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Causes of Truck Accidents

Oakland Truck Accident Lawyer

Determining the cause of a truck accident is a critical step in prosecuting an effective truck accident case. With more than 30 years of legal experience, Oakland truck accident lawyer David G. Smith has helped numerous truck accident victims successfully seek compensation. He is familiar with the various forms of truck driver negligence that often contribute to these accidents.

Truck Accident Attorneys in Oakland

If you have been injured in a trucking accident in the Bay Area, our truck accident attorneys in Oakland can immediately begin investigating the accident's cause. Once we understand who or what contributed to your accident, we will seek maximum compensation to cover current and long-term expenses associated with your injuries. If you lost a loved one in a truck accident, our lawyers will help you pursue a wrongful death claim; call 510-431-2598 | 925-308-6484 or e-mail us today.

Causes of Truck Accidents

While virtually any factor can contribute to or cause a motor vehicle accident, our firm often handles cases involving the following forms of truck driver negligence:

  • Truck driver fatigue
  • Lack of training/truck driver inexperience
  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Failure to check blind spots
  • DUI/drunk driving
  • Brake failure
  • Tire blowouts
  • Improper truck maintenance
  • Improper loading
  • Load shifting
  • Dangerous road conditions

Contacting a Truck Accident Attorney Today

After a truck accident, trucking companies send their own team of investigators to the scene of the accident to begin collecting evidence and building their case. These investigators aim to collect evidence that can be used to dispute their liability. For this reason, it is important that the accident victim talk to an Oakland truck accident lawyer as soon as possible, who can begin building a case on his or her behalf. Contact us online or call 510-431-2598 | 925-308-6484 to speak to a capable trucking accident attorney today.

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