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Long Beach Jackknife Accident Lawyer


The Widespread Impact of Jackknife Accidents

Jackknife truck accidents are among the deadliest accidents on California roads, and they are extremely common. Commuters can be vigilant, defensive drivers on their way to work, school, or family, but when a jackknife accident occurs, it can seriously injure or kill multiple drivers and passengers.

If you have been injured in a jackknife incident, it is possible that there might be multiple parties responsible for the harm you have suffered. It is urgent to call an attorney who can piece together your accident and hold those who contributed to it accountable for the compensation you deserve. Contact The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV today at (562) 901-0840 and toll-free at (888) 454-5569 to get a free consultation with a California jackknife accident attorney.

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What Is Jackknifing?

A jackknife truck accident on an interstate or highway can be an unexpected, catastrophic, and potentially fatal situation to encounter during your daily commute. Jackknifing occurs when a driver loses control of a truck's trailer, causing it to swing out across multiple traffic lanes and form an L-shape.

Truck accidents like this can affect multiple, traffic-packed lanes as it happens in real time. Because of a big rig’s sheer size compared to surrounding cars, this crash can cause serious damage, including to oncoming traffic, and very serious injuries to the other drivers and passengers.

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What Causes Jackknifing?

When not accounting for the safety of nearby drivers, a variety of negligent actions can contribute to a jackknife truck accident that harms others. Some of these include:

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Who Can Be Found Liable for a Jackknife Accident?

Finding who to hold liable for negligence after a trucking accident can be a complex and time-consuming matter. This is because multiple parties may have caused your accident and resulting injuries, when they should have taken reasonable measures to ensure your safety.

It is crucial to seek the help of a Long Beach truck accident attorney who will investigate what and who played a role, which may include:

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Don't Wait to Speak with an Attorney About Your Jackknife Accident

Driving a truck in California carries with it a heavy responsibility with regard to the safety of other drivers. If you are involved in jackknife truck accident, the Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV is here to pursue all who are responsible for causing it until you are rewarded with the compensation you deserve. Don’t go at it alone. You could be entitled to compensation that includes medical expenses, lost income due to an inability to work, pain and suffering, future medical expenses and therapy, and any loss of future earnings.

Call the firm today at (562) 901-0840 and toll-free (888) 454-5569 to schedule a free consultation with a California personal injury lawyer who has the experience to go up against trucking owners and their insurance companies.

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