Escondido Truck Accident Lawyer

If you hire us for your trucking accident case, you can expect 3 things:

  1. Proactive communication about your case, 24/7.
  2. Scheduled updates on your case.
  3. Aggressive representation.

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We Make Working With Our Personal Injury Lawyers Easy

When you sign up with the personal injury lawyers at Sargent Law Firm, the first thing we do is contact the at-fault party’s insurance company and let them know we are representing you. Once they know they have to go through us, they will know that you have experienced legal advocates on your side.

OUR 7-STEP PROCESS:

Free Case Review
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Free Case Review

We are available 24/7, and will review your case and all your options for free.

FREE Case Review

Hire us
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Hire us

You do not pay us until we win your case.

FREE Case Review

Case Plan
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Case Plan

Our team will develop a plan specific for you, and your individual case. We will send letters of representation to insurance companies, obtain police reports, perform accident investigations, and gather all evidence related to the accident.

Medical Treatment
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Medical Treatment

We will help you navigate the healthcare system and your medical treatment. We work with many respected and highly experienced medical providers who will guide your treatment towards recovery, even if you don’t have health insurance.

Negotiations
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Negotiations

We will negotiate on your behalf to help you recover:

  1. Medical Bills & Future Medical Costs
  2. Lost Wages & future loss of earnings
  3. Physical & Mental Pain and suffering, both past & future
  4. Wrongful Death Damages
  5. Property Damages
Settlement
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Settlement

Our goal is to reach a fair settlement with the insurance company, and for our clients to be fairly compensated for their injuries.

Litigation
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Litigation

If the insurance company refuses to reach a fair settlement for your case, then our firm will file a lawsuit on your behalf. We have our own Litigation Department who will fight for you in court to recover the money to which you are entitled for your injuries.

01 - Free Case Review

We are available 24/7, and will review your case and all your options for free.

FREE Case Review

02 - Hire us

You do not pay us until we win your case.

FREE Case Review

03 - Case Plan

Our team will develop a plan specific for you, and your individual case. We will send letters of representation to insurance companies, obtain police reports, perform accident investigations, and gather all evidence related to the accident.

04 - Medical Treatment

We will help you navigate the healthcare system and your medical treatment. We work with many respected and highly experienced medical providers who will guide your treatment towards recovery, even if you don’t have health insurance.

05 - Negotiations

We will negotiate on your behalf to help you recover:

  1. Medical Bills & Future Medical Costs
  2. Lost Wages & future loss of earnings
  3. Physical & Mental Pain and suffering, both past & future
  4. Wrongful Death Damages
  5. Property Damages

06 - Settlement

Our goal is to reach a fair settlement with the insurance company, and for our clients to be fairly compensated for their injuries.

07 - Litigation

If the insurance company refuses to reach a fair settlement for your case, then our firm will file a lawsuit on your behalf. We have our own Litigation Department who will fight for you in court to recover the money to which you are entitled for your injuries.

Sargent Law Firm’s Recent Personal Injury Claim Results

When Sargent Law Firm represents you, our goal is to secure maximum compensation for your damages. Here are some of our recent results for personal injury claims in California and Idaho.

Every case is unique, and this partial list of our recent results does not guarantee your case will have the same or a similar outcome. Reach out to our personal injury lawyers today so we can evaluate your case based on its own merits.

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Why Choose Sargent Law Firm’s Personal Injury Lawyers?

At Sargent Law Firm, we are dedicated to giving injured parties and their families the support you’ll need to recover and move forward. We create a specific legal plan tailored to your case, which is just the beginning of the benefits of working with our California and Idaho personal injury attorneys.

Reputation

Our law firm has handled 1,000’s of personal injury cases, and is known for our honesty, exceptional client experience, and impressive case results within our community.

No Up-Front Cost

Our clients do not pay us until we win your case!

 

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Protection from The Insurance Companies

Insurance companies want to pay you the least amount of money for your injury claim. We know the techniques and games that insurance companies use, and our firm will fight for your fair compensation.

Experience

Our team of attorneys are compassionate, assertive, and experienced in all aspects of a personal injury case.

Communication

Ongoing communication with our clients is a top priority at our firm. Our experienced team is available by text, phone, email, and client portal to keep our clients updated at every step of their case.

Technology

A Sargent Law Firm Client Portal is created for all of our clients. This allows our clients to access their case and case updates at their convenience. We utilize technology to enhance our client experience and case results.

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Escondido Truck Accident Attorney

Truck accidents in Escondido can occur along I-15, Route 78, and anywhere else on southern California highways. Sadly, truck accidents can result in significant injuries, and often death, simply due to the sheer weight of large trucks versus an average car, motorcycle, or bicycle. If you have been involved in a truck accident in southern California, contact an Escondido truck accident lawyer to review your accident and analyze your legal options so that you can make an informed decision on how to proceed. A skilled car accident lawyer can help you right away in your case for compensation.

trucking-accident-lawyer-oceanside-californiaCauses of Truck Accidents in Escondido

Truck accidents can occur in California for any number of reasons related to speeding, aggressive driving, falling asleep at the wheel, driving while under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol, driving while being distracted from text messages, and more.

While some of these causes can be attributed to truck drivers, it is important to look at all of the facts and circumstances surrounding the accident, as there may be other potential defendants such as manufacturers of faulty parts, town and city maintenance crews who fail to identify road hazards, and many more.

Proving Negligence

Determining fault in a truck accident in southern California case relies upon comparative negligence law. Simply stated, the law allows a plaintiff to recover damages – even if they were partially negligent for the accident.

However, their recovery will be reduced by their percentage of fault and they are barred from recovery altogether if they are more than 49 percent at fault.

An Escondido truck accident lawyer can provide the due diligence needed to determine fault by reviewing the truck’s ECM (electronic control module, or “black box”), interviewing witnesses, analyzing medical records, identifying discrepancies in driver and weigh-in logs, and determining whether a truck driver followed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) guidelines such as taking the proper breaks and driving the requisite amount of time.

What do I do if I have been involved in a truck accident?

If you have been involved in a truck accident, contact an experienced Escondido truck accident lawyer to review your situation, determine your legal options, and make sure you have someone to advocate for your best interests against insurance company lawyers and agents.

What types of damages can result from a truck accident?

Damages in a California truck accident case include “economic” damages such as medical bills, hospital costs, lost income, property damage, and truck repairs, and “non-economic damages” such as physical pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life, and more. Every situation is unique and depends upon the facts and circumstances surrounding the accident.

How long do truck accident victims have to file a lawsuit in California?

Truck accident victims generally only have two years to file a lawsuit under California’s statute of limitations for personal injury. That is not a great deal of time – especially when you have been badly injured. It is important to make sure that you do not lose your right to compensation.

Possible Compensation

Sadly, many truck accident victims accept insurance settlements too quickly and later realize that they are inadequate to serve their needs.

This is especially true in situations involving significant damages such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), spinal cord injuries (SCIs), severely broken bones, and other injuries which may require extensive rehabilitation or a change in career. The key is to avoid a quick settlement and look at all the details beforehand.

The bottom line is that anyone injured in a southern California trucking accident may be entitled to compensation in the form of economic and non-economic damages which are intended to “make them whole” again.

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