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What Should You Do After A Truck Accident?

You should act quickly to get a qualified attorney on your side to help with important matters such as investigating and preserving evidence of how the accident occurred, answer your questions, and give you advice about what to do and how to proceed.

At the Law Office of John W. Redmann, L.L.C., we are known for being strong advocates for victims and know how to deal with big trucking companies and their huge, often uncaring insurance companies. We know how to take immediate steps to protect our clients’ legal rights in truck accident cases and we do what we can to get the best compensation the law will permit for our clients.

We caution anyone out there who hesitates or waits before seeking the benefit of able legal counsel, because while he or she sits and waits, the trucking company and its insurance company have likely got a whole team of lawyers and investigators working around the clock to build up defenses and excuses aimed at defeating every claim made against them. Time is not on your side if you simply wait — instead, it is working against you.

Take Quick Action After a Truck Accident

After a truck accident, you should:

  • Get medical care and follow the instructions of your doctor.
  • Obtain the names and phone numbers of any witnesses.
  • Call the Law Office of John W. Redmann, L.L.C., at (504) 500-5000. We will answer your questions about serious 18-wheeler accidents.
  • Refrain from talking to any insurance company representatives about the accident or your injuries. Instead, let your attorney do so, including reporting the accident if and when necessary.
  • Hold off washing the clothes you were wearing at the time of the accident, because this is important evidence. Instead, put your clothes in a clean plastic bag.
  • Wait to get the car repaired or allow it to be scrapped until after we document the damages, get appropriate repair estimates and take a couple of other necessary steps.
  • Collect your auto insurance and health insurance policies and pay stubs if you have missed work due to injuries from the accident.

Free Consultation with An Experienced Attorney

Attorney John Redmann has been representing individuals injured in 18-wheeler and commercial accidents for well over 20 years. Today, at the Law Office of John W. Redmann, LLC we pride ourselves on being diligent and proactive, comprehensive and compassionate in understanding and proving up our clients’ losses, including medical costs, lost income, property damage, and pain and suffering. Our team will seek the best possible settlement or award in court possible and will get this done as promptly as possible.

To learn how our New Orleans truck accident attorneys can help you, call (504) 500-5000 or contact us online. John W. Redmann will personally speak with those who wish to call or see him.

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