A truck or big rig accident is different than a regular auto accident. Standard pickup trucks are still considered passenger vehicles. In this case when we say trucks we are talking about commercial trucks and vehicles that are typically built to haul large payloads. This could include 18-wheel semi-truck and trailer combos, large commercial vans, and large tow trucks.
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Due to the large size of commercial trucks, accidents involving them can often result in major property damage and serious injuries. If you have been involved in an accident that involves a commercial truck there are many things you must take into consideration.
Any operator who is driving under the influence of alcohol or any drugs, or is in the possession of them at the time of the truck accident can be considered negligent.
The complications surrounding a large truck accident can be many and difficult to navigate. For starters there can be multiple people that may be held liable for a truck accident including:
Determining the cause of the truck accident may require a thorough investigation and could become a very complex matter involving multiple experts. Even the most simple of accidents involving a truck can cause serious damage which can lead to the need for a more detailed investigation.
The most common forms of accident involving large commercial trucks are:
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When you combine the type of accident with the cause of the accident and you bring into question the liability of the action, your case can quickly become something that is best handled by an expert who is well-versed in dealing with these types of accidents.
If you have been involved in truck or big rig accident please contact LA Injury Group, Inc. here on our contact form or call us toll free at 1-888-500-1006.