Colliding with a truck is one of the biggest challenges for U.S. motorists, and probably the greatest fear of pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists.
In over 90% of truck accidents in Riverside and all across California, a truck driver is never injured in a car-truck accident. For motorists, the consequences of truck accidents can be devastating, while for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists they are most often deadly.
You probably see at least three or four trucks on your way to and from work. What’s the risk of colliding with one of the most dangerous weapons ever operated by a human, a truck?
The risk is very high, as there are an estimated over 3.5 million truck drivers across the U.S.
Fact: about 500,000 truck accidents occur in our country every year, nearly 5,000 of which result in a fatal overcome (in the vast majority of cases, everyone but the truck driver is killed in a truck accident)
All types of trucks are equally dangerous in truck-car and truck-pedestrian accidents: cement mixer trucks, garbage trucks, log carriers, tractor units, tank trucks, semi-trailer trucks, and 18-wheelers.
More often than not, truck drivers violate federal and state laws regulating trucks, which causes truck accidents in Riverside and elsewhere in California, our truck accident attorneys at JML Law explain.
You can hold a truck driver responsible for your injuries, damages, and losses – or file a wrongful death lawsuit against the truck driver and their trucking company for killing your loved one – if your attorney can prove that the truck driver was:
All of the above-mentioned are the most common causes of truck accidents in Riverside and all across California, our best truck accident attorneys in Riverside at JML Law say.
Our skilled attorneys have outlined a list of things to consider before filing a truck accident claim:
Here at JML Law, our skilled team of truck accident lawyers in Riverside offer victims of truck accidents an unbiased and thorough investigation and evaluation of their injuries, damages, and losses to determine liability and maximize compensation.
Consult our Riverside truck accident attorneys today by calling JML Law at 818-610-8800 to get a free initial consultation.