Walmart Delivery Truck Accident Lawyers
Walmart is one of the largest retail companies in the United States. Customers of Walmart can visit a Walmart store or buy products online and have them delivered. Due to the significant number of Walmart stores and the high demand for deliveries, Walmart trucks can be found on nearly every interstate highway, county road, and freeway in North Carolina and throughout the country.
As with all truck drivers, Walmart drivers feel the pressure to make deliveries as quickly as they can. They are required to transfer products from Walmart warehouses to the retail locations in record time. Truck drivers frequently feel extreme pressure to quickly get to the next stop and may decide to forgo safety to meet those demands. These types of situations can be extremely dangerous for other vehicle passengers and pedestrians on the road.A Walmart Driver Caused My Injuries, What Should I Do?
Unfortunately, commercial delivery truck accidents, including those involving Walmart trucks, occur every day. If you or your loved one have been injured in a Walmart truck accident, it is important that you discuss your case with a lawyer as soon as you can to protect your rights. Immediately after the accident, you should call 911 and report the accident, requesting medical help. If the paramedics suggest that you go to the hospital, you should take their advice.
Even if you do not think that you are seriously injured, it's wise to have a medical doctor perform an examination. Be sure to tell the doctor about all of your symptoms and pain. If you have begun feeling symptoms after the accident, tell your doctor. Sometimes the shock of the accident makes it hard to know the full extent of your injuries. When you pursue compensation, you will need to prove that the truck accident caused your injuries. Keeping your medical records, following your doctor's orders, and attending all of your medical appointments will help you show that your injuries are as severe as you claim and that your symptoms began or got worse after the truck accident.Do Not Accept a Settlement Offer Without Talking to a Lawyer
Walmart is one of the largest corporations in the United States. They have significant financial resources, including teams of highly paid lawyers. In other words, Walmart has the time, resources, and experienced professionals needed to fight off compensation claims. Even if you are certain that a Walmart driver’s negligence caused your injuries, proving it and recovering compensation can be challenging.
Walmart's insurance provider might begin offering you a settlement agreement quickly after the truck accident. Many insurance companies will quickly value a claim. If they know that it is likely that their driver caused the accident and that the victim was seriously injured, they will try to settle the case quickly to avoid paying a significant settlement agreement. They may try to pressure you into signing a settlement agreement. As you see your medical bills mount and you have to take time off to recover, accepting the agreement can be tempting. After all, you will be able to get a cash payment quickly and pay your bills.Valuing Your Truck Accident Claim
Do not sign the agreement until you discuss your case with the lawyer. Typically, they will offer an amount that is far too low. You need a skilled lawyer who can carefully evaluate all the damages, both financial and emotional, you have suffered and will suffer in the future. At Arnold & Smith, PLLC, We work with experienced financial experts who know how to value claims for compensation after a truck accident. Our team can also explain all of your options to you and help you make the best strategic decisions possible for your case.
Finally, we will protect your claim and ensure that you do not unintentionally admit fault or sign an advantageous agreement. We work hard for our clients so they can obtain the most amount of compensation possible. Under North Carolina law, successful personal injury plaintiffs are entitled to economic damages for their financial expenses and non-economic damages for their pain and suffering. We will negotiate aggressively with the insurance company so you can focus on recovering from your injuries.Contact a Charlotte Truck Accident Lawyer Today
If you or your loved one has been injured in a serious truck accident involving a Walmart delivery truck driver, you need an experienced lawyer. Contact the personal injury lawyers at Arnold & Smith, PLLC, today to schedule your free initial consultation.