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North Carolina Trucking Accident Lawyer Answers Common Questions

If you have been in a serious trucking accident and are looking to file a claim, you probably have a lot of questions that need answers. Nagle & Associates, P.A. has provided focused legal representation for truck accident victims across North Carolina for many years. The firm only handles motor vehicle accident cases, which means that clients can be certain of exceptional results. Each North Carolina trucking accident attorney with the firm gives their undivided attention to motor vehicle accident cases, therefore providing the highest chance of a full recovery. These lawyers are more than capable of answering any questions you may have, so take part in a free case evaluation today. Consult for free with an attorney to learn how the firm can maximize your compensation for a truck accident of any kind.

How Much is My Claim Worth?

The exact value of a truck accident claim can never be calculated, since there are damages such as pain and suffering that have no set monetary value. Even so, an experienced trucking accident lawyer from the firm will be able to provide as accurate an estimate as possible. Attorney Nagle has more than 20 years of experience and is will prepare your case for trial from day one so that the insurance companies know he means business. The firm is able to settle most cases favorably due to its preparation, but can also provide excellent litigation in case a settlement cannot be reached.

Who is Liable for My Truck Accident?

The liable party is the person responsible for your accident. If you played no part in causing your truck accident, either because of negligence, distraction, or recklessness, then you are not liable. The truck driver could have been distracted, fatigued, or even driving while drunk. The attorneys with the firm can help gather the evidence needed to establish liability and maximize your recovery through a claim.

What Damages Can I Recover for a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents can cause all kinds of damages. There are physical damages, such as serious injury and damage to your vehicle, and there are also emotional damages caused by the trauma of the accident. Truck accidents are usually very serious and can leave a victim emotionally scarred. By filing a claim, you could recover damages for whiplash, seat belt injuries, air bag injuries, neck and back injuries, property repairs, and more.

How Long do I Have to File a Truck Accident Claim?

The statute of limitations for personal injury and wrongful death in North Carolina is two years. This means that you must file a truck accident claim within two years of your accident in order to recover damages. Waiting longer than two years will result in a denial of your claim and an inability to obtain compensation.

Can I Afford an Attorney?

The answer to this question depends on your choice of an attorney. You might think that an attorney is more experienced or capable because they charge higher rates, but this is not always the case. At Nagle & Associates, the attorneys charge a 25% fee that comes out of the amount recovered for your case. If nothing is won, you do not have to pay anything at all. This means that you can always afford a lawyer from Nagle & Associates, because you will never have to pay anything out of pocket.

Do I Need a Truck Accident Lawyer?

Absolutely. Trucking companies and insurance adjusters are very tricky and skilled at avoiding full payouts. Attorney Nagle has two years of former experience as a claims adjuster before he became an attorney. Today, he uses his knowledge of insurance companies' delay tactics and defense strategies to overcome their efforts and recover fair compensation, either through a settlement or through trial. He can ensure that you win the compensation that you deserve, which cannot be accomplished without the counsel and representation of a skilled trucking accident attorney.

Find a Trucking Accident Lawyer in North Carolina

Nagle & Associates, P.A. is prepared to fight relentlessly for the compensation your case deserves. With his previous experience as a claims adjuster, Carl Nagle has an edge against your opponent and can anticipate their tactics. He has full knowledge of the insurance companies' perspectives and will be proactive in handling your case toward a fair outcome. Most of the firms' cases end in a settlement of which the client approves, but the attorneys always prepare for trial so that a favorable verdict can also be won if necessary. Contact the firm at your earliest convenience to get started on your case!

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