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Lafayette Truck Accident Attorneys

Hovde Dassow + Deets: Advocates for Truck Accident Victims in Lafayette, IN

Being involved in a truck accident can be a traumatic and devastating experience for anyone. The sheer size and weight of these vehicles can cause severe injuries and even death. After falling victim to a truck accident, injured individuals may experience physical pain, emotional distress, and financial burden due to medical expenses and loss of income. They may also face long-term effects such as permanent disabilities or chronic pain.

However, victims of truck accidents also have legal options available to them. If their injuries were caused by the negligence of a trucker or trucking company, they have the right to seek compensation for their damages.

It is important for those who have been injured in a truck accident to seek legal guidance as soon as possible. Truck accidents involve complex laws and regulations that require the expertise of an experienced personal injury lawyer. By seeking legal recourse after a truck accident, injured individuals can hold responsible parties accountable for their actions while obtaining the necessary resources to aid in their recovery.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident in Lafayette, Indiana, Hovde Dassow + Deets is here to provide expert legal representation. Our seasoned team of truck accident attorneys has been serving the Lafayette community since 1967, securing over $300 million in deserved compensation for our clients.

Call us today at (317) 576-3241 or reach out through our online form to schedule a free consultation. Let us handle the legal complexities while you focus on your recovery.

Determining Liability After a Truck Accident

Identifying the responsible party is crucial in pursuing compensation after a truck accident. Our Lafayette truck accident attorneys conduct thorough investigations, collaborating with specialists to uncover the truth and hold the right parties accountable. We navigate Indiana's comparative negligence statutes, ensuring you understand your eligibility for compensation.

Common Truck Accident Injuries

Truck accidents often result in severe injuries due to the sheer size and force of these vehicles. Common injuries suffered by victims include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI): Impact or sudden deceleration can lead to head injuries.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: The force of a truck collision can cause severe damage to the spinal cord.
  • Fractures and Broken Bones: High-impact accidents can result in fractures and breaks.
  • Internal Injuries: Blunt force trauma may cause injuries to internal organs.
  • Whiplash and Neck Injuries: Sudden stops or impacts can cause neck injuries.
  • Burns: In the case of a fire or chemical spill, burns can occur.
  • Amputations: Severe accidents may lead to loss of limbs.

We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll these injuries can have on your life. Our compassionate team will fight for your rights and pursue fair compensation for the damages you have endured.

Compensation for Truck Accident Injuries

Victims of truck accidents may be entitled to various forms of compensation, including:

  • Medical Expenses: Coverage for current and future medical treatments.
  • Lost Wages: Compensation for time missed from work due to injuries.
  • Pain and Suffering: Damages for physical and emotional distress.
  • Property Damage: Repair or replacement of damaged property.
  • Wrongful Death Damages: Available for families who have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident.

Our Lafayette truck accident attorneys will assess the full extent of your losses to ensure you receive the maximum compensation possible.

How a Truck Accident Attorney Can Help

Navigating the legal complexities of a truck accident case requires the guidance of a skilled attorney. When you choose Hovde Dassow + Deets, you can expect us to:

  • Investigating the Accident: Our attorneys conduct detailed investigations into the circumstances surrounding the truck accident. This includes reviewing accident reports, gathering evidence, and consulting with accident reconstruction specialists.
  • Identifying Liable Parties: Determining liability in a truck accident involves identifying all potentially responsible parties, such as the truck driver, trucking company, maintenance providers, or manufacturers. We leave no stone unturned in holding the right entities accountable.
  • Negotiating with Insurance Companies: Dealing with insurance companies can be complex. Our attorneys negotiate on your behalf, ensuring you receive fair compensation. We are well-versed in countering tactics used to minimize payouts.
  • Pursuing Legal Action: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, our attorneys are prepared to take the case to court. We build strong legal strategies to present your case effectively in front of a judge and jury.
  • Providing Support and Guidance: Truck accidents can be overwhelming. Our compassionate attorneys provide support and guidance throughout the legal process. We keep you informed, addressing your concerns, and ensuring you understand your rights and options.

Our dedicated team will be by your side every step of the way, providing personalized legal representation tailored to your specific needs.

Contact Lafayette Truck Accident Attorneys Today

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident in Lafayette or surrounding areas, don't hesitate to seek legal assistance. Our skilled truck accident attorneys at Hovde Dassow + Deets are here to fight for your rights and help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

Contact us at (317) 576-3241 or through our online form to schedule a free consultation. Let us fight for the justice and compensation you deserve after a traumatic truck accident.

Our Testimonials

Hear From Our Happy Clients

  • "Rick Hovde answered all my questions & concerns throughout the whole process."
    I was very pleased with the outcome of my lawsuit and I want to thank my attorney Rick Hovde and his associate Kelly Faulk both for answering all my questions and concerns. I would recommend them and their law firm to anyone who might need their services. Thanks again.
    - Kevin K.
  • "This is an exceptional law firm!"
    I was severely injured by a metal-on-metal hip implant. I needed a lawyer willing and capable to go up against the corporate Goliath, Smith & Nephew. After writing and calling various attorneys across the country who claimed in their TV advertisements to be powerful law firms willing to take on Smith & Nephew, but apparently were too busy to personally talk to me by phone and were unimpressive in their return letters, I became very discouraged. Time is a huge issue with injury cases like mine. My main concern was finding a lawyer that would not “rip me off”, waste my time and incompetently ruin my limited opportunity. After hours of research, I found an article about an outstanding victory a law firm had obtained in dealing with the very same medical company that had injured me. I was amazed to learn that the winning law firm, Hovde Dassow & Deets, was located in my own home city of Indianapolis. This proved a God-send. My first meeting with Nicholas Deets restored my hope. I appreciated Nick’s candor as he assessed my case. His confidence seemed quite genuine and I left feeling very encouraged… and counting on him. As he had advised me, I would need to be patient; these things take time. He was right. But in the end, facing a powerful multinational medical-technology company, Nick Deets prevailed as a most EFFECTIVE victor on my behalf. By his skill, resources, and experience Nick made particular winning moves… and I was amazed at what he delivered! My settlement exceeded my most hopeful expectation!

    I am truly grateful to Nick Deets, who proved himself to be a highly capable, trustworthy, outstanding attorney. This is an exceptional law firm.
    - John K.
  • "We wanted to say thanks to Nick and the staff of Hovde Dassow + Deets for the excellent work you did as our attorney."
    We wanted to say thanks to Nick and the staff of Hovde Dassow + Deets for the excellent work you did as our attorney. We know you have a lot of clients and some cases much larger than ours but you gave us equal time and treatment, you were always there for us, we really appreciate your professionalism, passion and dedication and were very pleased with the mediation and the settlement.
    - Dennis F.
  • "Professionalism, Quality Service, Responsiveness, & Valuable"
    I was referred to this firm with a difficult problem that was making most of my life a mess. Nick Deets and people at his firm went right to work. They made sure they understood my situation. Designed a plan that put me at ease and allowed me the confidence to tend to my career and family. I would highly recommend Nick and his firm for your legal issues.
    - Kelsey B.
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