Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation
Take Action - Free Consultations
800-946-9440

Sleepy trucker causes damage for multiple motorists

Fatigue and driving do not mix. In fact, driver fatigue is a form of negligence that the law recognizes. Those who are injured because of a fatigued driver have legal options that could help them get through the physical and financial stress of their crash injuries.

During the dark hours of the early morning in Pomona, California, on Thursday, one big rig driver's reported poor decision to drive while sleepy took a toll on not just him but other unsuspecting motorists. The trucker crashed into a second big rig, and then another couple of drivers' mornings were disturbed by the traffic accident.

Lanes on the 60 Freeway needed to be temporarily closed off during the morning because of what were two crashes, two crashes that were essentially caused by one man's suspected recklessness. Authorities suggest that a truck driver fell asleep behind the wheel of his big rig, lost control of his truck and crashed into the second truck. When another driver drove near the accident scene and slowed down, a different driver crashed into him.

Fortunately, no one involved in the multi-vehicle accident sustained serious injuries. History shows that such wrecks, however, can often lead to extremely grave outcomes such as brain injuries and death. Accidents involving 18-wheelers are especially dangerous for motorists in smaller vehicles. They are dangerous overall.

That is why it is pertinent for commercial drivers to be especially responsible when getting behind the wheel of their trucks. There are strict laws in place that specifically prohibit truck drivers from working too many hours without adequate rest. Ignoring those laws leads to driver fatigue and preventable danger on the roads.

Our Los Angeles firm helps those who have been injured in truck accidents because of fatigue or other negligent actions. Visit our Truck Accident Lawyers page to learn more about this legal matter.

Source: NBC Southern California, "Big Rig Crashes Slow Morning Drive on 60 Freeway in Pomona," Jonathan Lloyd and Toni Guinyard, March 7, 2013

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
  • "5+ Stars for this attorney! There is no better in my book. Thank you for being a great attorney and being there for me when I needed someone on my side. This is the attorney to hire!"
  • "Scott Corwin exceeded my expectations. He walked me through the entire process but didn't waste my time. He was professional, aggressive, communicative, and efficient. If you want the best, you've found him."
  • "Scott was diligent, professional, compassionate, honest, and responsive. Scott was able to get me 10 times more than I thought I would receive for my accident. I couldn't recommend a better personal injury lawyer."
  • "Mr. Corwin is truly an amazing professional with outstanding tenacity and incredible skill for the law. If you want an Attorney that will work and breathe your case, day and night, then Mr. Corwin is the right man."
  • "I was told that Scott's the best, and he didn't let me down. From the first meeting all the way down through settlement I felt like my interests were being represented by someone knowledgeable, skilled, and that genuinely cared about my outcome."
  • "The settlement Scott obtained for me has provided my family with the security we need for the future. I recommend Scott Corwin to anyone injured in an accident, whether it's a small case or a life altering injury. He will fight to get you what you deserve."
  • "The "Force" is with this man! I'm grateful for Mr. Corwin's professionalism and highly recommend him to anyone in need of hi-caliber legal representation."
  • "Fast, easy, reliable, friendly, and hardworking! Fastest results I've ever heard of. I have only praises to sing about Scott! Will definitely be sending all my friends his way!"
  • "I got into a car accident and I thank god I found Scott Corwin right away. I was treated with respect and all my questions or concerns were always readily answered. He is a rare gem and I highly recommend him."
  • "I appreciate you for the respectful manner in which you interact with your clients. My experience with you was exactly what I think an attorney client relationship should be. Your keen sensibilities set you apart. You are the consummate professional."
  • "I'd recommend Scott to anyone and call upon his services again with no hesitation. He's truly a "super lawyer" -- do not wait another minute - you have found your man. Retain him, follow his instructions, and move on with your life. He'll handle everything - what a relief!"
  • "I know who the best auto personal injury lawyer is in town: Scott J. Corwin."
  • "I located Scott due to stellar reviews that I found online. He exceeded my expectations and I could not be happier with my settlement."
  • "I was very lucky to come across Scott J. Corwin. Scott made sure I got all the medical treatment I needed. I have worked with many attorneys in the past but Scott is by far the most knowledgeable, responsible, and detail-oriented. I highly recommend him."
  • "You did a tremendous job! I was extremely surprised and happy with my settlement amount. It was higher than I expected! You definitely are the Super Lawyer!"
  • "If you need a personal injury attorney who listens, cares about you, is candid, thorough, reassuring, who will be your legal advocate to protect your rights, and will do all he can to obtain the best possible settlement for you, then Scott J. Corwin is that lawyer."
  • "I have worked with many attorneys in the past but Scott is by far the most knowledgeable, responsible, and detail-oriented attorney I have worked with. I highly recommend him."
  • "Thank you for your professionalism. You maximized the result for your client and did so much faster than 99% of lawyers ever could or would."
  • "I am not sure dealing with the aftermath of a car accident can ever be hassle-free, but using Scott as your lawyer is about as close as you'll ever get. I give him my most enthusiastic recommendation."
  • "I enormously appreciate all of the help and hard work you've done for me and for taking care of my doctor's bills."
  • "Scott was kind, caring and compassionate as well as being an aggressive attorney who was not afraid to take on the insurance company for us. He dealt with everything so I didn't have to deal with anything. I give Scott my highest recommendation."

Hear what our clients have to say

Schedule a Free Consultation

Get the Answers You Need Fast. No Recovery, No Fee. Schedule a Free Consultation Today.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Awards & Recognition

Back to top