San Diego Truck Accident Attorney
Although numerous laws are in place to regulate the trucking industry throughout the U.S., not all companies follow these, and even when followed to the letter trucking accidents still occur with startling frequency. In 2008 alone, 380,000 large trucks were involved in traffic accidents throughout the U.S. California had the second-highest number of large trucks involved in fatal trucking accidents, at 304.*
Being involved in an auto accident with a large truck, which the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration classifies as a truck that weighs more than 10,000 pounds, is likely to have disastrous results. The occupants of the other vehicles are more likely to suffer serious or fatal injury, as opposed to the occupants of the large truck. This is one of the many reasons it is important for the victim of a San Diego trucking accident to consider consulting a lawyer as soon as possible.
Helping Truck Accident Victims and Their Families
Pacific Attorney Group represents victims of truck accidents throughout the San Diego area. We understand that involvement in a trucking accident may dramatically alter your life, and we want to assist you in rebuilding your life as much as possible. Through the personalized and aggressive representation our law firm offers to San Diego truck accident victims, we wish to assist you in recovering the highest amount of financial compensation possible for your particular case.
Talk to a San Diego Accident Attorney Today!
Find out more about our law firm and how a San Diego truck accident attorney can help you, do not wait to call us at 1-800-358-9617. Your initial case evaluation is free and confidential. We can help you understand what you’re up against and how an attorney can assist you in handling this important matter.
San Diego Truck-Car Accident Attorney
Have you been hit by a truck while driving in your car?
Many of the 6 million auto accidents that occur annually in the United States involve a car being hit by a truck. These accidents are often devastating for the individual or individuals in the car, due to the size differential between the two vehicles. Fully loaded, a semi truck can reach 40 tons in weight and nearly 75 feet in length, while a passenger car will usually only reach 2 tons in weight and 15-20 feet in length.
While these accidents can occur due to chance or some external factor, they are often the result of negligence on the part of the truck driver, the truck manufacturer, or the trucking company that operates the vehicle. If this is the case, the victims in the car are frequently entitled to compensation for their injuries by the responsible party. If you have sustained injury in a truck-car accident, a San Diego personal injury attorney is available to assist you in seeking fair compensation to cover the costs of your injuries and other damages.
Professional Legal Help for the Victims of Truck-Car Accidents
Negligence in a truck-car accident can come from a variety of sources. The trucking company may have overworked their driver, leading to fatigue, or they may have improperly serviced the truck, causing some sort of mechanical failure. The trucking company that built the truck may have utilized defective parts, again resulting in some kind of mechanical failure. Or the truck driver may have been driving while distracted, or driving recklessly. In any of these cases, it is highly advised that one seek the help of a competent attorney if they have been victimized in such an accident. Pacific Attorney Group has ample experience in handling auto accident cases, including those that involve car-truck collisions. Contact us today for help in your case, and we will fight those responsible on your behalf to increase your chances of receiving compensation for your injuries.
Truck Accident Lawyers in San Diego
Over 100,000 people get hurt after being the victim of a trucking accident, and 5,000 of these people—a disturbingly large percentage—die as a result. If you have been involved in a truck accident in San Diego County, or any other area of California, then please keep reading as we have information that will help you claim that justice you deserve when you hire one of our seasoned San Diego truck accident attorneys today.
Most trucking accidents are caused by driver recklessness. This can lead in prosecution of both the driver and the company for which he was driving the truck at the time of accident. Of course, this scenario applies to big rigs, semi trucks, and other commercial or industrial trucks that employed the driver. However, the driver of a non-commercial truck who was being careless behind the wheel (whether on his or her cell phone, eating, talking to passengers, etc.) is just as responsible if that person caused the accident and/or injury to you.
Negligent driving typically has to be proven in a civil court of law before monetary compensation or otherwise is granted by the jury and judge in the court. We can help you prove this by collecting police reports submitted at the time of accident, collating any and all eyewitness reports of the accident and what happened, and talking to police officers and accident investigators who can either act as witnesses to the state of the driver and/or provide us with pictures of the accident scene.
Complications of Truck Accidents
Truck accidents are often fatal, but when they are not, they can lead to the following injuries of the neck and head, along with: spinal cord problems, broken and fractured bones, lacerations, cuts, and even amputations.
If you have suffered from any or all of these complications after being involved in a trucking accident, then you know how expensive and time consuming getting medical help in order to deal with them can be. We can help you to get compensation for your medical expenses, hospital bills, and a whole range of other losses associated with the suffering and pain related to the truck accident that you have had to deal with.
Find a San Diego Truck Accident Lawyer that Wants to Fight for You
If you have been in a truck accident in the San Diego County area, then we want to fight for you. If you are deemed qualified by our representative—who will be happy to offer a detailed review of your case for free—then you can be represented in a court of law by one of our experienced San Diego truck accident attorneys.