Truck Accidents

Southern California Trucking Accident Lawyer

One out of eight traffic fatalities in 2005 involved a large truck, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In California, 376 large trucks were involved in fatal traffic accidents.

If you were injured or someone you love suffered a wrongful death in a trucking accident, you may be able to receive monetary compensation for the damages and injuries you have suffered. To discuss your case, please contact a trucking accident attorney at Caronna & Johnson, LLP today. We represent clients injured in trucking accidents throughout Southern California.

Our trucking accident attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case and identify all possible sources of financial compensation. Truck accidents are often involve several liable parties because, in the case of a semi truck, for example, the tractor may be owned by one company and the trailer by another. We may hire an accident reconstructionist to determine the cause of the accident, for instance:

  • Driver fatigue
  • DWI/DUI drunk driving
  • Insufficient driver training
  • Unlicensed driver
  • Improper maintenance
  • Load shift due to improper loading
  • Speeding
  • Improper lane change

Our attorneys have won compensation for truck accident victims injured by all types of commercial vehicles, including hay haulers, farm equipment, utility company trucks, bucket trucks, 18 wheelers, delivery trucks, and more.

No matter what type of truck was involved, we will work tirelessly to help you receive the financial compensation you deserve. Trucking accidents can cause massive injuries such as brain injury and spinal cord injury that may require extensive, on-going medical treatment and help with the tasks of daily living. We won’t advise you to settle for anything less than the full amount of compensation you deserve.

Helping Injured People Find Medical Treatment

In order to claim damages or file a lawsuit in a motorcycle or car accident case, the injured person must receive medical treatment to document their condition. Many people are unable to afford medical treatment, especially after an accident has left them so injured they are unable to work.

Our attorneys can help you obtain medical treatment from reputable physicians who will wait until your case is settled to be paid.

Whether you were involved in an intersection collision in Palm Springs or major wreck on the Interstate anywhere in Southern California, we will guide you through the process with compassion and skill. Throughout the process we will clearly explain the law, the steps in the legal process, and the latest developments in your case. We work to protect your legal rights and maximize the financial compensation you obtain through settlement or a jury verdict. And you will pay no attorneys fees unless we win your case.

To discuss your case, please Contact a lawyer at our Rancho Mirage offices today for a free consultation and case evaluation.

To learn more about how we can assist you, please contact a personal injury attorney at Caronna & Johnson, LLP today. From our offices in Rancho Mirage, we represent clients in the Palm Springs area and throughout Southern California.