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Filing a Claim Against a Trucking Company: Steps and Challenges

Indiana is the ninth most dangerous state when it comes to trucking accidents. Each year, commercial trucks cause thousands of accidents and over 100 deaths in our state. Survivors of a truck accident often face lengthy recoveries, especially if they have extensive property damage or physical injuries.  If you were hurt in a truck accident, you can file a...

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Proving Negligence in Truck Accident Cases

Each year, semi-truck accidents in Indiana kill over 100 people and lead to thousands of injuries. In many cases, these accidents happen because the truck driver failed to act carefully and disregarded the safety of others. Victims have the right to seek compensation for the truck driver’s negligence when this happens.  However, proving negligence in a truck accident lawsuit...

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Recovering Damages in Truck Accident Cases in Indiana

In 2020, commercial truck accidents accounted for 8% of all accidents and 17% of fatalities on Indiana roads. In most of these accidents, the commercial driver was unscathed. while occupants of other vehicles were injured.  You may be entitled to compensation if you were hurt in a truck accident. Gerling Law Injury Attorneys can fight for your rights and...

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How Do I Deal with Insurance Companies After a Truck Accident

Trucking companies and insurance carriers have much on the line after a truck accident and will defend against accident claims feverishly. Insurance companies often begin an investigation immediately following the crash, usually dispatching adjusters and assessors within hours or days. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may still be in the thick of physical treatment and emotional...

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Understanding Trucking Regulations in Indiana

State and federal trucking regulations govern commercial trucks, truckers, and trucking companies in Indiana. The sheer size and power behind tractor-trailers make them an enormous threat to other vehicles if not operated with caution.  Trucking laws in Indiana are there to keep the public safe. If you or a loved one suffered an injury in a crash with a...

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How to File an Accident Claim with FedEx in Indiana?

If you were recently involved in an accident with a FedEx driver, you may feel overwhelmed and unsure of what to do. You might wonder how to go about making a FedEx accident claim, who is liable, and possibly suing FedEx for your injury. Below, we discuss potential liability, steps to take immediately following the accident, and possible damages....

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What Do I Do If I Was in an Accident with a FedEx Truck

If you live in Indiana, you know that the Hoosier State’s extensive transportation network can leave drivers susceptible to accidents with commercial vehicles. And you may wonder, What do I do if I was in an accident with a FedEx truck? The following roadmap will help you stay calm and navigate this challenging situation. What Are the Best Steps...

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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Semi-Truck Accident in Indiana?

A semi-truck accident can be terrifying and cause ongoing, painful injuries. Our attorneys understand how worrying this can be, but we are here to help. Our clients often ask, How long does it take to settle a semi-truck accident? It typically will take at least a few months, but no standard timeframe exists. The timeline for settling a semi-truck...

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Determining Fault in a Truck Accident in Indiana

Severe or life-changing injuries are likely in an accident involving a large commercial vehicle like a semi-truck. And in addition to being more serious, truck crash cases may be more complicated than standard vehicle accidents. Multiple parties are often involved, making proving fault in a truck accident less straightforward.  Determining fault in a truck accident is essential to ensuring...

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What to Do After an Accident with a USPS Truck

An accident with a United States Postal Service (USPS) truck can be just as harrowing as any other car accident. First, you must remain calm and take steps to ensure your safety and that of other people involved in the accident. After ensuring that everyone is safe, here are some tips.  What Should I Do After a USPS Truck...

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