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Large Truck Accidents

Montana and Oregon Truck Accident Lawyers

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Have you been injured in a truck accident? Do not rely on insurance companies to help you recover the compensation you deserve. Let our experienced truck accident attorneys help you receive full, fair and prompt compensation. At Bliven Law Firm, P.C., our semi-truck lawyers work hard to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients. 

To schedule a free case evaluation with our Montana and Oregon truck accident lawyers call (406) 625-0100 or submit an online form.

The Devastating Impact of Trucking Accidents

Truck accidents are life-changing and catastrophic accidents. These accidents cause devastating injuries that often take months and years to recover. When trying to overcome truck accident injuries it is often common to undergo the following:

  • Multiple surgical treatments
  • Long-term care
  • Rehabilitation

As such, after a truck accident, medical bills and expenses begin to pile up. These extraordinary expenses can burden already struggling families during a very vulnerable time.

To make matters worse, during recovery, insurance companies put pressure on accident survivors. The company’s main goal is to settle these cases quickly. They may not have the survivor’s best interest in mind.

When this happens, Montana and Oregon truck accident lawyers at Bliven Law Firm, P.C., can help. We know how to hold large trucking companies accountable, and we fight insurance companies aggressively for truck accident survivors.

How Our Truck Accident Lawyers Can Help You

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After a trucking accident in Montana and Oregon, Bliven Law Firm, P.C. can fight aggressively for you and your family. Truck accident cases are complex and require a law firm with both experience and resources necessary to win. We dedicate ourselves to our clients from the start and offer personalized and compassionate legal guidance every step of the way.

From gathering evidence to interviewing eyewitnesses, we know what it takes to win your case. Through meticulous investigation and preparation, we can identify all negligent parties so our clients can seek justice.

Have you or a loved one suffered serious injuries due to a commercial truck accident? Our truck accident attorneys can review your case and help you understand your best legal options. Contact our firm to schedule a free case evaluation.

Common Truck Accident Injuries

Truck accidents are often catastrophic, and these accidents often result in fatalities. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), more than 4,000 people lost their lives due to trucking accidents in 2018. Sadly, 67 percent of all truck accident fatalities were passenger vehicle occupants.

If you are fortunate enough to survive a trucking accident, your injuries are likely severe. Injured trucking accident survivors suffer from a wide variety of life-threatening injures, such as:

Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

After a trucking accident, there are often many different parties responsible for the crash. The truck driver, trucking company, shipping company and truck manufacturer may all share some of the liability. Fortunately, an experienced semi-truck accident lawyer will know how to get to the bottom of your trucking accident case. Your lawyer will help establish who is to blame so you can obtain the money you deserve.

As there are several entities that may be held liable, there are also many ways a truck accident is caused. The most common causes of truck accidents include:

  • Fatigued truck drivers
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Poor weather conditions
  • Speeding
  • Reckless or aggressive driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Poor truck maintenance
  • Improperly trained truck drivers
  • Improper loading of cargo
  • Truck defect
  • Trucking part malfunction

What To Do If You Were Involved In A Truck Accident

After an automobile accident in Montana, you must take specific actions in order to protect your safety and legal rights:

  1. First, if feasible, move to a safer position without leaving the scene of the collision.
  2. Assess yourself for injuries and contact 911 at once to report the accident and ask for medical aid if necessary. 
  3. It is essential that you take pictures of the accident, including all vehicles involved, the surrounding area, and any visible injuries, before moving any of the vehicles.
  4. Share details with the other driver, such as names, contact info, insurance information; and car registration information. If there are eyewitnesses, be sure to get their contact details as well.
  5. Any accident that results in injury, death, or property damage in excess of $1,000 must be reported under Montana law. 
  6. Seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if you feel fine. Some injuries may not be immediately apparent. This step is also vital for documenting your injuries, which could be crucial for any insurance claim or legal action.
  7. Finally, connect with an automobile accident attorney in Montana. They can help you navigate the legal system, deal with insurance companies, and ensure you obtain proper recompense for losses and injuries.

Contact Our Montana and Oregon Truck Accident Lawyers for Help

The Montana and Oregon personal injury lawyers at Bliven Law Firm, P.C., handle all types of trucking accidents in Kalispell, Columbia Falls, Whitefish, and Big Fork. We also serve clients in Flathead County, Glacier National Park, West Glacier and throughout the state of Montana. If you suffered an injury in a trucking accident, we can help. We know that you need someone on your side after a serious trucking accident. That is why we offer free initial consultations with our attorneys. Call us and discover why so many Montana and Oregon accident survivors count on Bliven Law Firm, P.C..

 Call us at (406) 625-0100 or fill out our confidential contact form for a consultation with a Oregon and Montana truck accident attorney.

Injured in a Truck Accident? You Deserve Fair Compensation

After a serious truck accident, accident survivors deserve compensation for their injuries, pain and suffering. They may need money to help pay for all injuries and medical care both now and in the future. At the Bliven Law Firm, P.C., our Montana and Oregon truck accident lawyers can help injured accident survivors get maximum compensation for economic and non-economic damages. These damages include:

Economic Damages

  • Medical expenses
  • Long-term care
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of future earnings

Non-economic Damages

  • PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Pain and suffering

Unfortunately, insurance companies are not always willing to play fair with injured accident survivors. Insurers will look for any excuses to reduce the amount of money paid after accidents. As such, adjusters may try to pin some or all of the blame on injured accident survivors. They may even try to claim that injuries are not serious. That is why accident survivors need an experienced accident attorney fighting for them from the very start.

At Bliven Law Firm, P.C., we know how to win complex trucking accident cases for our clients. Our Oregon and Montana truck accident attorneys have the experience, knowledge and resources to go toe-to-toe with large insurance companies.

  • Handling the Details, So You Can Recover

    If you can’t come to our office to discuss your claims due to injury or grief, we offer hospital and home visits. Weekend and evening appointments are available.

  • Providing Answers & Solutions
    Taking on the legal system can seem overwhelming without prior knowledge or experience. Our Montana personal injury lawyers understand that this situation is not easy. That is why we dedicate our practice to helping those injured in various types of accidents.
  • Customized Legal Strategies
    All of the legal professionals at Bliven Law Firm, P.C. understand that each injured victim has a unique situation. We work hard to obtain advance settlements for medical treatment and lost wages before the final settlement.
  • Dedicated & Experienced Counsel

    Bliven Law Firm has been serving the injured individuals throughout Montana and Oregon for over 25 years. We have the tools, experience, and resources to effectively advocate on your behalf.