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Irvine Truck Accident Lawyer

300 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 400

Irvine, California 92618

(949) 438-0000

Between 4,000 and 5,000 fatal semi-truck accidents occur each year in the United States, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. In addition, tens of thousands of people are injured in commercial truck accidents, oftentimes seriously so.

If you have been injured in a commercial truck accident, you need to understand your basic legal rights. You also need to take a proactive stance in retaining legal representation to best protect your legal interests.

An Irvine truck accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm stands ready to discuss your case and answer your questions. You can contact our firm any time by calling our Irvine truck accident lawyer hotline at (949) 438-0000.

The Money You Need in an Irvine Truck Accident Case

The legal team at our firm is committed to ensuring that you obtain fair compensation in your case. Financial recovery in a truck accident case depends on the circumstances surrounding the collision itself, together with a close consideration of the nature and extent of the injuries you sustained. With this in mind, there are certain types of injuries, damages, and losses for which our firm routinely seeks compensation for our clients. These include:

  • medical expenses
  • pain and suffering
  • mental anguish and emotional distress
  • physical disability
  • lost wages

An Irvine truck accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm will fight to obtain full compensation for you in your case. You may be entitled not only to money for your existing losses, but for those you reasonably can be expected to face in the future. For example, you may require medical care and treatment well into the future. This is an example of an ongoing loss for which our firm will seek money for you.

Common Causes of an Irvine Truck Accident

There are a variety of recurring causes of commercial truck accidents. Some of the underlying causes occur more frequently than others. In and around Irvine, some of the more common causes of semi-truck accidents are:

  • distracted driver
  • fatigued driver
  • impaired driver
  • mechanical breakdown

In some instances, multiple underlying causes contribute to a commercial truck accident. For example, there may be a mechanical malfunction of some sort that is aggravated by a distracted big rig operator.

Proving Negligence in a California Truck Accident Case

A key task of an Irvine truck accident lawyer from our firm is to prove the elements of negligence in your case. There are four primary elements of negligence that must be established in a commercial truck accident case.

First, a duty of care must be established. A commercial truck driver has a duty to operate a big rig in a reasonably safe manner. Second, that duty of care must be breached. An example of a breach of a duty of care would be a semi driver who was texting while driving.

Third, the breach of the duty of care must be what is known as the proximate cause of the accident and injuries. Proximate cause means the breach of the duty of care must be the legal and actual cause of the accident and associated injuries. Finally, you must suffer actual injuries, damages, and losses. They cannot be speculative, something that you think might arise at some point in time in the future.

Retain an Experienced Irvine Truck Accident Lawyer

The first step in retaining the services of an Irvine truck accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm is to schedule an initial consultation. At an initial consultation, a member of the legal team from our firm will provide you a full evaluation of your case. You will receive answers to your questions. There is no charge for an initial consultation with a Doan Law Firm Irvine truck accident lawyer.

You can schedule an initial consultation with our firm any time that is convenient for you. You can schedule an appointment by calling our Irvine truck accident lawyer hotline at (949) 438-0000. Our hotline is staffed around the clock, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year.

You can schedule an initial consultation at our office in Irvine, at your home, or even at the hospital, depending on your circumstances. Our office in Irvine is located conveniently at:

300 Spectrum Center Drive Suite 400

Irvine, California 92618

(949) 438-0000

The Doan Law Firm Irvine Truck Accident Lawyer Fees

The Doan Law Firm makes an attorney fee promise to you. We never charge an attorney fee in an Irvine truck accident case unless we obtain a settlement or judgment for you. No fees, ever, unless we win for you.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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