Category: California Truck Accident Causes

Jackknife Truck Accident Orange County Lawyers

A jackknife truck accident entails a “catch-22” situation where a car driver has no way out of avoiding the collision. This situation occurs when a commercial truck becomes sideswiped on the road. As the back end of the truck sweeps to the side, a walled blockade is created across the road. The passenger car driver sharing the …

California T-Bone Truck Accident Attorneys

The Orange County trucking injury attorneys of Jimmie Kang Law Firm are surprised at the lack of training or oversight in the transportation industry when considering how deadly trucks can be. T-bone truck crashes are often the result of underqualified or overworked drivers making critical errors at intersections or completely ignoring traffic or work laws that are supposed to …

Attorneys for People Injured in Truck Crashes in Road Construction Zones

When large trucks enter these tight driving spaces, it can even be more dangerous. Statistics by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reveal that between 2007 and 2011, there were nearly 1,000 deaths in construction zones attributed to large trucks or buses, highlighting how deadly it can be when truckers driving large commercial vehicles are careless when …

Wide Turn Truck Accident Lawyers

The size and length of commercial trucks make them much harder to maneuver, and it is not uncommon to see a driver clip a curb or miss the mark when making a wide turn. The difficulty of making wide turns also requires drivers to consider the safety of others on the road when attempting to …

Head-On Truck Accident Lawyer

Head-on truck accidents are some of the most serious cases that the Orange County trucking accident attorneys at Jimmie Kang Law Firm take on, primarily due to the devastation that trucks are capable when colliding with smaller and lighter vehicles. Even the most advanced and innovative safety technologies being deployed in vehicles today is not …

Attorneys for Truck Accidents With Inadequately Trained Drivers

The State of California have tens of thousands of crossroads where hundreds of highways, roadways and interstates converge. Because of that, many residents and visitors are subjected to thousands of truck drivers that travel the state every day. Unfortunately, commercial truckers delivering goods usually face unrealistic deadlines that eventually cause fatigue or distraction on the road. A Corporate Responsibility To …

Speeding Truck Accident Lawyers

However, it becomes significantly more hazardous when a large commercial truck, 18-Wheeler, or tractor-trailer is driving it dangerous speeds. The massive weight of a speeding truck shortens the time that the trucker can react to stop the heavy vehicle in time. The braking distance required when transporting a vehicle with extra weight mandates that the …

Lawyers for Truck Accidents Involving Bad Weather

Commercial trucks such as semi-trailers that are on the road up to 70 hours a week are bound to run into bad weather on a consistent basis. These drivers are trained to know how to handle poor weather conditions and should know when to slow down or get off the road altogether when it becomes …

Poor Truck Maintenance Crash Attorney

Because semi-trucks can weigh up to 80,000 pounds when they are fully loaded, it is essential to make sure that they are properly maintained and secure. If these truckloads are not secured, then it may be possible for a truck’s belongings to fall off the commercial vehicle and hit other cars. Catastrophic accidents result when truck drivers …

Lawyers for Truck Accidents Involving Alcohol & Drug Use

The size and weight of trucks made them capable of doing catastrophic amounts of damage to other vehicles on the road during collisions and accidents, and because truck drivers travel in congested fast-moving traffic, these crashes can involve multiple vehicles and victims. Unfortunately, the criminal justice system and the process through which truck companies are …

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