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Truck Accident FAQs



The number of fatal truck accidents has been on the rise in recent years. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration saw a sharp decline in truck accidents between 2005 and 2009.

However, those numbers have gone back up in recent years. For this reason, it is paramount for drivers to watch themselves whenever they drive around big rigs to avoid a dangerous collision.

In the event you ever find yourself the victim of a truck accident, it is natural for you to have some questions. In this instance, you need to turn toward our Alabama truck accident FAQs.

People have been in your shoes before, and they managed to get out of the situation all right. Refer back to these questions when you need to so that you can increase the odds of getting the damages you need.


What Do I Need To Do After a Truck Accident?

Should I Accept the First Settlement Offer From the Insurance Company?

Can I Sue the Company or Shipper of the Cargo?

How Does an Attorney Assist Me After a Truck Accident?

How Long Does It Take to Resolve a Truck Accident Claim?

Can I Sue a Trucking Company Based in a Different State?

Should I Speak Directly to the Trucking Company or the Company’s Insurance Agency?

How Much Is a Truck Accident Claim Worth?

How Much Insurance Coverage Should I Have on My Vehicle?


Our goal in providing you these frequently asked questions about truck accidents is to help put your mind at ease. Going through a truck collision can be an extremely scary situation on its own, and even more frightening if you don’t know where to turn for help. 

The attorneys at Prince Glover Hayes are here for the great people of Alabama and we want you to call us whenever you suffer an injury as a result of another driver’s negligence. Contact us right away if you have any questions or want to schedule a consultation to discuss your case. 

We serve clients throughout Alabama and are dedicated to providing first-rate civil litigation in the area of personal injury!

Our firm has taken on powerful special interests, including large insurance companies, large trucking companies, and corporations with lots of money to spend on their lawyers and their experts.

Our verdicts and settlements prove that we are not afraid of these special interests and that we will fight all the way to the courthouse in order to make sure our clients get the justice they deserve.

You don’t pay if we don’t win!

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