When you are driving down the road and are approaching a large commercial truck, we know that you just want to get around it or stay back. These are large vehicles that can cause significant damage in a crash. We saw this recently in an incident involving a tanker truck on the 14 Freeway.
If you need a truck accident attorney in Los Angeles, you can count on the qualified and experienced team at JML Law to be by your side. We will work diligently to secure the compensation you need.
The crash we are talking about happened recently near Acton and shut down the 14 Freeway for a while. It involved multiple vehicles in a chain-reaction crash, including a propane tanker truck.
A mother and daughter were injured in the crash and were airlifted to trauma centers. Three others were injured and taken to nearby hospitals in ambulances. Thankfully, everyone is expected to survive the incident.
We know this crash could have been much worse. Commercial trucks are very large vehicles that weigh, on average, 15 times more than a passenger vehicle. When these truck as involved in crashes, it is not uncommon for us to see the following injuries:
For many of these injuries, it is not uncommon for victims to see medical bills that reach into hundreds of thousands of dollars. If a victim is unable to work while they recover, this could mean lost income they need to support themselves and their families.
We know that there are two main causes of truck accidents:
*Please note that many trucks, like the one mentioned in the story, carry hazardous materials that can extend the injuries to a wide area.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a vehicle crash or an incident involving a large truck, you may need to seek legal assistance. At JML Law, we know that the aftermath of these incidents can become complicated and confusing. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will work to ensure that you are treated fairly by insurance companies and receive the compensation you deserve. This can include: