Injuries are often life-changing and sometimes irretrievably tragic when a massive 18-wheeler or other over-the-road truck collides with an ordinary passenger vehicle. If you have lost a family member in a fatal truck accident, putting your life back together and moving on can be an overwhelming challenge. Let a fatal truck accident lawyer at our law office help relieve your burden.
Few events in life compare to losing a loved one suddenly in a fatal accident. Family members left behind must cope not only with overwhelming grief and loss but also with immediate and long-term financial challenges. We know you have so much to think about and consider, which is why we want to help. Hiring a compassionate fatal car accident lawyer will help take a huge burden off your shoulders, so you can focus on family and healing. We will advocate for you and fight tirelessly to get you the compensation you and your family deserve.
While no financial recovery can ease the pain associated with a fatal car accident or other roadway crash, having a knowledgeable, trustworthy lawyer is essential to getting real answers and fair treatment under the law. While you focus on your own emotional well-being and the needs of other grieving family members, our statewide North Carolina legal team will:
We work on a contingency basis for personal injury claims such as a fatal car accidents. A contingency fee basis means we do not charge you anything unless we win a settlement in or out of court. This fee structure ensures we work hard for your case and that you don't have even more out-of-pocket expenses during a stressful time. We also offer contingency fee schedules for other practice areas, such as:
There are many questions after there's been a fatal car accident. While every accident is unique, we hope to answer a few of those questions right here.
The driver's insurance that was at fault should cover all expenses- including medical bills from survivors, funeral expenses, and more. Every case is different with different types of settlements so it's always a good idea to talk to a fatal car accident lawyer before you count on specific outcomes.
Yes, if the other driver was fully at fault, you can recover damages, such as:
Hiring an experienced fatal truck accident lawyer will help ensure you get the most compensation possible. While we know money doesn't bring anyone back, we also know that not having to worry about finances helps tremendously while you grieve and heal.
These cases are rare, however, they do happen. The good news is that you still have options if the responsible driver doesn't have insurance. In many cases, your own policy will have the coverage you can tap into. Remember- insurance companies will do everything possible to pay the least possible. Hiring a car accident lawyer can help you get the most out of insurance companies.
Semi-truck accidents pose significant challenges for plaintiff’s attorneys, often including a denial of fault on the truck driver’s part and aggressive defense by the trucking company’s insurer to avoid financial liability.
At The Law Offices of John M. McCabe, P.A., we have ready access to experts in accident reconstruction and in-depth knowledge of truck accident causes, including driver fatigue, intoxication or distraction, negligent truck maintenance, improperly secured cargo and more. Our track record extends to significant triumphs in heavy equipment accident cases and full representation after on-the-job motor vehicle accidents.
In addition to going the distance in all aspects of investigating and building your case, our legal team will get to know you personally and be diligent in keeping you informed throughout the legal process. We genuinely treat our clients like family, targeting the best possible resolution by whatever legal means necessary — regardless of the power and wealth of our opponent.
Led by an attorney with decades of experience focused exclusively on North Carolina injury and fatality claims, we will handle your trucking accident or other motor vehicle case with dedication and sensitivity to your unique personal concerns.