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It looks like I am going to be in hospital for a lengthy period of time after my accident with an 18-wheeler. How soon do I need to hire a lawyer?

It is important to have a complete and detailed investigation done by a trucking accident attorney as soon as possible. The evidence needs to be preserved and items such as the trucker’s logbook and/or onboard black box need to be recovered and analyzed. Hiring an attorney as soon as possible ensures these things are done promptly.

Having an attorney at the accident scene as soon as possible is crucial since the company’s insurance carrier will be there as soon as possible after the crash. Facts that may put the trucker or trucking company in a bad light will be protected by your attorney. As the victim, your interests need to be protected.

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