Thursday, June 28, 2012


Tractor Trailer Accidents

Today's horrific 19-car pileup on the 14 Freeway caused by a big rig carrying at least 25 tons of sand reminds us that the large size and weight of commercial trucks, coupled with their limited maneuverability, makes them a potentially dangerous hazard to other drivers on the road. Today's accident occurred in dry, perfect conditions on the
14 Freeway during the lull between the morning and noon rush hours, in the height of summer with not a cloud in the sky. Investigators are still working on clearing the scene and a full investigation of the cause of the accident will take some time. Fifty firefighters set up triage at the scene and transported 15 injured people to the hospital, two in critical condition. Our firm is already receiving calls from victims of this devastating crash.
At R. Rex Parris Law Firm, we specialize in catastrophic personal injury and multiple-car trucking accidents. We represented several plaintiffs in the multi-car trucking accident which occurred during a sand storm north of Lancaster in 2007. Our team of attorneys and investigators include many retired CHP officers who are highly skilled in investigating and litigating truck accidents. Because of their experience as CHP officers, they are experienced with trucking accidents and have extensive knowledge of trucking laws, rules and regulations. Our firm has worked on more than ten trucking accidents in the last four years, securing millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our clients. We are experts at litigating dangerous roadway cases which are often the cause of trucking accidents.
Truck Accident Lawsuits
The at-fault party is responsible for damages in the event of an accident. If a truck driver or trucking company was negligent or a manufacturer designed or built a defective component that caused a vehicle accident, our truck accident attorneys can help. Depending on the circumstances, it may be possible to hold the following parties liable:
· Truck operator
· Truck driver
· Truck owner
· Truck loading company
· Truck and truck component manufacturers
· Tire manufacturers
· Municipal governments
Common Causes of Truck Accidents
Any of the following common causes of truck and tractor trailer accidents may be grounds for a civil suit. Our truck accident lawyers can review your case free of charge and determine your claim eligibility.
· Speeding
· Reckless driving
· Fatigued driving
· Driving under the influence
· Improper or inadequate driver training
· Improperly loaded or excessively heavy freight
· Automotive defects
Contact Our Truck Accident Lawyers Serving Los Angeles, Santa Clarita, and the Antelope Valley
If you or a loved one were involved in this truck accident, the attorneys at the R. Rex Parris Law Firm can help you file a personal injury or wrongful death claim to obtain financial compensation. At our firm, we are committed to helping individuals who have suffered as a result of another party's negligence. We understand that tractor trailer accidents can have devastating consequences, and we will work tirelessly to see that your family receives just restitution.

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