Attorney Eric Hageman at Truck Inspection
Attorney Eric Hageman inspects a commercial truck. He is a national speaker in the areas of truck accident litigation and traumatic brain injury. You can contact Eric at 1-888-377-8900.

Attorney Eric Hageman was a faculty member for a legal seminar put on by the National Business Institute entitled “Truck Accident Litigation 101.″

His presentation gave attorneys attending the seminar some guidance on providing the best possible representation to people whose lives have been shattered by a traffic accident caused by a commercial truck. His discussed the following:

  • Interviewing the client and family members;
  • Educating the client and family members at the initial interview;
  • Acting quickly to obtain information;
  • Obtaining evidence of the financial status and insurance status of the trucking company;
  • Finding evidence showing the trucking company or the truck driver did not care about safety;
  • Sending a spoliation letter;
  • Requesting relevant records and reports;
  • Getting statements from witnesses;
  • Inspecting the crash vehicles and scene of the accident;
  • Obtaining expert witnesses (forensic engineers, accident reconstruction specialists, etc.);
  • Obtaining evidence for a product liability claim;
  • Litigating a wrongful death claim;
  • Filing a lawsuit;
  • Obtaining evidence through “discovery”, a legal term that refers to the legal processes used to obtain evidence after a lawsuit has been filed.

About Eric Hageman

Eric Hageman represents clients in personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits against commercial truck drivers and trucking companies. He is a member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Interstate Trucking Litigation Group. Eric was named an “Attorney of the Year” for a $2,469,339 verdict for a family in a wrongful death lawsuit against a trucking company (Estate of Casey v. Western National Mutual Insurance Company, No. 27-CV-10-10984). Eric represents clients throughout the United States. He is also a national speaker in the areas of truck accident litigation and traumatic brain injury.