Jim Sellers is regarded as one of the state's top-rated personal injury attorneys with valuable experience in representing victims of commercial and semi-truck accidents in Vancouver WA area. Sellers Law Firm represents personal injury victims of negligent truck drivers in Vancouver Washington, and Surrounding areas. Semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles cause awful injuries and fatalities and negligent drivers and irresponsible companies that push drivers harder and harder to drive longer hours to increase profits at the expense of injured victims need to be brought to justice to make sure they avoid such negligent behavior in the future.
Our experience in handling semi-truck and commercial truck accidents will be critical to your case. This includes our knowledge of the special laws regulating semi-trucks and their drivers, as well as our ability to locate the potential of "multiple policies". Our law firm will properly survey a truck accident scene, secure proper holds on the vehicles involved, and re-create the collision by working closely with reconstruction specialists when necessary. The preliminary work will be critical to make sure you win your case and get maximum compensation for your injuries.
Mr. Sellers has represented successfully hundreds of victims just like you and is recognized by his peers as having demonstrated the highest ethical standards of performance and professional conduct. The sad truth about commercial truck and semi-truck accidents is that the injuries are fatal or the injured often sustains traumatic injuries that are much more severe than car accidents. Most often the accident is caused by the truck driver's negligence and/or irresponsible companies that they work for..
It is important to keep in mind that with truck accidents it is highly beneficial to you to be represented by an experienced truck accident lawyer for your injury claim. Because the insurance policies for semi-trucks and commercial trucks often amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars, the insurance company will aggressively defend these cases and do whatever they can to limit their liability. Right after an accident, a good insurance adjuster for the at-fault driver will immediately go out and take photos, and get witness statements. Insurance adjusters are trained to make a record and preserve evidence. They often have recorded statements from everyone involved, including you in order to use it against you, if they can.
Our law firm:
Ensures that all appropriate licenses were issued to the company operating the semi-truck and commercial truck that caused the accident
Ensures that the background of the truck driver is investigated to see if they were in other truck accidents
Ensures that we investigate the number of hours the driver was driving before it was required by law to stop for rest
Ensures that the truck weight restrictions are investigated and that the truck did not exceed weight restrictions while on the roadway
Ensuring the the correct driver was driving the truck (sometimes an authorized driver is driving the truck but company omits to disclose this)
Ensuring and verifying that the types of records the trucker was required to keep during their travel is current and valid
We work hard to protect your rights and get you the maximum compensation you deserve.