Browse our frequently asked questions (FAQs) for quick answers to common questions about truck accident cases at Brown & Crouppen Law Firm.


How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?

It depends on your state.

The statute of limitations for truck accident claims in the state of Missouri is 5 years. This means that individuals have 5 years from the date of the accident to pursue legal action.


How much is my truck accident case worth?

This will vary depending on many factors of your case.

The average truck accident settlement is approximately 42,909.88 – this includes trucking accident cases where the defendant was operating a tractor trailer or other commercial truck.


How Long Do Truck Accident Cases Take?

Most cases settle within 6 months to 16 months.

Most truck accident cases take 6-16 months to settle. However, each case is different. Ultimately, the length of a case will depend on the unique details of the case.


How can a truck accident lawyer help?

A truck accident lawyer will provide help and support throughout your case.

A lawyer will help case investigations by identifying the liable party, collect supporting evidence for your case, negotiate a fair settlement with the insurance company, or prepare a case for trial.


Can I pursue a case against a towing company?

Yes, if they caused damage to your vehicle or caused an injury to your or a loved one.

Towing companies can be held liable for a number of things including illegal or predatory tows, causing damage to the vehicle itself or its contents, personal injuries caused to others, and unlawful billing.


What happens if a semi truck hit me?

You may have a case if you were hit by a semi truck.

However, this ultimately depends on the details and circumstances surrounding the accident. If the accident was caused by a negligent or wrongful act by either the truck driver or their employer, you may be able to recover compensation for damages.


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