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How Much Compensation Can You Expect After a Truck Accident?

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Understanding Settlements Truck accidents can have devastating consequences, resulting in severe injuries, significant property damage, and profound emotional distress. If you’ve been involved in a truck accident, one of your primary concerns may be understanding how much compensation you can expect. This blog will explore the various factors that influence truck accident settlements and provide […]

Essential Treatments After a Semi-Truck Accident

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The Road to Recovery Being involved in a semi-truck accident can be a life-altering experience, leading to severe injuries and long-term health implications. Understanding the essential treatments required for recovery is crucial for regaining health and ensuring the best possible outcomes. In this blog, we will explore the types of injuries commonly sustained in semi-truck […]

18-Wheeler Truck Accidents & the Need for a Lawyer

18-Wheeler Truck Accidents & The Need For A Lawyer Accidents with 18-wheelers, or big trucks, are some of the worst on our roads. They often cause serious injuries or even death. These trucks are huge and heavy, which is why accidents with them can be so bad. In this post, we review why these accidents […]

Holiday Travel and Increased Accident Risks May Find You in Need of Legal Help

Holiday Travel and Increased Accident Risks May Find You in Need of Legal Help According to AAA, 120 million Americans travel around the holidays. This means more cars and buses on the roads, which can lead to more accidents, especially in California. This guide helps you understand the risks and what you have to do […]

What Are the Insurance Requirements for California Commercial Trucks?

What Are the Insurance Requirements for California Commercial Trucks? California requires all motor vehicles to have minimum amounts of insurance coverage, including commercial trucks. However, commercial trucks that operate in multiple states are also subject to federal laws for insurance requirements. Therefore, a commercial truck might be required to have higher insurance limits if it […]

Blind Spot Truck Accidents in California

Blind Spot Truck Accidents in California According to the NHTSA, California reported 416 fatal truck crashes in 2021. That represented 7.3% of fatal truck accidents nationwide. Large trucks include 18-wheelers, semi-trucks, big rigs, tractor-trailers, and other commercial trucks. Large truck accidents are extremely dangerous. Commercial truck crashes cause catastrophic injuries and wrongful deaths. One reason for truck crashes is the large blind spots on […]

Do I Need To File a Police Report After a Los Angeles Truck Accident?

Do I Need To File a Police Report After a Los Angeles Truck Accident? In most cases, a commercial truck accident is a catastrophic event. The crash could involve numerous vehicles, traumatic injuries, and fatalities. The moments after a truck accident can be chaotic, so the last thing you are thinking about is filing a […]

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Semi Trucks

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Semi Trucks Semi trucks, also known as tractor-trailers, are essential for transporting goods across the country. However, these commercial vehicles can also pose a hazard when precautions are not taken.  Although semi trucks are a common sight in most cities, highways, and rural roads, it’s important to know some […]

Average Settlement Value of a Truck Accident Injury Case in Los Angeles

Average Settlement Value of a Truck Accident Injury Case in Los Angeles Commercial trucking companies and their drivers must follow strict regulations to avoid accidents. If they are negligent and cause a crash, they may owe considerable compensation to victims.  Victims may wonder about the average settlement for a commercial truck accident case. Unfortunately, there is typically […]

What Is a Commercial Vehicle?

What Is A Commercial Vehicle? Most people think of a commercial motor vehicle as a large truck. However, commercial vehicles can include buses, vans, and other vehicles. California Vehicle Code §260 defines a commercial vehicle as a vehicle used to transport people for hire or profit or to transport property.  Section 383.5 of 49 CFR (Code of Federal […]