Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

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At Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm, we have 30 years of experience as a truck accident lawyer in the Bay Area. We know that truck accidents carry a unique set of challenges that we’ll look at from various angles. For example, an involved semi-truck company might not actually be responsible.

It could instead be the company that contracted the semi-trailer truck, or it could be the driver or the company who contracted the driver. As an experienced car accident attorney team, we’ll take a look at everything to help you take action against the correct party.

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Causes of Truck Accidents

There are some roadways in Central California and the Bay Area that seem to have more truck accidents than others. These include I-80, I-580, I-680, I-980 and Highway 101. These areas see 18-wheeler accidents, big rig rollovers and tractor/trailer crashes.

Many of these incidents are caused by the following:

Unfortunately, not everyone comes out of these serious accidents alive. If you are the grieving loved one of someone involved in a fatal truck accident, we’ll be your advocate in your efforts to obtain funds needed to cover those unforeseen costs.

To speak with an attorney in the Bay Area, call Mitchell & Danoff Law Firm today at (831) 219-2110 and let us take a look at your case.

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