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For immediate help after you’ve been in a collision with a big truck in the state of California, call Isaacs and Isaacs at 800-800-8888.
It is so important to get your case reviewed by a truck accident law firm when you or a loved one have been injured in a truck accident in the state of California. Isaacs and and Isaacs will assemble an experienced team of California 18-Wheeler accident attorneys to fight for the justice and compensation you and your family deserve during this difficult time.
Our Goal: Present your case in an organized and decisive way in order to help you get the best settlement or verdict possible to handle current and future expenses brought on by the accident.
Our team handles a wide variety of truck crash cases, including:
Even if you were injured in a truck accident involving a vehicle different from those listed above, the team at Isaacs and Isaacs can still help you file your lawsuit and pursue compensation for your injuries.
Commercial truck drivers have more experience and training than the average driver on the road, and as a result most are very good and conscientious drivers. Still, even with training, there are a lot of truck accidents in the state, and California truck accidents are a major concern, and over the past decade, this state actually tops the list of most recorded truck accidents.
There are many reasons why accidents happen, but all too often speeding and misuse of substances play a strong role. Drugs or alcohol are involved in over half of the instances. About a quarter of the time the drivers are going too fast, and frequently excess fatigue is also listed as a main cause for the accident.
With all the wear and tear on large trucks, mechanical issues also contribute to truck accidents with tire problems being blamed as a top culprit.
Nearly 90% of the time, however, truck accidents can be prevented. When someone is driving a large truck, there is little to no margin for error. A semi-truck weighs 20 times more than the average car on the road, and visibility is also decreased by the size of the vehicle and the increased area of blind spots.
Being involved in a truck accident is a life-changing experience that can alter both your body and your future. Depending on the specific circumstances, you may have injuries and pain, as well as ongoing disability. These accidents can also result in psychological and emotional trauma, leaving you with scars that last for years.
Although a truck accident settlement won’t eliminate your pain or erase your memories of the accident, it can help you move forward more easily. Attorney Darryl Isaacs, who has earned the nickname “The Hammer,” is here to help you get the compensation you deserve.
“No Fee Until We Win or Settle Your Case” Disclaimer: This refers only to fees charged by the attorney. Court costs and other additional expenses of legal action usually must also be paid by the client in the event of a recovery. Contingent fees are not permitted in all types of cases.”
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Attorney Darryl Isaacs — known popularly as “The Hammer” — and Isaacs and Isaacs’ will assemble a team of attorneys that take on a wide variety of accident and personal injury cases across the country. You need experience on your side regardless of what type of truck was involved. We will assemble a team of California truck accident lawyers to fight for your important case.
There is also a lot you can do to contribute to the success of your own case. It is important to be mindful of how the injuries you or your loved ones sustained are affecting your lives. Even at the scene of the accident, there are a number of things you can do in order to make your own case stronger, and ways a truck accident attorney can help.
If you are at all able, you should record as much information about the accident as you can. That may mean snapping some photos of your vehicle, your injuries, other vehicles, marks on the road or whatever may seem relevant. Get information about the trucking company and the driver, make notes about their state of mind, or if there is any visible sign of impairment.
Witnessing a truck accident can be traumatic, even if you aren’t involved, and witnesses can’t always articulate everything they are seeing as it is happening. Often, they remember something important after the fact, and they might bring up important information during a later questioning. Getting some information right away is likely to be helpful, but getting their information so your truck accident lawyer can follow up later can be invaluable.
Any time you are in an accident, there is a chance of injury, even if you don’t feel it. Seeking medical attention from a professional will allow for any injuries sustained to be properly documented so that they can strengthen your case later. Your medical records will give insight to your future ability to work or work in the same capacity as you did before the accident as well as pain and suffering that might diminish your quality of life.
Truck accidents, especially those that involve large rigs can have a large range of injuries and involve many people. Some people in the accident might be severely injured or even killed while others might have less severe injuries. In an accident like that it is easy to downplay your injuries and back off while the critically injured are taken care of.
While gratitude is good, it is important to recognize that your injuries matter, and they deserve treatment and compensation for whatever level of suffering, expense, and inconvenience they cause. People at the scene, from witnesses to insurance adjusters, to the police will likely ask you if you are okay. The best answers to give are no or you don’t know. You might feel mostly fine immediately after an accident only to discover intense pain once the adrenaline wears off.
Since the police report is the first official record of the incident, it is a good starting point to revisit what happened in an accident and how people were affected. Experienced California truck accident lawyers know what to look for in these reports as well as other accounts of the incident.
With so much chaos in the immediate aftermath of a truck accident, some details are sure to get overlooked. The California team of attorneys we assemble will initiate further investigation and look at factors that go beyond driver error, and look into the mechanical condition of the truck, training practices, and whether the trucking company allows for drivers to obtain the rest they need between shifts.
We work to get to the bottom of why an accident happened and hold the right people or company responsible. Compared to the average person, truck companies are as big as the rigs they put on the road. If you or a loved one has been injured in a crash, you need a California truck accident attorney with the skill and reputation to give you the best possible chance at financial recovery, regardless of your injuries.
Get started by filling out our contact form, chatting online or calling us 24/7 at 800-800-8888.
Attorney Darryl Isaacs and the rest of the team assembled by Isaacs & Isaacs have a long, solid history of representing truck accident victims, as well as others involved in personal injury cases. This team has been fighting for the rights of victims just like you.
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Darryl Isaacs and the truck crash team working with Isaacs & Isaacs have more than two decades of experience working to protect the rights of victims of truck crashes. Our main priority is ensuring justice for the pain and injuries they have sustained – and when we work on a case, we see results. We’ve secured more than $1 billion for our clients in KY, IN and OH alone, and we’re ready to apply that same dedication to your case.
We are not afraid of litigation. We are happy to negotiate with the defendant on your behalf in hopes of obtaining a fair settlement outside of court. However, if the defendant is not willing to agree to a settlement that covers all of your expenses and compensates you appropriately for your losses, we are more than ready to take the matter to court. We are competent litigators, and we will fight aggressively for your rights every step of the way.
* Disclaimer: Every case is as unique and different as the results. To get an accurate picture of what a possible settlement or verdict in your case could look like, reach out for a free claim evaluation today↩
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