SANTA CRUZ TRUCK ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
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Truck accidents are clearly extremely dangerous. There is a reason the Federal government has so many rules and regulations concerning commercial trucks and truck drivers. If you have been involved in a truck accident, you need a Truck Accident Lawyer who understands those rules and regulations and the distinct aspects to truck accident litigation.
Compared to other accidents, one of the main causes of commercial truck accidents is driver fatigue. There are rules in place as to how far and for how long these commercial truck drivers can continuously drive for, and the reason is the high number of driver fatigue truck accidents. Another major cause of commercial truck accidents, one that is not as common in other vehicle accidents, is mechanical error. Commercial trucks do an incredible amount of driving compared to other vehicles, and constant maintenance is of utmost importance and there are also rules and regulations in regards to such maintenance.
Another major issues involving truck accidents is the amount of damage they cause. Server injuries generally ensue when one is involved in an accident with a big rig truck. These accidents bring major medical bills and large amounts of time away from work, if not the loss of the ability to ever work again, or at least in your current occupation/career. This is coupled with the fact that there are often multiple vehicles in truck accidents, leading to multiple parties collecting damages from one insurance policy or source of recovery. How this is all allotted can become a major issue in truck accident cases.
These are serious cases with serious consequences, the selection of an attorney should be made with the same level of seriousness. A lifetime of medical bills can be extraordinarily expensive, and once the truck accident case is concluded, your recovery is the only recovery you will ever receive for the case. You cannot come back years later and explain that the amount was not enough or you were not anticipating the costs would rise in some capacity, or anything to that extent. In every personal injury case, not just truck accidents, make sure you receive the right amount, because the first time, is the only time in these cases.
For a free consultation on truck accident issues, call (831) 420-8082 to speak with Santa Cruz Truck Accident Attorney Michael D. Rehm.