California truck accident

Very few can survive or come out unscathed after being involved in a truck crash. Survivors of a tragic truck accident, end up being victims of pain and suffering. They may suffer brain injuries, fractures, soft tissue damage, etc. If you or your family member has been a victim of a California truck accident which you were not responsible for, contact us at Khashan law firm, and we will help you file a case to recover the maximum compensation you deserve for lost income, present and future medical bills, and other damages you have suffered.

What is a Truck Accident?

An accident which involves a vehicle weighing more than 10,000 pounds is categorized as a truck accident. These types of truck accidents end up causing a lot of property damage, physical injury and in some cases even death. A truck accident is categorized as an accident caused by the fault of another. Litigation in California truck accidents includes filing a claim against the responsible parties like the negligent trucking companies and the truck drivers hired by them. A truck driver’s negligence can cause the most disastrous injuries on the road, therefore a truck driver is required to maintain a higher standard of care under California Law, as compared to other drivers.

What are the common reasons for a Truck Accident?

Under California truck accident, the truck negligence can be categorized under two heads, driver faults or vehicle maintenance failure.

In California, truck accidents and truck negligence can be categorized under two heads, driver fault or vehicle maintenance failure.

Some of the most common reasons of driver faults are:

  • Negligence
  • Inexperience
  • Tiredness or lack of sleep
  • Intoxicated while driving or under drug influence
  • Rash driving
  • Improper loading of goods on the truck
  • Untrained or lack of training

Some of the most common reasons for vehicle maintenance failure are:

  • Defective tires, brakes and steering wheel
  • Regular maintenance of the truck not conducted
  • Malfunctioned parts of the truck

Truck accidents are very common in California. Though the operation of the licensed trucks is regulated and controlled by the Federal Motor carrier safety administration, those regulations are generally not followed and broken resulting in catastrophic accidents.

How can a California Truck Accident Attorney help you?

If you or your family member has suffered or been hurt in a California truck accident, don’t get intimated by the trucking companies or the insurance companies. They will try to pressurize you and force you to take up a deal which is not in your favor. It is advisable to let an experienced truck accident lawyer represent you in the negotiations. A professional truck accident attorney will help you get the best compensation you deserve for your damages and losses.

We at Khashan law firm will accurately investigate your case, interview the witnesses of the accident, and strongly fight for your interests during negotiations. Call us today at (951) 461-2387 for a free consultation

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Hiring a truck accident lawyer will help you secure a truck accident claim and the compensation you deserve. An experienced truck accident lawyer will study the facts of the case, conduct interviews with witnesses, undertake extensive research, collect evidence and testimonies, determine and name the responsible parties. An experienced lawyer will represent you against the trucking companies and insurance companies and prepare a fool proof case to secure your compensation.
Unlike car accidents where the driver of the car responsible for the accident is held liable for the accident, in Commercial truck accidents it is difficult to determine the party at fault. A trucking company owns the truck and employs the truck driver. Hence in case of a truck accident the truck driver’s employer, the trucking company can also be held responsible for the truck driver’s actions.
Other than the truck driver and the trucking company, several other parties can be held responsible for the truck accident. They are:

  • The truck manufacturer, in case of malfunctioning parts leading to the accident.
  • Truck maintenance vendor, who is responsible for maintaining the truck and ensuring it is in proper condition.
  • A local government or road contractors are responsible for maintaining the roads.

Some of the most common types of truck accident cases are:

  • Jackknife
  • Truck Rollovers
  • Tire Blowout
  • Accident due to Blind Spots
  • Rear-end trucking accident
  • Head on collision
  • T-Bone accidents
  • Distracted Driving
  • Driving under the influence
  • Malfunctioning parts like brake failure

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