Large Commercial vehicles play a crucial role in the economic growth of this country. This is especially true in California, where truck driving is one of the most lucrative careers a person can obtain. While Big Rigs and Trucks only account for 4% of the total number of vehicles on the road, they are involved in 13% of California's fatal collisions. Because of how big these vehicles are, a crash with one of them is often fatal to the occupants in the smaller vehicle. California is second in the country for these kinds of accidents. So how can a lawyer help you after a Trucking Accident? (1)When is a Death Wrongful? (2)Who can make the claim? (3)What must they prove? and (4)What damages can you claim?
There are several factors that a lawyer will need to take into consideration when it comes to building your case. These will include:
With all of the factors of your case put together, here is a list of items that you can sue for in your Trucking Accident case:
Out of Pocket Expenses
Negligence can take many forms, including the following:
Even if you are partially responsible for the Trucking Accident, you are still entitled to compensation if the driver behind the truck displayed Negligence in any of the above-listed forums. The driver is fully responsible for his conditioning and the safety of everyone around him.
Unlike a typical car accident, many parties could be at fault in a Trucking Accident. These parties can include:
This means a thorough investigation will need to be conducted in order to prove who is the Negligent party in this case. Your lawyer will look at the following items:
With everything mentioned above, we will make sure that you get the compensation that you deserve. What matters most is that you and your family will be taken care of.