Riverside Truck Accident Lawyer
If you or a loved one were injured in a semi-truck accident, it is important to choose a lawyer who understands the state and federal safety regulations that apply to commercial trucks. Trucking companies and their insurance companies can incur significant liability when they violate these regulations.
Over the past two decades, Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation has successfully represented countless victims of truck accidents in Riverside and throughout the state of California. We also represent families in cases of fatal truck accidents. Respected truck accident lawyer Scott J. Corwin has the legal knowledge and experience to hold truck drivers and trucking companies accountable when their negligence harms innocent people.
With over 30 years of experience, Scott J. Corwin has represented more than 3,000 personal injury victims and obtained recoveries totaling over $125 million. Scott J. Corwin is a distinguished member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA).
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Truck Accidents in Riverside
Over the years, the federal Department of Transportation has developed numerous regulations to reduce the number of serious injuries and deaths from accidents involving heavy trucks.
Here are some examples of truck safety regulations:
- Trucking companies must hire qualified drivers and perform periodic drug tests on drivers
- Truck drivers must keep a safe driving record to maintain their commercial driver’s license
- Truck drivers must follow Hours-of-Service laws to prevent accidents caused by fatigue
- Trucking companies must perform regular maintenance of brakes and other safety equipment
- Drivers must perform pre-trip inspections of the lights and other safety equipment
- Loads must be properly secured
- Trucks must not carry excessive weight
California also has laws that apply to truck traffic in our state. The sooner you contact us after an accident, the sooner we collect and preserve evidence of state and federal safety violations, which can make a big difference in your case.
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Bus Accident $2,782,954
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Motorcycle Accident $2,100,000
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Fast, Favorable Resolutions
At Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, we understand the importance of securing a favorable outcome in your case, fast. More than 95 percent of our clients’ cases settle within 5 to 9 months, and our clients are very satisfied with the results (see our client reviews!). We only file lawsuits when absolutely necessary, such as in cases where the defendant disputes liability or refuses to pay for the full extent of our client’s damages.
With more than 30 years in practice and over $125 million recovered for his clients, Scott is known for his aggressive approach to litigation. Some of his accolades include:
- Inclusion in the Southern California Super Lawyers® list since 2007, a distinction reserved for only the top 5 percent of all personal injury lawyers in the region
- Named a “Top 100 Super Lawyer”
- Named a Top 25 Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers in California by the National Trial Lawyers Association since 2010
- Maintains a 10.0 Superb rating on Avvo
At Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation, we believe in developing strong attorney-client relationships built on honesty, trust, and communication. As a client, you will always receive direct, personal attention from Scott; your case will never be passed off to an associate or paralegal. Instead, you can always rely on dedicated representation from a highly experienced and award-winning attorney who is ready to fight for you.
Zero Upfront Fees
Our firm offers all personal injury and wrongful death legal services on a contingency fee basis. This means you do not pay any upfront or out-of-pocket fees or expenses. Instead, we only get paid if and when we recover compensation for you. In the unlikely event that we do not win your case, you do not pay a dime. We also offer free consultations, so you have nothing to lose in reaching out to our team today. Contact our firm 24/7 and we’ll get back to you within one business day.