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A semi-truck crashed into another vehicle and the vehicles are very damaged.

Why Hire a Trucking Accident Attorney

A truck accident often results in devastating property damage and catastrophic or even fatal injuries. With an accident of this nature, you cannot simply hope that the Defendant's insurer will treat you fairly.

Before founding his own firm, Attorney Boughter was an insurance defense attorney. This experience and firsthand knowledge of the strategies and tactics of insurance companies make him a valuable asset to have on your side for South Bend and Fort Wayne truck accident cases. We will vigorously represent you in your truck accident case while ensuring that your rights are not violated.

Truck Accident Claims

There are many different types of violations under the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that trucking companies often violate, including:

  • Improper stopping
  • Driver fatigue
  • Logbook violations
  • Dock violations
  • Improperly loaded trailers
  • Weight violations
  • Maintenance violations
  • Timing-out violations

Additionally, a driver's history and drug or alcohol use as well as the presence of defective equipment will come into question. You need an experienced Fort Wayne truck accident lawyer on your side. We know where the evidence of negligent driving is — and we know how to get it.

What to do if you've been the victim of a truck accident?

It is important to remember that a trucking company will have its own team at the site of an accident quickly — often within minutes. The company will immediately begin building its case against you. It is necessary to have an experienced Fort Wayne trucking accident attorney with the resources to investigate the accident immediately. The Boughter Law Office will not be intimidated by the trucking companies or the insurance carriers. Look to the Boughter Law Office in Fort Wayne, South Bend, or Indianapolis to protect you and fight for the compensation you deserve in your Indiana truck accident claim.




Trucking Accidents & Out-of-Pocket Costs

Some of the largest and most expensive accidents involve big trucks—thousands of people in the United States die annually from collisions with trucks. Regardless of the cause, the occurrence of a truck accident is enough to greatly affect the lives of those involved, financially and physically as well if there are injuries. The combination of the two escalates the ultimate cost of the accident and soon the medical bills, missed work, and more start to pile up.…

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Filing a Claim When Another Driver Isn’t at Fault

Sometimes it’s easy to know who to point fingers at in the aftermath of an accident. In some cases, however, driver negligence isn’t a factor in an accident. There are actually countless cases in which the factors that caused the accident were outside the drivers’ control. So when the other driver is not the cause, how do you go about getting compensation for any injuries you sustained or damages to your vehicle? When no one is at fault for the…

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