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Legal Funding on Tractor Trailer Accidents

TriMark is one of America’s foremost semi-truck accident lawsuit loan companies. We provide low-cost cash advances on tractor trailer accidents nationwide.

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If you’ve been involved in a truck accident and filed a claim but have encountered a financial setback in the middle of it all, semi truck accident lawsuit loans may be your best chance at getting cash relief.

Handling a large vehicle, such as a semi truck, entails a huge responsibility. Despite the driver’s training and experience, accidents do happen.

Truckers often deal with several things at once on the road. They’re forced to follow unrealistic schedules just to meet the deadline. This results in fatigue and even causes them to fall asleep while driving, which can lead to mishaps.

Some truck drivers also resort to drinking alcohol and taking drugs to keep themselves awake while on duty. Speeding and overtaking to reach their destination quickly pose problems as well. Such practices make them highway hazards.

But for the victims of truck wrecks and car crashes, the consequences are beyond bearable. Injuries sustained usually involve your back, neck, spinal cord, and even brain. These temporarily or sometimes permanently disable you from working and performing daily activities.

Your normal life may have been put on hold. But your day-to-day expenses still pile up. Monthly rents, phone bills, utility bills, and of course, your medical bills can accumulate if you settle them late.

Someone’s negligence should not put your life and dreams to ruins. Pre settlement funding can help you change course if you need cash now. At TriMark, we can advance 20%-50% of your future settlement as you recover from your injuries and wait for your case to settle.

Call (877) 932-2628 and speak with one of our funding experts today.

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Semi Truck Accident Settlement Loans

When you’re facing a financial setback after sorting through the chaos, filing a claim for damages, and waiting for your case to resolve, you can rely on TriMark to be at your service.

We offer pre-settlement and post-settlement loans to plaintiffs who have been affected by a semi truck accident. Get a non-recourse lawsuit cash advance, with a “no win, no pay” setup, to help you cover mounting bills and expenses.

A pre settlement loan is not your typical payday loan. It does not require good credit, real estate collateral, or co-signors. The sole basis of qualification is the strength of your case.

To receive legal funding, you must be represented by a contingent fee attorney and have sustained significant injuries.You must also be expecting to receive a minimum net of $ 60,000 after all deductions are applied.

Do not be disheartened by an unforeseen road accident. TriMark is ready to help you with your medical bills and monthly bills while you wait for your due compensation to come.

Get Settlement Loans for Semi Truck Accidents

Receive an instant cash advance in three simple steps. Fill out our online form, or call us at (877) 932-2628, submit the necessary documents, and receive a confirmation from us within 24 to 72 hours.

Don’t settle for loans that take advantage of you. With TriMark’s non-recourse cash advances, there are no hidden and surprise fees. 

No background checks are implemented and no upfront fees are required. Just make sure to submit all supporting documentation for your case to be processed quickly.

TriMark is always here to take care of your financial concerns while you bounce back from the stress your accident may have caused you.

How to Qualify for Tractor Trailer Accident Lawsuit Loans

Pending Cases

These are the criteria for eligibility for plaintiffs with pending cases:

  • You are represented by a contingent-fee attorney.
  • You must have sustained significant injuries from the semi-truck accident.
  • Your anticipated value should net at least $150,000 (gross award less attorney fees, case costs, medical liens, etc.).
  • Your settlement check must be deposited to, and be distributed out of, your attorney’s trust account.

Settled Cases 

Your application will be assessed based on the actual value of your compensation or settlement. You must provide documentation showing that you will net a minimum of $60,000 after all deductions.

Common Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents

1. Driver Fatigue

Truckers deal with pressure brought about by unrealistic schedules. They are used to sleeping shortly or not at all. Just so they can make their deadlines, they stick to this routine even if it means running on little to no fuel (no pun intended).

