Fremont Personal Injury Attorneys | Accident Lawyers

Fremont Truck Accident Attorneys

Truck accidents frequently result in traumatic brain injuries and other lasting physical damages. If you have been involved in a serious trucking accident, give us a call. At Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, our truck accident attorneys help victims pursue compensation for their medical expenses and other losses. Call 1-800-GO-HARRIS or send us a message online to set up a free case assessment.

 

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Through our thorough investigation of your case, we will determine the underlying cause of the truck accident and pinpoint the specific factors contributing to the other party’s liability.

Our truck accident attorneys have discovered some of the most common causes of collisions involve, among others:

  • Truck driver fatigue or distraction 
  • Impaired driving 
  • Failure to keep a lookout or to check blind spots 
  • Unsafe merging or lane changing 
  • Illegal U-turns 
  • Defective parts 
  • Mechanical failures 
  • Negligent truck maintenance 
  • Unsecured or improperly secured loads 

What Types of Truck Accident Cases Do We Handle?

We represent victims in trucking-related accidents including the following:

  • Spilled cargo truck accidents 
  • Accidents caused by overloading a trailer 
  • Rollover accidents 
  • Tire blowout accidents 
  • Accidents caused by impaired or drowsy driving 
  • Blindspot truck accidents 
  • Truck accidents resulting in the wrongful death of a motorist

Who is Liable?

The answer to this question depends on the specific cause of your accidentRegardless, for your claim to be successful, your attorney must be able to prove that another party’s negligence caused your injuries and losses.

Depending on the circumstances, this party might be:

  • The truck driver 
  • The driver’s employer 
  • A mechanic who installed a faulty or defective part 
  • A parts manufacturer 
  • The loading company 
  • A government actor charged with maintaining safe road conditions

Gathering Evidence

Solid evidence is vital to presenting a compelling demand for compensation, whether in negotiations or at trial. Our Fremont truck accident lawyers will perform a thorough investigation into the cause of your crash. This may involve hiring expert witnesses to offer an opinion as to what caused the crash and which party or parties were responsible. 

In addition, our experienced truck accident attorneys may look for the following:

  • The accident report 
  • Vehicle maintenance records for the truck involved in the accident 
  • Surveillance camera footage 
  • Dashcam footage 
  • Photos of the accident scene 
  • GPS data 
  • Eyewitness testimony 
  • Black box data 
  • The truck driver’s cell phone records

For Superior Legal Representation, Call Us.

If you or a loved one have suffered an injury from a truck accident, we want to hear your story and are well-positioned to help you recover. Call 1-800-GO-HARRIS to set up a free case assessment. Someone is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to take your call, and we will come to you if you are unable to travel. We look forward to serving you.

Our Location

Oakland

409 13th Street
17th Floor,
Oakland, CA 94612
United States (US)
Phone: 510-646-9616
Fax: 510-646-1342

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