If you have been seriously injured in a trucking accident in the state of Utah, there are a number of things that I would recommend that you do right away. First, you need to seek medical care for any injuries that you have sustained. If you are injured, you need to get in to see a doctor who can help you understand what those injuries are and what you need to do to fix those injuries.
Second, you need to make sure that you follow any of the recommendations from your doctor. If the doctor instructs you do something or instructs you to come back for a follow-up appointment, it’s important that you do those things. Third, you need to hire an attorney early on in the process. An attorney can step into the case, help organize it, and help you avoid some of the common mistakes and some of the pitfalls that people fall into.
Fourth, it’s important when selecting an attorney that they be a trial attorney. A trial attorney is one that is willing to take your case to a jury verdict. The insurance companies know who the trial attorneys are and they treat those cases differently and offer more value and compensation to cases that are run by trial attorneys.