Truck Accident Attorney Los Angeles
Lawyer for Trucking Accident Injuries
Our Los Angeles truck accident attorneys know that there are hundreds of truck drivers traveling on local freeways every day. These truck drivers are operating large, heavy vehicles such as 18-wheelers, semi-trucks, and tractor trailers. Sadly, some truck drivers are operating commercial vehicles under hazardous physical and mental conditions; conditions that could lead to a serious accident.
Causes of Truck Accident
Negligence if the main cause of all accidents, whether they involve cars, motorcycle or big rigs. Specific factors that lead to trucking accidents include:
- Drunk driving
- Illegal use of cell phone or two-way radio system
- Driver fatigue / falling asleep at wheel
- Emotional instability of driver
- Reckless lane changes
- Sharp turns at high speeds
- Failure to check blind spots
- Over weight loads or unbalanced loads
- Failure to abide by posted restrictions and speeds
Types of Truck Accident Injuries
Regardless of how the accident happened, most truck accidents result in serious injuries. If you are injured in an accident involving an 18-wheeler, big rig, or semi-truck you could sustain any of the following injuries:
- Burn injuries
- Brain damage or TBI (traumatic brain injury)
- Spinal cord injuries or paralysis
- Emotional distress
- Broken bones
- Deep cuts or bruises
There are many types of physical and emotional damages that are caused by serious truck accidents, especially those involving explosions or roll-overs. In many cases Los Angeles truck accidents have caused the wrongful death of a driver or their passenger. This kind of injury causes pain and suffering to family members of the deceased and is considered a compensatory damage in the state of California.
Call our Injury Law Firm Today!
If you are interested in recovering compensation for any and all of your truck accident injuries, please do not hesitate to contact a personal injury attorney from Hamdam & Associates today. You may not realize that you have an injury claim worth fighting for and rights that are protected under personal injury laws.
If you have questions, we have answers. Call a truck accident lawyer today for a free consultation.
Collisions that involve commercial trucks are not just going to take a physical toll, they could result in a driver permanently losing their job. Our truck accident attorney, Mr. Farhad Hamdam, covers truck drivers and those that have been struck by commercial trucks throughout Southern California including Northridge, Winnetka, Reseda, Lake Balboa, San Fernando Valley, Encino, Canoga Park, Santa Clarita, Tarzana, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, Panorama city, Van Nuys, and Woodland Hills