Truck Accident

Top Causes of Truck Crashes

Accidents involving commercial vehicles and trucks are among the most serious in personal injury law. The reason is that the shear size of a truck or commercial vehicle when it comes into contact with a smaller sedan, motorcycle, bicycle or a pedestrian can result in severe or fatal injuries for the victims. It is important that motorists, bicyclists, motorcyclists and everyone else on the road are aware of how...
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5 Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Accidents involving trucks generally involve more serious injuries and fatalities. In 2016, 37,461 Americans were killed in collisions involving large trucks. Although trucks occupy all roads in the U.S., the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) reported that ten states had the highest average of fatal large truck crash for 2014-2016: California, Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. These ten states represent 51%...
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Colton Truck Accident Causes Havoc on the 215 Freeway

A big rig collided with a passenger vehicle on the northbound Interstate 215 Freeway, shutting down all northbound lanes on February 14, 2018. A SigAlert just north of the border between Riverside and San Bernardino counties was at approximately 7 p.m.  Although the fiery collision was expected to close lanes for only 1.5 hours, most lanes remained closed throughout most of the night. Colton police and firefighter worked to...
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Helpful Information for Truck Accident Victims

Getting into a serious accident can be a devastating experience, especially if it involved a big commercial truck or big rig. Truck accident victims often suffer more severe injuries due to the massive size of the truck and the greater force of the accident. Just like an accident involving a passenger vehicle, you may be entitled to compensation from the truck driver or trucking company that caused the accident....
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California Trucking Laws Designed to Prevent Accidents

Every driver has certain responsibilities to ensure the safe operation of his or her vehicle and prevent accidents on the road. Truck drivers and tractor-trailer drivers have even more strict duties and responsibilities under California and federal laws. If you were involved in an accident caused by a negligent truck driver, you should immediately contact an Orange County truck accident lawyer. An experienced attorney can protect your legal rights...
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