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California truck accident statistics

Due to a commercial truck's sheer size and weight, any accident with these vehicles leaves few unaffected by the event. A collision with a commercial truck often results in devastating injuries that leave victims financially strapped and on a long road to physical recovery. What can make these accidents even more difficult to process is […]

Bobtail truck accident lawyers

If you’re involved in a truck accident, you’ll likely hear trucking industry terminology you’re unfamiliar with during the claims process. One such term is “bobtail truck.” What is a bobtail truck? It typically refers to a semi-truck with no trailer attached. Have you seen a large truck cab traveling down the road without any cargo […]

reefer truck accident attorney

The trucking industry uses a wide variety of niche terms. Some of these terms may arise when you present a claim for an accident involving a large truck. One of the most common terms is a reefer trailer, which refers to a refrigerated trailer on a semi-truck. Understanding industry terminology can help you during the […]

los-angeles-truck-accident-guide

No one wants to be in a truck accident. Unfortunately, with 1,892,672 cars registered in California in 2019, many crashes happen daily. Los Angeles drivers experienced 1,026 car crashes in 2019. Of all the fatal collisions in California in 2019, 11% involved a large truck. A collision with a large truck (a semi-truck, delivery truck, […]

average semi truck accident settlement

Factors That Affect the Average Truck Accident Settlement in California Truck accidents in California frequently result in serious and life-threatening injuries. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), people traveling in passenger vehicles are extremely vulnerable, given that commercial trucks often weigh anywhere from 20 to 30 times as much as a car. […]

Elements of Vicarious Liability

According to data compiled by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there are 10 states in the US where the highest number of fatal and injury-causing truck crashes occur. California is one of them. If you’re a victim, you could sustain catastrophic bodily harm and your losses could be considerable. Fortunately, California law allows you […]

Accident with an 18 wheeler

The state of California is one of the largest exporters of goods in the United States (contributing to the thriving economy) and is also responsible for shipping products within state lines, and importing products from different states and countries. All of the imports, exports, and intrastate transportation of goods would not be possible without large […]