When truck accidents happen, what you see on the news are images of the jackknifed truck and traffic snarled on the 5 or the 405. What you don’t see are the lasting impacts experienced by victims and their families.
There is no such thing as a fender bender when a big rig is involved – if you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a truck accident, then you understand the devastating effects these accidents can cause. Serious physical injuries, emotional trauma, wrongful death – these words don’t even begin to describe the consequences that families face in the aftermath of accidents involving large commercial trucks. A momentary lapse in judgment can lead to a lifetime of repercussions, and if a truck driver, trucking company, or someone else made a mistake that has altered your life, you deserve to recover full financial compensation under the law.
Our attorneys have decades of experience representing truck accident victims and their families in Southern California. We know what it is like to stand in your shoes, and we know that you want to be treated like more than just another case file. You have experienced a traumatic event, and need more than just a law firm – you need an advocate who has the compassion, experience, and dedication to help you understand your options and do what it takes to secure a maximum recovery.
At Neale & Fhima, senior partners Matt Neale and Aaron Fhima are personally involved in all aspects of our clients’ truck accident claims. From the initial investigation to settlement negotiations and, if necessary, going to trial, if you choose us, you can expect to work closely with an experienced attorney throughout your truck accident claim.
We believe that this is critical. Truck accident cases can be exceedingly complex, and if you have inexperienced individuals responsible for the bulk of your case, it is easy for key details to fall through the cracks. From (i) identifying the responsible parties to (ii) making sure that you know how much you’ve truly lost, there is far too much at stake to put an inexperienced team on your side.
Following a truck accident, one of the first and most important steps involved in pursuing a financial recovery is to conduct a thorough investigation. This investigation will focus on uncovering the specific cause (or causes) of the accident, which in turn will reveal who is responsible for the victims’ losses. In many truck accident cases, there will be several parties that are to blame. These parties can include:
Each case is unique, and in certain circumstances, other parties – such as other drivers and the agencies responsible for maintaining the roads – can be liable, as well.
Another key step involved in seeking compensation after a truck accident is to accurately assess the extent of your losses. Serious injuries, including brain injuries and spinal cord injuries, can lead to a lifetime of expenses, and can make it impossible to return to work or even simply enjoy life. In cases of wrongful death, families will often suffer unimaginable emotional and financial losses, as well. At Neale & Fhima, we have extensive experience in cases involving all types of catastrophic and fatal injuries, and we can make sure that you don’t settle for less than you deserve.
If you would like to speak with a lawyer about your legal rights, we invite you to contact us for a free, confidential consultation. To find out if you have a claim, call (888) 407-2955 or contact our truck accident attorneys online today.