Athens, TN asked in Personal Injury and Car Accidents for Alabama

Q: Am I reliable for this wreck and do I have a strong case of my own against Uhaul?

This year I rented a Uhaul pick up truck Jan 15. The next morning I left to go work a 100 miles from home and I called customermer service to report the truck wasn't operating correctly, it was running or coming to complete stop like it should. They sent out a mechanic to check out the truck in which he agreed and advised uhaul to replace/exchange the truck for different truck. That afternoon they sent me around town to 2 different stores going back and forth for over two hours only to still not get the truck exchanged from U-Haul. The next morning I decided to to take the truck back from where I originally rented it. On my way to the Uhaul store, the truck malfunctioned again which cause me to not stop at a stop sign and caused me to be hit fairly hard. At that time I didn't think I was injured but the next day I started getting head ache and tight muscles in my neck, shoulders and back. To this day I can't turn my head but so far and have constant pain from that wreck. The driver of

1 Lawyer Answer
Justin McMinn
Justin McMinn
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Austin, TX

A: I am sorry to hear that this happened to you. It is possible that U-haul has liability. You may be covered by an insurance policy you carry on a personal vehicle. Contact an attorney that handles personal injury cases in your area. They will be able to look into your specific situation. While you remember all the details of everything that happened, write down what you remember. Keep records of anything leading up to the accident. This can include contracts, phone records, police report, doctor's visits. When you meet with the attorney, be sure to bring all records you have. It is a good idea to see the doctor, as health should come first. Additionally, a lapse in treatment may cast doubt on your injuries. Good luck!

(This is not intended as legal advice)

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