California Truck Accident
Very few can survive or come out unscathed after being involved in an accident with a truck. Victims who survive the tragic accident, end up suffering from 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, and we will help you file a case to recover the maximum compensation for lost income, present and future medical bills, and other damages you have suffered.
What is a California Truck Accident?
An accident which involves 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. California truck accident is categorized as an accident caused by the fault of another. Litigation in California truck accidents includes filing a claim against negligent 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 the California Law, as compared to other drivers.
Under California truck accident, the truck negligence can be categorized under two heads, driver faults or vehicle maintenance failure.
Some of the most common reasons of driver faults are:
- 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 department, those regulations are generally not followed and broken resulting in catastrophic accidents.
If you or your family member has been suffered or been hurt in a California truck accident, don’t get intimated by the trucking company or the insurance companies. They will try to pressurise you and force you to take up a deal which is not in your favour. It is advisable to let an experienced lawyer represent you in the negotiations, a professional California truck accident lawyer will help you get the best compensation for your damages and losses.
We at Khashan law 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 and confidential consultation.
Contact a Southern California Personal Injury Lawyer
The Southern California Personal Injury Lawyers at Khashan Law represents clients injured by dog bites, car accidents, workplace accidents, accidents on another’s property, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases. If you think you may have a personal injury case, please do not hesitate to seek the expert legal assistance you need to make things right. It costs nothing to call us, costs nothing for a consultation, and costs nothing to get us started looking out for your rights if we agree that you have a solid case.
Unexpected and unfortunate things happen to good people. Our caring legal professionals are here to help you recover the financial payment you deserve so you can get on with your life. Remember, all legal fees are based on a percentage of the award, and you pay nothing for our services until we win your case. We have three conveniently-located offices in Southern California.
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If you are an accident victim who has been injured in a vehicle accident, in a slip and fall accident at some business or facility, or injured by the negligent and wrongful conduct of others, and need answers to your questions or to find out what your case is worth, please call us today at (951) 461-2387 for a free, confidential consultation. Or if you prefer, fill out our Contact Form. A lawyer or staffer from Southern California Personal Injury Lawyers will call as soon as possible you to schedule an appointment.