Truck Accidents

Important Records to Obtain After a Truck Accident

If you or somebody you care about has been injured or sustained property damage in an accident caused by a truck driver or trucking company in California, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, there are various steps that you need to take after these incidents occur, including obtaining records. Here, we want to examine the various types of records that you or your attorney should try to obtain after a...
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Semi-Truck Accident Caused by Improperly Loaded Cargo

Commercial trucks must be loaded appropriately before hitting the roadway. Anytime cargo is improperly loaded in the back of a commercial truck, this significantly increases the chances of an accident occurring. Here, we want to discuss how improperly loaded cargo can cause an accident as well as liability for these types of incidents. How Will Improperly Loaded Cargo Affect a Commercial Truck? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released a Large Truck Crash Causation...
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Override vs. Underride Accidents

Accidents involving large commercial trucks can be devastating, particularly because these vehicles are much bigger than the typical passenger cars on the roadway. There are two types of accidents that can cause significant injuries to vehicle drivers and passengers - override accidents and underride accidents. It is important to understand the mechanisms of both of these types of accidents as well as how they happen so that you can prevent these incidents from occurring on...
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California Trucking Regulations

Large commercial trucks are the lifeblood of the economies of California and the US. This has become particularly evident as the country has gone through a supply chain crisis caused by the pandemic and other international incidents. It is important to understand that there are various regulations in place in order to ensure that these large trucks are operated safely. These regulations affect truck drivers as well as trucking companies. The General Regulations Surrounding the...
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How to File a Truck Accident Claim

Sustaining an injury or property damage in an accident involving a large commercial truck can be a scary experience. If the crash was caused by the negligent actions of a truck driver, trucking company, or another party involved, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, you need to know how to file a truck accident claim in order to successfully recover compensation through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit...
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