Pursuing Justice For Victims Of 18-Wheeler Accidents
When a semi-truck and a smaller vehicle are in a collision or accident, it is not uncommon for the size and mass of the truck to protect the truck driver while doing substantial damage to the occupants of the smaller vehicle. Injuries from a truck accident are frequently catastrophic or fatal. The truck driver and his or her trucking company should be held accountable for the harm done.
Dedicated Advocates Fighting For Your Cause
Our firm helps people all over California hold negligent parties accountable in trucking and big rig accidents and other personal injury cases. Our attorneys work closely with accident recreation experts to show where the fault lies and we consult with your doctors and other medical experts to determine the full extent of your injuries and how they may affect your future.
Thousands of people are injured or killed in trucking accidents every year. Common causes of semi-truck accidents include:
- Truck driver fatigue
- Distracted driving
- Alcohol or drugs
- Poor maintenance
- Vehicle part failure
Trucking companies and their insurance carriers frequently send a representative to the accident scene as soon as they are notified of the accident to mitigate liability on their parts. You need the same dedicated representation if you want to obtain fair and full compensation for your injuries.
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The Vititoe Law Group brings to the practice of law a clear vision of outstanding client representation. Jim Vititoe's firm has made it their mission to deliver on this vision. Jim recognizes the threat that exists to the rights of the seriously injured in California and throughout the United States.
James W. Vititoe of Vititoe Law Group, has more than 30 years of experience in handling truck accident injury cases. Our Central Coast personal injury lawyers will pursue maximum compensation to cover your medical bills, lost wages and other costs associated with your injuries.
We use our experience and knowledge to accurately evaluate your medical records to assess the damage done to you and determine potential future needs. We assemble a team tailored to your particular situation, sometimes working with other law firms, to get the most effective representation possible for your case.
Contact Our 18-Wheeler Crash Lawyers To Schedule Your Free Consultation
If you have been injured in a truck accident, our attorneys will help you seek compensation for your medical bills, lost wages and other expenses. Call 818-851-1886 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation.
What You Should Know About Truck Accidents
Victims of truck accidents often suffer a great deal of emotional, physical, and mental pain especially since a truck accident can be so violent. What's more, these victims can often become victims of insurance companies because insurance companies do everything possible to limit their exposure and to pay out as little as possible. It isn't unusual for truck accident victims to be limited in their work capacity or even be unable to work. While their income is cut down substantially or completely interrupted, medical bills, living expenses, and other day-to-day necessities become very difficult to keep up with financially.
Unfortunately, under state law, a truck accident victim have a limited time to pursue a claim for just compensation. It's called the "statute of limitations," and it puts in place a deadline for the amount of time you have to take legal action. It is of the utmost importance that you speak with an experienced personal injury attorney to learn about your rights and which options are available to you.