If you or a loved one is involved in a truck accident, you could be facing serious long-term injuries, medical bills, and lost wages. You will need an attorney who specializes in truck accidents and knows how to protect your rights and your future. Our attorneys, at JML Law in San Francisco, have the knowledge and experience accumulated from over 40 years of practice. Let us ensure that your claim is handled professionally and that you receive the max possible settlement to compensate you for trauma sustained from the accident. Contact our offices near you today for a free consultation at 818-610-8800.
Common Causes Of Truck Accidents
- Poor vehicle maintenance
- Equipment failure
- Driver error
- Inclement weather
- Improper cargo loading
Even with the proper training, trucks are large and difficult to maneuver. The devastation caused by truck accidents is generally far more traumatic than that of smaller cars. Not only are there federal trucking regulations in place to protect traffic safety nationwide, but each state has it’s own set of trucking regulations as well. These regulations set parameters on truck size, weight, which routes they can take, how long the driver can drive continuously, and even how often they have to sleep.
There are several types of vehicles classified as large trucks. Some types of trucks include:
- Delivery trucks
- Semi trucks
- Tractor trailers
- Service trucks
- Cement trucks
- Construction trucks
- Dump trucks
Common Injuries Associated With Truck Accidents
- Back and neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Head and brain injuries
- Rib injuries
- Internal trauma
Injuries sustained in a truck accident can be serious and persist for life. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there are approximately 475 thousand crashes annually. Around four thousand truck accidents each year result in fatalities. Even with new traffic safety laws, CDL courses and driver testing, accidents involving trucks have not significantly decreased. If you have been in a truck accident contact JML Law in San Francisco today. Let our expert truck accident attorneys discuss with you all possible legal actions you have available to take. Each situation is unique and will be thoroughly investigated. If a settlement of fair compensation is not reached, our attorneys are qualified and willing to litigate in court.
If you have been involved in a truck accident, insurance companies might offer small and quick settlements. These offers do not include or take into consideration the amount of trauma, medical fees, or possible lost wages that you will occur. Our attorneys at JML Law have the investigative tools to properly document all aspects of your accident and seek to determine the cause. We will build your claim and mediate on your behalf to ensure you are accurately compensated. We do not get paid if there is no settlement reached. Call our offices today in San Francisco at 818-610-8800 or visit our website at www.jmllaw.com to begin consulting with our attorneys. Do not take your chances with assurances from the at-fault parties counsel. Let JML Law handle negotiations and ensure your claim is given the attention it deserves.
Get Your Questions Answered. Contact Our Lawyers.
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident, give us a call at 818-610-8800 or send us an email to schedule a free initial consultation. There is no risk to meet with us. We get paid only if we win your claim.