Why are Truck Crashes So Serious?

Why are Truck Crashes So Serious?

Truck Accident
There are a lot of serious traffic accidents on our roadways, but when it comes to sheer danger, truck accidents beat all the others a considerable margin. The immense size and weight of trucks ensures that the impact of truck accidents tends to be life-threatening and that the occupants of the other vehicles involved are at far greater risk. If you or someone you love has been injured by a truck driver’s negligence, make the call to an experienced Beverly Hills truck accident attorney today. The Semi’s Size The massive size of the semis with which we share our roads leads to all the following risk factors: Truck drivers experience significant blind spots across both sides and the front and back of their rigs. When motorists find themselves in these…
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PREGUNTAS PARA HACERLE A UN ABOGADO DE ACCIDENTES DE CAMIONES

PREGUNTAS PARA HACERLE A UN ABOGADO DE ACCIDENTES DE CAMIONES

Truck Accident
Si está involucrado en un accidente que involucra un camión comercial, necesita saber qué buscar para decidir qué abogado de accidentes de camiones contratar. Los accidentes de camiones a menudo involucran complejidades que no están presentes en los casos que involucran solo vehículos de pasajeros, como a quién perseguir en un juicio y responsabilizarse por los daños causados por el accidente de camión. Por lo tanto, es bueno tener una idea de qué tan bien conoce un abogado las complejidades del manejo de reclamos legales relacionados con accidentes de camiones. QUÉ PREGUNTAR La primera pregunta que debe hacer en una consulta para un posible abogado de accidentes de camiones es cuánta experiencia tiene él o ella en tales casos. No necesariamente desea que un abogado novato o sin experiencia maneje…
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Gathering Evidence for Truck Accident Claims

Gathering Evidence for Truck Accident Claims

Truck Accident
More than 500,000 large truck crashes are reported each year in the U.S., and many of these accidents are the fault of the truck driver or trucking company. In order to hold a trucking company liable for your losses from an accident, you must provide evidence of liability. This can be difficult to obtain, but a Beverly Hills truck accident lawyer can help. Some evidence that might help prove a truck accident claim includes: Black box dataHours of service recordsMaintenance recordsAlcohol and drug test results for the driver following the accidentPhotos of the truck damageTruck dashcam footage Call a Lawyer Right Away After a truck crash, you can bet the trucking company will send representatives to gather evidence of what caused the crash. If this evidence shows the driver or…
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QUESTIONS TO ASK A TRUCK ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

QUESTIONS TO ASK A TRUCK ACCIDENT ATTORNEY

Truck Accident
If you are involved in an accident that involves a commercial truck, you need to know what to look for in deciding which truck accident attorney to hire. Truck accidents often involve complexities that are not present in cases involving only passenger vehicles, such as who to go after in a lawsuit and hold liable for the damage caused by the truck accident. Thus, it is good to get an idea of how well an attorney knows the complexities of handling legal claims involving truck accidents.   What To Ask The first question you need to ask in a consultation for a potential truck accident attorney is how much experience he or she has with such cases. You do not necessarily want a novice or inexperienced attorney handling your claim,…
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Amazon Delivery Truck Accidents

Amazon Delivery Truck Accidents

Truck Accident
Many households across the U.S. have become dependent on Amazon deliveries, and the company’s influence and prevalence in our daily society can not be understated. Amazon delivery trucks are as common as any other commercial vehicle on the road, and they travel everywhere to perform their essential services. With more of these Amazon delivery trucks on the road, delivery van and truck crashes can also increase. Factors Leading Amazon Delivery Crashes With the rise of services like Amazon Prime delivery and its promises of immediate delivery, many drivers have a more frantic approach to meeting delivery deadlines. Studies have concluded this is a major reason for rising accident rates involving Amazon delivery trucks. The constant pressure to deliver ever more packages on Amazon drivers has led to reckless driving behavior.…
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Evidence in a Truck Accident Case

Evidence in a Truck Accident Case

Truck Accident
Any motor vehicle accident case will turn on the evidence that you have. Truck accident cases have far more sources of evidence that you can use to prove your case. However, you must act quickly to obtain this evidence before it is lost or made to disappear by the trucking company. Like any motor vehicle case, you can benefit from physical evidence that could establish who was to blame for the crash. The best thing is when you have witnesses who saw the accident. Then, pictures of the accident scene and video footage may also prove your case. Sources of Evidence that Help Your Case There are additional helpful sources of evidence in a truck accident case, including: Black box data that could show key facts about how the truck…
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Truck Crashes on the I-5

Truck Crashes on the I-5

Truck Accident
I-5 is a vital roadway that runs practically from border to border along the Pacific Coast. The location and necessity of this highway mean that it will be packed with trucks. These large vehicles often do not share the road well with drivers, causing serious accidents and injuries. There is not much that we can say about the Freeway that you have not already heard and experienced for yourself. One of the reasons why the Freeway is so packed is that drivers getting to and from work are not the only ones using this road. Serious Truck Crashes on I-5 In Los Angeles County, there is a fatal truck crash an average of every three days. Some of these crashes occur on the local portion of I-5. In December 2021,…
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Truck Driver Error is Often to Blame in a Crash

Truck Driver Error is Often to Blame in a Crash

Truck Accident
Our Beverly Hills truck accident law firm represents plenty of crash victims, and one thing we can say is that truck driver error is often to blame. Think of the holiday stress truck drivers are under, for example, combined with winter driving conditions that can easily lead to mistakes and collisions. The following are some ways you can keep yourself safe whenever possible and, in the event of a crash, contact our firm for a free case evaluation. Never Drive in a Truck’s Blind Spots If you can’t see a semi-truck’s mirrors, the driver can’t see you. Remember th the blind spot on a big truck is much bigger than the blind spot on your car. Additionally, the truck driver is sitting much higher up, which makes visibility worse across…
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What To Do After a Motorcycle Crash?

What To Do After a Motorcycle Crash?

Truck Accident
In California last year, there were 16,504 motorcycle accidents reported, causing 15,527 injuries. When you are involved in a motorcycle crash, what to do next is key to resolving the incident as favorably as possible. Thus, it is crucial to know exactly what to do after getting into a motorcycle accident. An injured motorist should first call emergency responders and seek any medical attention they may need. It is important that they report all possible injuries they may have sustained during the accident to those responding to the scene. Getting a diagnosis right away not only helps your physical health, but will be useful for a future injury claim should you need to file one. It is important not only to report any injuries you may be experiencing but also…
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Four Things Not To Do After A Truck Accident

Four Things Not To Do After A Truck Accident

Truck Accident
After a truck accident, people are left in shock of the event they just experienced. They may not be thinking clearly and might do something or say something that could hurt their claim against the trucker. Here are some things to keep in mind not to do if you are involved in a truck accident. First, never admit fault, even if you believe the accident was partially due to your own negligence. Admitting fault is a sure way to get the claim you are entitled to significantly reduced by your own contributory negligence or even denied outright. Leave it for the defendant to establish any degree of fault on your behalf, and never admit to the police or other driver that you may have been at fault in causing the…
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