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Are you considering a truck accident settlement?

Being involved in a truck accident can change your life in many ways. Depending on the circumstances, you may be in position to receive compensation for your injuries.

There are many courses of action you can follow in an attempt to receive compensation. While it may be in your best interest to file a lawsuit, this doesn't necessarily mean that your case will go before a jury. Instead, you could consider a settlement at any point in the process.

Generally speaking, a settlement helps all parties involved save both time and money. While this may be something you consider, you need to understand the pros and cons of this decision.

A settlement is reached through an alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation or arbitration. During this process, both parties have the opportunity to present their position without admitting fault. Furthermore, a neutral third party is available to push the negotiations forward.

On the downside, once you reach a binding settlement agreement, you lose your right to head to trial on the same claim. Along with this, there may be concerns about receiving less money than would have been awarded through the court system.

If you've been injured in a truck accident, and if you think you are in position to receive compensation from the negligent party, you want to learn more about all your options. This includes a truck accident settlement, as there are many benefits of going down this path. Once you learn more about your rights and how to move forward, an attorney can help you hold the responsible party accountable.

Source: FindLaw, "Trucking Accident Settlements: What to Expect," accessed Jan. 31, 2017

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HARRISON DAVIS
STEAKLEY MORRISON P.C.
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