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Passenger buses, truck-trailers, and all types of trucks pose a higher risk of danger for pedestrians, bicyclers, and other drivers on the road due to their huge size. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), at least 3,921 people died in 2012 due to accidents that involved these types of vehicles.
Moreover, 104,000 people got injured in 333,000 accidents involving large trucks. This represents an increase of 18% compared to 2011 statistics.
The NHTSA also reported that in California, 244 large trucks were involved in fatal accidents, representing 6.4% of all the truck accidents recorded nationally. These statistics placed California second to Texas (14.3%) in the rank of most truck accidents.
If you or a loved one got injured in an accident with a passenger bus or a truck-trailer, remember that you are entitled to compensation. Truck accident lawyers at Farahi Law Firm are available 24/7 to answer your questions. Call us at (818) 949-1881 for a free evaluation of your case.
The following statistics were provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on truck accidents:
If you, or a loved one, got injured in an accident involving a truck, contact us as soon as possible! At Farahi Law Firm, our truck accident lawyers will fight for your rights and help you get the compensation you deserve. We are available 24/7 to answer your inquiries.
Buses, truck-trailers, and other large trucks, if not handled and driven carefully, can be really dangerous for everyone on the road. Some common situations that could lead to an accident are:
Furthermore, climate issues, like rain, could be a determining factor for an accident involving a truck to occur, especially when the state of the vehicles was normally not at best due to lack of maintenance.
After a collision with a truck, overwhelming feelings of shock and fear will immediately take over you. Oftentimes, moments right after the accident were the most crucial especially for the plaintiff so the best conditions to favor a claim must always be observed. Below are some steps that you must follow to ensure that everybody in your vehicle gets proper medical attention and wins your case:
The injuries that you can sustain after being involved in an accident with a truck can vary depending on the type of truck and the severity of the collision. However, some of the most recurrent injuries are:
In the worst cases, the possibility of deaths is always on the table. In these cases, you must consider filing a claim to help a wrongful claim. Nothing compares to the pain of losing a loved one and getting the compensation and justice you deserve is the least we can do for you.
Let us help you! Do not hesitate to contact us! Our truck accident lawyers will fight with you to obtain the justice you deserve.
When you are involved in an accident with a truck, many factors could determine who is responsible for causing the accident. More often than not, the defendant can deny liability especially if the victim provides insufficient evidence to support their claims.
First of all, you must know that truck drivers fall into three categories :
Although some accidents were put on the truck driver’s responsibility, several factors could also lead to the occurrence of an accident such as lack of maintenance of the trucks, using defective pieces for reparations, and/or incorrect cargo loading.
A lot of people could be liable for these types of accidents, from the driver to the trucking company, even the truck parts manufacturers and /or unit maintainer.
The most effective way to determine liability and get the justice you deserve is to have the best team of truck accident lawyers in Panorama City on your side. Hire Farahi Law Firm! Call us at (818) 949-1881 for a free evaluation of your case.
The best team of truck accident lawyers in Panorama City are from Farahi Law Firm and it is in your best interest to be represented by these hardworking professionals. They will be on your side and will not rest until they win your case. Our attorneys can recover damages such as:
Have you been involved in an accident caused by a truck? Did you get severely injured or did someone die? Do not hesitate and contact us. Truck accident lawyers at Farahi Law Firm are the most experienced lawyers in Panorama City. They are always available and very willing to help you obtain the justice you deserve and the compensation you are entitled to. Call us today at (818) 949-1881 for a free evaluation of your case.
Although it is the most recurrent question that customers ask, it is the most difficult to answer. To define the value of your case we need to know all the details of the accident and do an investigation of similar cases to be able to compare the losses and agreements that were reached on each occasion. As we already mentioned, determining liability in truck accidents is very complex, so defining a possible settlement and value of the case requires detailed evaluation. Please call us so we can do it for free.
It all depends on the degree of responsibility you have had. Under the principle of “comparative negligence,” the total legal liability of the other party is determined by comparing their level of carelessness with yours. The result will define the damages you will have to pay.
Only 10% of cases go to court, saving thousands of dollars on both sides of the dispute and speeding you up to the money you need for your medical expenses. However, you should know that if necessary we will go to court to defend your interests.
We will ask you to tell us any relevant information about the case. Emphasize whether you have photos, videos, police reports, or any information from the insurance company. Remember that to make a thorough evaluation we need facts and evidence.
The truck accident attorneys at Farahi Law Firm work with a contingency scheme; that is, we do not charge a penny until you receive the compensation to which you are entitled.
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