Earlier this year, a 35-year-old man was cited for illegally backing his truck into a parked vehicle and a pedestrian, 22-year-old Sarah Campbell. She suffered injuries and was taken for treatment at a local hospital. It was a common type of accident that could have occurred at a thousand different locations throughout Philadelphia.
In fact, trucks are involved in a countless number of accidents each year, often ending in injuries that are severe or even fatal. It’s up to you to protect yourself. At the Pearce Law Firm, founded by Edith Pearce, we take truck accidents seriously. When you need a Philadelphia truck accident lawyer, choose our team to fight for your rights.
We can launch an in-depth investigation into the specifics of the accident, interviewing police who were at the scene and all parties involved. We will also thoroughly examine the scene of the incident for evidence that can further substantiate your case. From there, we will assess your injuries and develop the most beneficial course of action for representation. Our goal is to help you receive compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering, loss of the ability to interact with your spouse (called loss of consortium), or other circumstances. In other words, we aim to seek justice in the matter and maximize your settlement.
Furthermore, you need a truck accident lawyer who understands the differences in various truck accidents. Was an 18-wheeler involved or was it a privately owned pickup truck? There are often numerous insurance companies involved, such as that of the truck driver, the trucking contractor, the truck owner, and others. The situation can be convoluted when you factor in equipment malfunctions, brake maintenance, trucking regulations, and other factors. Simply put, trucking cases are rather complex. That’s why it pays to have a truck accident lawyer working on your behalf. The Pearce Law Firm can help. Schedule a consultation today. We don’t get paid unless you get paid.