Without quality rest, semi-truck drivers can feel fatigued on the job. They can have trouble concentrating or responding quickly to road circumstances. In worst cases, they can fall asleep at the wheel. Such conditions can lead to the driver making mistakes on the road, even causing a devastating accident.

2. Alcohol and Drugs

Drinking and driving don’t and shouldn’t mix. But some truck drivers admittedly take alcohol, as well as drugs, while on duty. A group of researchers compiled studies across countries with large trucking industries and found that 50% of the respondents drank and drove. 

About 30% took amphetamines, while 20% and 3% used marijuana and cocaine. These psychoactive drugs keep drivers awake. However, they can also lead to risky maneuvers and, in turn, accidents. Once their effect wears off, they can make a person feel more sleepy. This situation can also result in road mishaps.

3. Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is responsible for nine deaths and 1,000 injuries every day. Texting is one of the most common activities to be reported. But the risk of checking a mobile device or taking one’s attention off the road, for that matter, does not end with texting. 

If you’re a trucker coasting along a long highway or navigating a local road, it can get pretty boring quickly. Some, then, may reach for the phone to play music. Others may eat while controlling the wheel — anything to multitask and prevent themselves from falling asleep. 

Instead of driving with undivided attention, these diversions can occupy their minds and cause them to commit errors behind the wheel.

4. Poor Vehicle and Cargo Maintenance

Poorly maintained trucks are often the cause of truck accidents. Tires blow out, brakes fail. Such things could have been avoided, though. Many accidents could have been prevented.

But the reality is that many truckers do not have the time to maintain their vehicles properly. They’re often running out of time, so they go out without fully ensuring their trucks are in tip-top shape. 

The law requires them to care for their vehicle and cargo. Drivers also need to keep the weight of their shipment according to shipping standards. 

5. Speeding and Overtaking

When catching a deadline, drivers may risk going faster than what’s allowed for commercial trucks or semi-trucks. They can speed right behind smaller cars or even overtake them. Heavy vehicles may pose a hazard if their drivers insist on speeding or overtaking, especially when stuck in slow-moving traffic.

Meanwhile, other motorists may want to get as far away from the cargo-laden trucks and attempt to overtake. Or they may swerve and change lanes, which can usually cause accidents. 

Either party must be patient in an already-challenging road situation to prevent the creation of even more significant dangers.

What to Do After a Semi-Truck Accident?

Your safety is the top priority. Call 911 if you can safely assess and relay the condition of your companions and other people (and vehicles) involved. The dispatcher will call the police and send an ambulance/ambulances based on the details you provide.

Once you’ve called the accident in, there’s nothing left to do but wait for help to arrive. The next steps are also crucial:

1. File a Police Report

No matter how minor the accident seems, file a police report. It will serve as quick documentation of the incident and the records of the vehicles involved.

2. Seek Medical Attention

It may not always be apparent that you didn’t sustain injuries or harm. Even if you’re feeling okay, you need to get checked for any internal damage you may have suffered from the accident. A full medical evaluation can help you see the big picture and address immediate dangers.

3. Document Evidence of the Crash

Your safety is important, so do this step only if you can safely go outside the vehicle. Take photos, contact details of involved parties and eyewitnesses, and road and weather conditions.

If a semi-truck driver is involved, you can ask for their name, home address, phone number, email address, license number, insurance company and policy number, employer and trucking company, and other identification details.

You may also approach witnesses who might provide you with different perspectives on how the crash happened. However, it is not your job to get their statement. Ask for their contact details alone. But if the police are quite busy, you may get into questioning them yourself if they’re willing to share information.

4. Get Your Vehicle Appraised

Don’t rush to get your car repaired. Take photos of each outer side, assess for actual damages (some may not be obvious to you right away), and then wait for clearance from the insurance company. The appraisal is vital for you to recover repair costs.

Before taking it back on the road, make sure to bring it to the mechanic for thorough inspection and repair.

