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Costa Mesa CA Truck Accident Lawyer You Can Trust

Count on attorney Dan Carlton after your collision. We can help

Orange County is a complex network of freeways, Interstates, routes and highways truckers use to wind their way through the greater Los Angeles area. Tractor-trailers, big rigs and other commercial vehicles frequently make their way through Costa Mesa, Irvine and other parts of Orange County.

Unfortunately, accidents caused by commercial truck drivers often occur in Southern California. When they do, the injuries sustained by people in other vehicles (or pedestrians or cyclists) are often severe or even fatal.

Knowing what to do after an accident involving an 18-wheeler or another, large commercial truck in Orange County can be confusing. That's why we want to help. At the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton, we can handle all the legal issues that often come up after such collisions. That's because attorney Dan Carlton has been handling such complicated cases for more than 40 years in Southern California.

Big rig collisions are often complicated

When fully loaded, a tractor-trailer can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, and are sometimes carrying an illegal amount of cargo over that limit. When you compare that to an average 5,000-lb car, 300-lb motorbike or a mere bicyclist or person walking alongside a limited access highway, it's no wonder a commercial truck collision can result in catastrophic injuries.

Many truck accident victims are intimidated by the trucker, truck companies and their insurance providers. Often, these people put pressure on accident victims to accept the first lowball offer they make, even though such a settlement doesn't even come close to covering all accident-related expenses.

They don't intimidate us. We know how to deal with trucking companies, insurance providers and their attorneys. If they refuse to cooperate, we're prepared to take them to court on your behalf. We're not afraid to stand up for your rights.

The stakes are often very high after a commercial trucking accident. The financial toll of your crash could be worth thousands or even millions of dollars. That's why many trucking companies and insurance companies do everything they can to deny your claim. You can count on us to do the same - fight for you every step of the way.

Count on Carlton after your truck accident

The police are likely investigating your accident since most crashes involving commercial vehicles are serious collisions. Don't simply rely on the police to investigate your accident. Remember, they're only concerned with finding out what happened, not whether you are fairly compensated for your crash.

That's our job and we're proud to do it for you. We know what evidence to ask for and what questions to ask to undercover the truth. We also frequently conduct our own in-depth investigation and consult with accident reconstruction experts.

Put your trust in a Costa Mesa truck accident attorney who puts your needs first. Call the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton today at (949) 757-0707 for a free case evaluation or contact us online. We can help with everything from negotiating medical treatment expenses to vehicle repairs to the reams of paperwork often required in settling in commercial truck accidents. If you lost a loved one in a truck accident fatality, we can help you recover from your loss by filing a wrongful death lawsuit on your behalf. Whatever needs to be done, we're prepared to do it.