Los Angeles Truck Accident FAQ

Truck accident claims can be more challenging than the average injury claim in Los Angeles. You probably have a lot of questions about the process.

Talk with a truck accident lawyer at Custodio & Dubey, LLP to get answers to your case-specific questions during a free case review. In the meantime, read through the Q&A below for general answers to some common questions our firm receives about semi accidents.

Am I barred from submitting a truck accident claim after a certain amount of time?

Yes. In California, you will be barred from submitting a claim two years after the date of your truck collision. This is known as the statute of limitations for personal injuries.

Who could be liable for a semi-truck accident in Los Angeles?

Many different people could be liable for a truck wreck. The truck driver could be responsible, as could the trucking company, a loading company, a government agency, a mechanic, a manufacturing company, or others.

What types of damages can I receive from a successful injury claim?

You can receive many different types of damages, which are the negative effects your truck accident caused in your life. Here are some examples: pain and suffering, lost wages, disability, mental trauma, mental health treatment, lost life enjoyment, and property damage.

What is the personal injury claim process like for a big rig accident?

The process starts with an investigation into the accident itself. Fault needs to be determined and proven. Next, you put together your case and include evidence of fault and of the serious nature of your injuries. Then, you will need to calculate your losses and make a demand to the at-fault party’s insurance company. Insurance negotiations follow.

Get Ahold of a Truck Crash Lawyer in Los Angeles, CA

Do you have more questions? Don’t hesitate to call Custodio & Dubey, LLP to speak to a truck crash lawyer in Los Angeles during a free case evaluation. Dial 213-593-9095 or send in the information form below.