Trucks are larger vehicles and hard to maneuver even for experienced drivers. Accidents involving trucks can cause massive damage to other vehicles, property, and cause serious harm or even be fatal for those involved. If you or a loved one has been in a truck accident in San Fernando Valley, you could be looking at hefty medical bills, significant physical trauma, and major mechanical repairs or complete vehicle replacement. Contact The Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg at 310-997-0904 to speak with a seasoned and highly recommended truck accident attorney with over thirty-five years of experience. Allow our law office to represent you and ensure you get the maximum compensation due to you for damage and suffering. Our offices can ensure your case is built with intelligence, investigated thoroughly, and those responsible held accountable.
Because the damage caused by truck accidents is usually far more significant than that of smaller vehicles, there are federal trucking regulations in place for traffic safety nationwide. Some commonly reported causes of these accidents are:
Each state also has its own set of trucking regulations that must be followed. These regulations set the parameters on truck size, regulations on weight, which routes they can and can not take, how long the driver can drive continuously, and how often/how long the driver has to sleep.
There are several types of vehicles classified as large trucks. Categories of trucks include:
According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there are around four thousand truck accidents each year that result in fatalities. Even with the implementation of new traffic safety laws, the requiring of CDL courses, and additional driver testing, accidents involving trucks have not decreased significantly enough to-date. Truck accidents are responsible for inflicting serious physical injuries and trauma to those involved. Some commonly reported injuries include:
If you have been involved in a truck accident, seek legal representation to ensure your claims are taken seriously. Sometimes, insurance companies might try to offer you small, quick, and unfair settlements. Their offers never include or fairly take into consideration the trauma, financial burdens, and physical battles you may have. Consult with an expert truck accident attorney. Contact The Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg by calling 310-997-0904 or email us to request a free case evaluation. Stop by our offices today, in San Fernando Valley. We have the experience to handle your case, the ability to properly document all facets of your accident, and will seek diligently to determine the cause. Our distinguished trial attorney, Howard Craig Kornberg, has over thirty-five years of experience in litigations, ensuring our clients are treated with compassion and justly compensated.