Truck Accident Lawyer in Bakersfield, CA
Helping Victims Fight for Fair Compensation in Kern County
At the Law Offices of Craig A. Edmonston, we can provide you with personalized attention and quality representation to help you achieve a positive case result. We understand that truck accidents can change a client's life. If you are suffering from serious injuries or have lost a loved one, you deserve to obtain a generous amount of compensation. Speak with Bakersfield personal injury attorney Craig Edmonston at once to learn more.
Commercial trucks carry a wide range of goods and cargo through Bakersfield and the rest of California on a regular basis. A semi-truck's large size and weight often causes serious damages when an accident occurs with a smaller vehicle. If you are the victim of a truck accident that has resulted in catastrophic injuries, do not hesitate to contact us at your earliest convenience.
Common Causes of Truck Accidents
Many truck drivers are attentive and abide by the regulations set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Others, however, are not. Common acts of negligence on the part of truck drivers include:
- Violations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration guidelines
- Texting or making a phone call while driving
- Drinking while driving
- Use of drugs
- Fatigued driving
- Failure to perform truck maintenance
You may be able to recover compensation for a wide range of damages, including medical expenses, loss of earning capacity, pain and suffering, and lost wages. Our Bakersfield truck accident lawyers are here to help you get your life back and we can hold the liable party responsible for the damages you have suffered.
Craig A. Edmonston has nearly 30 years of experience handling a wide range of personal injury cases, including truck accident cases. Schedule a free case evaluation with us today.