Truck Accident Lawyers in Santa Monica

Semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, garbage trucks, delivery trucks, post-truck are all large vehicles that share the roads with smaller cars and vehicles every day. Larger trucks are usually commercially owned vehicles. It is important to know that if you or a loved one have been injured in an accident with a truck who was proven to be negligent, you are most likely entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. Truck accident survivors usually sustain some sort of injury. Fortunately, the lawyers at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers in Santa Monica are available to help fight for your rights against big insurance companies.

Causes of Truck Accidents:

Given the large size of trucks, injuries tend to be catastrophic and traumatizing for the victims. It is likely that victims will sustain injuries and may need extensive medical care. Dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident is our specialty. Once you hire one of our trucking accident lawyers, we will help determine liability and cause of accident. Most commonly, truck drivers are guilty for being negligent. It is common for trucking companies to hire less qualified drivers for a cheaper rate. Also, drivers have strict delivery shipment dates that they must meet. Therefore, they will likely ignore the driving regulations and drive through the night. It is law for commercial drivers to drive no longer than eleven hours without a break. With that being said, these are the common causes of truck accidents:

  • Distracted driving
  • Fatigued driving
  • Speeding
  • Drunk driving
  • Maintenance

What to do After a Truck Accident?

  • Seek medical treatment immediately for proper diagnosis
  • Get truck drivers contact information and insurance information
  • Retain a police report to preserve evidence
  • Get a property damage estimate
  • Call our truck accident law firm

Hire a Truck Accident Attorney:

If you are considering hiring a truck accident lawyer, it is important to know that you are less likely get a considerable offer without legal representation. It is important to hire an experienced and skilled accident attorney to handle your claim. Dealing with a commercial policy is no easy task, but our truck accident lawyers have proven over the years that we can help injured victims seek financial compensation and we are confident to take an accident case in front of a jury. We will ensure that the accident, and all parties involved are analyzed prior to demanding any sort of compensation. The truck accident lawyers at Harris Personal Injury Lawyers are willing and able to help you recover financially, physically and mentally.

Our job is to help the accident victim recover. Truth is, we only work on a contingency fee. This means, that we are not paid unless we win your case. We charge no upfront or hidden fees. We can also help you find medical care and medical treatment if you are struggling to diagnose your injuries. If you are worried about paying your medical bills, we can help facilitate treatment with doctors or medical professionals who work on a lien. This means, the medical bills can be paid from your potential end settlement. It is important to know that truck accidents are difficult, as the stakes are high. Trucking companies and insurance companies will hire accident experts and trucking accident attorneys to dispute your personal injury claim and or place blame on another party. Our truck accident attorneys will work diligently and effectively on your case, while you recover. If you or a loved one have recently been injured in an accident involving a truck, do not hesitate and call Harris Personal Injury Lawyers in Santa Monica today.

Santa Monica

100 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 700
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Ph: 310.734.5656
Fax: 310.494.7503
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