Thank you for spending a moment with Georgelis Injury Law Firm – serving Lancaster, PA and beyond. If you or a family member are dealing with injuries related to a tractor-trailer accident, we are here to be your powerful legal advocate and guide you through the maze of legal intricacies involved. This all revolves around uncovering the facts, seeking justice, and securing maximum financial compensation.
Tractor trailers are motorized behemoths. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, every year in the US, approximately 50,000 of them are involved in accidents. More specifically, Lancaster County ranks among the top five Pennsylvania counties for the most truck accidents, every year, in the state.
Injuries resulting from tractor-trailer accidents are especially devastating due to these vehicles’ enormous sizes and weights. If you’ve been involved in this type of accident, you might be asking yourself: “Will I be able to return to work? Is my mobility permanently altered? Do I need a law firm to help me?”
Some answers may not be crystal-clear at this point, but one answer is clear: Yes, you do need a tractor-trailer accident law firm to help you, and the reasons will soon become very obvious! Georgelis Injury Law Firm is industry-recognized and award-winning. We will leave no legal stone unturned as we counteract insurance companies’ efforts to keep your money in their pockets!
What to Know About Insurance Companies
At Georgelis Injury Law Firm, our tractor-trailer accident attorneys will utilize all of the necessary resources to maximize your recovery. This is vital since employers and insurance company representatives and adjusters use a variety of means necessary to diminish, delay, or fully deny victims’ financial recoveries.
Here are a couple of examples… The commercial trucking company and its insurance company usually involve their attorneys immediately after an accident causing serious bodily injury. They do this for many reasons, all geared toward minimizing or eradicating their liability or reducing the monetary damages they rightfully owe you and your family. Once the “big guns” are involved, they bring in experts to reconstruct the accident and render opinions to support their driver’s version of events, not yours.
If you do not have a top-notch truck accident attorney involved on your behalf, from the get-go, the employer and insurance carrier can perform these tasks unchecked, and you could lose your chance to procure and test very valuable evidence. The best truck accident attorneys know how to promptly and fully conduct these accident investigations, including garnering witness statements, advising the commercial trucking company to preserve any and all video footage, documentation and other material evidence that could disappear over time and bringing the necessary experts aboard to conduct the proper analyses of the accident scene and the commercial vehicle that was involved in the collision.
Our law firm, exhaustively, prepares for every case. We do not accept settlement offers unless they fully compensate our clients and their families for injuries and losses. Under our watch, you can rest assured you will not fall into any traps set by the insurance company.
Benefit from the Best of the Best
Georgelis Injury Law Firm’s skill and experience uniquely qualify it in serving the legal needs of our Lancaster, PA clients. Attorney Tony Georgelis has been recognized as a top trial attorney by some of America’s most prominent legal societies, including 1) National Trial Lawyers Top 100; 2) Million Dollar Advocates Forum; 3) Distinguished Judicial Advocates; 4) Super Lawyers; and 5) National Association of Distinguished Counsel Top 1%.
Our commanding skills and insight regarding accident injuries, of all types, mean residents of Lancaster, PA have a law firm they can turn to that will become their powerhouse legal team!
From a $1,400,000 auto accident recovery case, to a $1.25 million motorcycle injury claim, to a $300,000 dog-bite recovery, to a $1.5 million commercial trucking accident award, to a $165,000 slip-and-fall settlement, our skill and our strategies mean our Lancaster, PA patrons can count on real results and real justice!
Our law firm’s victories become our clients’ victories. Over more than 100 jury trials and thousands of hearings and other judicial proceedings, our legal team has earned more than $60 million in recoveries for Lancaster County’s injured workers and accident victims. We will work just as hard for you and your tractor-trailer accident claim!
Georgelis Law has been voted the #1 law firm in Lancaster County, PA as part of Lancaster County Magazine‘s Best-of-Lancaster Survey for 8 years running! Our trial lawyers deliver success, with over 99% of cases, won! We promise to put your mind at ease during this challenging time as we fight for the financial compensation you, rightfully, deserve!
Additionally, our law firm’s attorneys, paralegals, and other professionals are passionate about serving the needs of Lancaster County, PA clients with the utmost compassion, dedication and professionalism. This is reflected by the 150 5-star Google reviews authored by our previous and current clients.
Our success stories include tractor-trailer cases, of all types:
Tractor-Trailer Accidents and Other Vehicles
When an accident takes place that involves a tractor-trailer, you can bet the commercial trucking company and insurance carrier will be working quickly to figure out how they will limit what they will pay. Whether your car, SUV, or pick-up truck was hit by a semi, our accident lawyers will utilize their commanding knowledge of the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations as they, authoritatively, present your case.
Our tractor-trailer attorneys will conduct a thorough inspection of the accident scene and truck involved in the accident, making sure to preserve all of the evidence that help build a strong and persuasive claim to recover for your losses, damages and pain and suffering.
Tractor-Trailer Accidents and Bicycles & Motorcycles
Were you on a bicycle or motorcycle when a tractor-trailer hit you? If so, you need to call our law firm, right away. Accidents can involve speeding, faulty road conditions, a semi veering into a designated bicycle lane, and other causative factors.
The real issue is making sure you receive the monetary recovery you are due! Fighting for the rights of Lancaster, PA clients is our business, and we will fight for you! Give us a call!
Tractor-Trailer Accidents and Pedestrians
Being a pedestrian is, inherently, dangerous since moving vehicles are in close proximity to people jogging through crosswalks, standing on street corners, or strolling on sidewalks next to busy thoroughfares.
If you were injured as a pedestrian, the at-fault driver must be held accountable and the insurance company must be firmly dealt with to ensure they do not succeed in minimizing your financial recovery.
Be aware, however, that the Pennsylvania statute-of-limitations dictates the amount of time you can legally file a claim to receive compensation for loss of income, medical bills, loss of previous lifestyle, and more. Give our tractor-trailer accident law firm a call to discuss your situation!
Tractor-Trailer Accidents and Distracted Drivers
Distracting driving has taken on a disturbing dimension since illegal mobile-phone usage has become so common with drivers behind the wheel. If a tractor-trailer driver was on a mobile phone just before your accident occurred, we can uncover the proof by utilizing mobile phone data that could bolster your case. Additionally, any video footage or ‘black box’ data could reveal a treasure trove of details that could prove negligence, or even recklessness, on the part of the semi-truck driver or the company that owns the truck.
Contact Georgelis Injury Law Firm, Today!
Lost time can result in lost compensation – contact our tractor-trailer accident law firm, today! Lancaster, PA residents can connect with our law firm in a variety of ways:
Our attorneys are available evenings and weekends to visit with you at your home, office, hospital, or rehab center. Know, also, that our Lancaster, PA clients pay no out-of-pocket expenses. We receive a fee only through successful recoveries!
COVID-19 Won’t Deter Us!
These unprecedented times have been challenging. At Georgelis Injury Law Firm, however, we remain resolute with meeting the legal needs of our neighbors in Lancaster, PA and other communities. Extra precautionary measures have been implemented to ensure the safety of our clients and our committed staff. COVID-19 may be relentless, but so are we! Georgelis Law is here for you!
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