California Car and Truck Highway Fatality Attorneys

One of the top destinations for sightseeing and beaches, California is also home to three of the top ten most dangerous roads to travel in the United States. Highways I-5, I-15, and I-80 offer drivers direct travel routes north-to-south, and east-to-west across the state. Commuters, tourists, and large commercial vehicles heavily populate these roads…

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Everything You Should Know about a Semi-Truck Accident

The impact of a semi-truck accident is unlike any other vehicular mishap. The sheer size and weight of these colossal machines can lead to catastrophic damage, both to vehicles and human lives. If you have experienced such an accident, the aftermath can be an overwhelming mixture of emotional, physical, and financial distress. However, there…

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Commercial Vehicle Driving Data Laws

Electronic Logging Device laws are a set of mandates issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and enforced by the Department of Transportation, requiring commercial motor vehicle drivers to record driving data electronically using an approved electronic logging device (ELD). As commercial trucking accidents become an increasing trend across the United States,…

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Common Causes of Commercial Truck Accidents

While distracted driving and speeding do play a role in commercial truck accidents, additional circumstances surround commercial trucking and the common instances of negligence in the industry that can heighten dangerous situations for everyone on the road. Commercial truck drivers carry a lot of responsibility to get their goods safely to a destination. However,…

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Determining Liability in Your Truck Accident Case

Walking away from a truck accident as an uninjured driver or passenger of a standard-sized vehicle is rare simply due to the sheer size and force of a moving truck. The injuries that occur in a truck accident are generally severe, often including head trauma, internal bleeding, and back and neck injuries.   Yet, seeking…

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Most Common Damages in a California Truck Accident

Accidents caused by large commercial trucks can be devastating due to the sheer force of a moving truck hitting a car. In these instances, semi-trucks can be 30-40 times the mass of a standard-sized car, reaching 40 tons when fully loaded. Statistically, in an accident involving a car and a semi-truck, the truck’s occupants…

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How Long Will It Take to Resolve My Truck Accident Case?

An accident involving a massive truck can leave a wake of devastation for the victim and their family, not to mention mounting medical bills, the uncertainty of the future, as well as pain and suffering. While negligent parties can be held responsible financially, those payments are not issued until the case is resolved. Clients…

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How Truck Driver Fatigue Contributes to Accidents

At one point or another, we have all experienced extreme drowsiness from over-exhaustion, pulling an all-nighter, or just staying up too late, and know just how exhaustion can affect our cognitive and physical abilities. When your job function relies on alertness and reaction time to keep yourself and others safe, even slight drowsiness can…

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Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Commercial trucks, semi-trucks, tractor-trailers, and municipal trucks are only some of the massive vehicles on the road at any given time, all of which are nearly 30-40 times the mass of the traditional family car, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. When a large truck is involved in an accident with a…

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Trucks vs. Cars: Are All Vehicle Crashes the Same?

Every car crash has its own unique set of circumstances that individuals, law enforcement, and insurance companies must handle, but when a crash involves a commercial truck (also referred to as a semi-truck or tractor-trailer) additional layers of trucking law, regulations, insurance policies, and negligence come into play. Handling a lawsuit that involves a…

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