5. Watch What You Say

If you happen to be at fault or share responsibility for the accident, we’re not saying you should lie. But leave the details for when you’re alone with your lawyer. If a truck driver is liable, avoid unpleasantly speaking to them. Don’t do anything that can eventually hurt your case.

6. Don’t Post on Social Media

This part is related to the previous tip. Avoid sharing details on social media, especially what can be considered a revelation of your physical or emotional condition during the accident. Share updates only with your family members and close contacts.

7. Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer

Seek professional help from someone who knows the ins and outs of a personal injury case, especially one that involves trucks and truck drivers. The legal process tends to be complicated. Your attorney will be the best person to advise you on what to say or do while you focus on recovering from your injuries.

You’ll also need a lawyer who can navigate the tricky realms of negotiations and trials.

How to Apply for Truck Accident Settlement Funding

Get a semi truck accident lawsuit loan  in three convenient steps, only with TriMark:

  1. Fill out an application form online or call us to have one of our friendly legal funding experts assist you.
  2. We will evaluate the merits of your case based on the documents you submitted. Applications with complete documents have more chances of getting approved.
  3. In 24 to 72 hours, we’ll let you know of your application result. If your lawsuit funding request is approved, you’ll just have to wait for your funds in one to 24 hours.

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The Southern California woman that hung perilously in a crumpled vehicle — her two young daughters in the backseat — from a bridge's edge near Buellton has settled a civil lawsuit for $1 million against the Arroyo Grande trucking company whose driver caused the wreck. Kelli and Jason Groves, of San Juan Capistrano, filed the complaint last year against R and R Auto Wrecking Inc. and the estate of Charles Allison Jr. The couple's daughters, Sage and Mylo, also were named in the litigation. Allison, a Grover Beach resident, was the driver of the empty 18-wheeler gravel truck that caused the collision. He died in the Jan. 12, 2012, fiery crash…. Read more
A Dallas County jury has awarded a $6 million verdict to two North Texas men who suffered severe injuries when a tractor-trailer slammed into several vehicles that had slowed on the interstate in order to navigate around a minor car accident. The plaintiffs were carpooling to work just before sunrise on June 13, 2014, when they came upon an accident on Interstate 35 north of Waxahachie, Texas. As traffic began to slow and come to a stop, an 18-wheeler barreled into seven cars, violently slamming the plaintiffs' pickup into a commercial delivery truck. The plaintiffs endured multiple surgeries and lengthy hospital stays as a result of the accident. "This was a horrific accident and my clients were lucky to survive, but it was an accident … Read more
The National Transportation Safety Board has sided with comedian Tracy Morgan in placing the blame for a deadly highway crash squarely on a sleep-deprived Wal-Mart truck driver. The 2014 accident left comic James “Jimmy Mack” McNair dead and Morgan severely injured after the semi truck smashed into the comics’ limo after cruising up to 20 mph over the speed limit. Kevin Roper, the Georgia truck driver, who’d been awake for 28 hours, might have prevented the accident by slowing his vehicle to 45 mph, the posted limit along the stretch of New Jersey Turnpike then undergoing construction work. The truck had been traveling at 65 mph, but is thought to have hit Morgan’s limo at 47-53 mph. In today’s report, the NTSB also noted that Morgan and the other passengers in the limo-van, were not wearing seat belts and had adjusted the vehicle’s headrests, contributing to the severity of injuries…. Read more
It was almost midnight when Walter Price eased his 18-wheeler into the right lane on Interstate 75 near Atlanta. As he began to bank onto the exit ramp he’d been taking for the past 10 years, Price had no idea he was entering America’s most dangerous hot zone for truck drivers. As Price rounded the curve onto Exit 238-B that cold night in February 2012, a small black car darted in front of him on an otherwise deserted highway. The car’s driver slammed on the brakes to negotiate the exit’s sharp curve. Price had to veer left and hit his brakes to avoid a collision. But the curve was too sharp and Price’s 36-ton rig carrying car parts began to roll. “Once you hear the … Read more

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