Truck Accident Lawyer
Because of the sheer size of trucks, they can cause devastating damage when they are involved in accidents with smaller passenger vehicles.
If you or a loved one are injured, you may need long-term or lifelong care. A truck accident lawyer can help you rebuild your life.
The Chiaf Law Offices, P.C. in Oklahoma City, OK, can help you immediately after an accident...
Important Next Steps After a Truck Accident
Call 9-1-1Calling 9-1-1 will alert the authorities that you need emergency transportation. It will also dispatch police to the area so that they can compile a police report.
Get Medical Care
If you or any other party are injured, seek out medical care. Do not deny any recommended medical attention, as this can affect the outcome of your case later on.
Take pictures of the scene of the accident, as well as any property damage and physical injuries. These can be used as evidence later on. If any bystanders witnessed the accident, ask for their names and contact information.
Say Very Little
After the accident, it is important to say as little as possible. Although it can be tempting, do not apologize. Saying "sorry" can be seen as an admission of guilt later on.
Swap driver's license, car insurance, and contact information with the other driver.
Call a Lawyer
Pursuing a case against a truck driver or trucking company can be extremely difficult on your own. A lawyer can guide you through what steps to take next.
Consult with an Attorney
The legal team at Chiaf Law Offices, P.C. in Oklahoma City can review your case for free. Simply call us at (405) 524-1501 to determine if you have a case.
Following these steps can help you after an accident...
Why choose Chiaf Law Offices, P.C. as your legal representative?
Our Promise to Clients
"YOU DON'T PAY ME ANYTHING UNLESS WE WIN, AND I DON'T LIKE LOSING!" Joey Chiaf
Just how dangerous are accidents involving trucks?
A Collision with a Truck Can Be Fatal for Other Passengers
*According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Highway Loss Data Institute