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Truck accidents can be scary and often catastrophic. It’s extremely common for victims to be severy injured or wrongfully killed. If you or someone you know has been injured or wrongfully killed in a truck accident, don’t hesitate to contact our expert team of award-winning truck accident lawyers at Farahi Law Firm. We care about you!
Because of their larger than average size and mass, accidents involving trucks are more likely to inflict severe wounds to the victim than other passenger-vehicle accidents. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), about 4,136 people died of truck accidents in 2018, 51% more than in 2009. Of these deaths, 67% were passengers of other types of vehicles. Truck drivers accounted only for 16% of the fatalities that come from truck accidents
There are diverse causes as to why trucks are part of two or more vehicle accidents while on the road. Even if it is expected of truck drivers to be more educated in terms of defensive driving as well as requiring special licenses to be able to hit the road, according to Truth about Trucking here are the most common causes for tractor-trailer accidents in the US:
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:
Some key findings by the National Highway Traffic Security Administration (NHTSA) will help us understand better how trucks behave and how accidents happen:
As with any other motor vehicle accident, determining who is at fault is not an easy task if one wants to file their claim without representation. An experienced truck accident attorney will help you with the proper investigation to get you the restitution you deserve and will not fall prey to intimidation practices used by insurance companies and the party at fault. The parties that according to California law can be held liable are:
When involved in a trucking accident it is in your best interest to be represented by an expert team of truck accident attorneys to recover as much restitution possible for your claim. At Farahi Law Firm we will fight to get you compensation for:
If you or someone you love has been a victim of a truck accident, do not hesitate to contact us. Our truck accident lawyers at Farahi Law Firm are the most experienced in Torrance, California. We are available 24/7 and will fight tooth and nail for the compensation you deserve. Call us today at (310) 620-9791 for a free consultation. You don’t pay a cent until we WIN!
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