What to Do After a Truck Accident

What to Do After a Truck Accident

Truck Accident
Accidents are traumatic experiences that often leave people confused as to what to do, that is, assuming they have not been injured too seriously not to make a difference. If you have been injured in a truck accident, you should immediately take steps to ensure your rights are protected if you are able to. The things you do or do not do immediately right after a truck accident may have a positive or negative impact on your case, but if you act quickly and do what is necessary, that will always be helpful in pursuing a personal injury case, if the facts support one. Here are some of the things you should do immediately following a truck accident: Check the status of your passengers and others involved in the accident…
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Truck Drivers Can Fall Asleep at the Wheel

Truck Drivers Can Fall Asleep at the Wheel

Truck Accident
Falling asleep on the wheel while driving is a major problem in the United States that in 2019 resulted in 697 deaths across the country, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For those who got lucky and were not killed or did not die following a drowsy driving accident, many still sustained serious injuries. Drowsy driving is the invariably dangerous combination of operating a motor vehicle as a driver and sleepiness or fatigue. This typically happens when a truck driver—or any driver for that matter -- has not slept enough, but it can also be the result of untreated sleep disorders, taking certain medications that cause drowsiness, drinking alcohol, or working the late-night shift. What We Can Do for You At Jalilvand Law, we have personal injury lawyers…
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Drunk Driving with Commercial Trucks.

Drunk Driving with Commercial Trucks.

Truck Accident
Drunk driving is a significant problem throughout California and the rest of the country, and some commercial truck drivers engage in impaired driving despite strict regulations and steep penalties. People who are injured by drunk truckers are usually able to recover compensation for their injuries and other losses. If you have been involved in an accident with a drunk trucker, you should call a Beverly Hills truck accident attorney as soon as you can. How Alcohol Impairs a Truck Driver Drinking can have  a significant impact on a driver’s ability to operate their truck. For example: It slows their reaction timesAlcohol impairs drivers’ judgment and decision-making powerIt compromises a driver’s vehicle controlAlcohol blurs and alters drivers’ vision It can result in poor judgment How to Detect a Drunk Truck Driver…
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Common Truck Driver Mistakes

Common Truck Driver Mistakes

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A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) study revealed that negligent truck drivers cause more truck accidents than vehicle malfunctions, weather, and road conditions combined. Driver errors injure thousands of road users annually, and if you suffered injuries due to a negligent truck driver, learn how a Beverly Hills truck accident attorney can help with your injury claim. Speeding Just as the saying goes, speed kills. But despite the apparent dangers speeding poses to motorists, many truck drivers still speed. In fact, in many situations, speeding is more than a mistake, as it is a blatant disregard for traffic laws. Neglecting One’s Physical and Psychological Health Neglecting one’s physical and psychological health is another mistake that truck drivers make. Some commercial drivers focus more on their trucking careers and neglect…
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