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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 a truck accident 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 through a personal injury claim. Speak with Bakersfield semi truck accident 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.

Call us today at (661) 761-1532 to get started with a FREE consultation.

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

Each year, millions of individuals are injured as the result of car accidents. The majority of these incidents are the result of negligence. For example, the use of a cell phone while driving is a common cause of distracted driving.

Common Injuries Resulting from Truck Accidents

Common examples of the injuries that are often suffered in accidents include:

If you have been involved in a truck accident that was caused by another person's reckless actions, our attorneys can help build a strong case to back your claim. In personal injury cases, there must be evident proof that your accident was caused by another person's negligence. You will also need to prove that you suffered damages that can be defined in a monetary manner. Our team is skilled in assisting in truck accident cases and can help you build your case.

Hire a Legal Team You Can Trust

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. Contact our team today and we will fight for your rights.

Craig A. Edmonston has over 30 years of experience handling truck accident claims in Kern County. Schedule a free case evaluation with us today!

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