us today.

What should I do if a loved one was injured or killed in a truck accident?

Serious or fatal truck accidents can be extremely complicated. If a loved one was hurt or died in an accident caused by a commercial truck driver, it's important to contact us as soon as possible. We can handle the paperwork and negotiations with insurance companies and trucking companies so you focus on dealing the injury or loss of a loved one. We may need to file a wrongful death lawsuit on your behalf.

Why should I hire Roanoke truck accident attorneys Davis, Davis, Davis & Davis, PC?

After a truck accident, you often only have one opportunity to obtain the financial compensation you deserve for your accident. Don't take chances with your future. Take action. Contact us. We thoroughly understand the state and federal laws governing trucking accidents. We know how to handle complicated legal cases from start to finish, including:

  • Carefully reviewing accident reports for inconsistencies
  • Investigating a trucking company's safety record
  • Investigating a truck driver's accident history
  • Consulting with accident reconstruction experts if necessary
  • Dealing directly with trucking companies and insurance providers
  • Negotiating directly on your behalf
  • Filing an accident lawsuit if necessary

This may be your only opportunity for justice. Seize it. Contact Davis, Davis, Davis & Davis, PC. Call (866) 434-1581 and schedule an appointment today. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.



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