DUI Truck Accidents More Than $125 Million Recovered | Over 30 Years of Experience

Los Angeles DUI Truck Accident Attorney

Accidents Caused by Truckers Who Drink and Drive

It is frighteningly common for truckers to be found driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. A truck driver may be abusing stimulants in an attempt to stay alert for extended periods or consuming alcohol or other controlled substances to cope with workplace stresses. Whatever the reason, when intoxicated truckers cause an accident, they are negligent and should be found as such through an injury claim filed against them.

If you were injured by a drunk truck driver, then you should receive full compensation for your injuries and damages. Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation – which is led by the reputable Attorney Scott J. Corwin – can help you understand your legal options and pursue compensation with ease.

You might be owed compensation that helps pay for:

  • Past and future medical treatment costs
  • Lost wages and income
  • Vehicle repairs
  • Pain and suffering

If you do not want to deal with all the details and nuances of your case, like how to calculate those damages fairly, then we do not blame you. Fighting a trucking company and its insurance provider is not simple work. That is why you should leave everything up to us!

Put your truck accident case in good hands. Call our firm at (310) 683-2300 now.

Proving Truck Driver Intoxication

Evidence of drug or alcohol-impaired driving may include breathalyzer test results or blood test results. A field sobriety test may have been administered by law enforcement yielding further evidence of intoxication. It will be important to gather this evidence to support any claim you seek against the truck driver who hit you. If the company knew that the driver had a history of drug or alcohol-impaired driving, then it, too, may be held liable for the accident due to negligent hiring practices.

Dangers of Drunk Truck Driving

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol can will cause a truck driver to suffer from:

  • Impaired judgment
  • Slowed reaction time
  • Shaky vehicle control
  • Loss of focus

Just one of these symptoms of impairment makes it impossible for the truck driver to safely operate a vehicle, not to mention that they are in charge of safely driving a semi-truck or 18-wheeler. Truck drivers are held to higher standards because of the great responsibility that comes with operating oversized vehicles and the potential damage they can cause. For example, they can be arrested for driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of 0.04, rather than the typical 0.08. If they neglect this higher standard and put everyone in danger, then it is only right that they pay for any damage they cause.

Contact Our Firm Right Away

Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation in Los Angeles can help you seek compensation for injuries caused by drunk or impaired truck drivers. We are here to help advocate on your behalf and make sure that you get fair compensation for your serious injuries. Attorney Scott J. Corwin has the gratitude of more than 3,000 clients across his over 30 year career, so you know you can count on him with your case!

Have you been injured in a truck accident caused by fatigue? Reach out to our office today by calling (310) 683-2300 or contact us via our online contact form.

Making Things Right

Over $125 Million Recovered on Behalf of Our Clients
  • Brain Damage $3,407,752

    Boy sustains brain damage from trip and fall in pothole.

  • Bus Accident $2,782,954

    Passenger injured when bus driver falls asleep and rolls bus.

  • Motorcycle Accident $2,300,000

    City employee causes collision with police motorcycle.

  • Motorcycle Accident $2,100,000

    Motorcyclist suffers brain injury in collision.

  • Motorcycle Accident $1,250,000

    Vehicle turns left in front of motorcycle, causing collision.

  • Car Accident $1,250,000

    Driver injured in collision with vehicle that crossed over into his lane.

  • Car Accident $1,000,000

    Rear-end collision exacerbates pre-existing back condition.

  • Car Accident $1,000,000

    Driver injured in nighttime collision with overturned big rig on highway.

  • Brain Injury $1,000,000

    Rider injured on ferris wheel when struck in head by seat rack.

  • Car Accident Injury $850,000

    Eight-year-old boy struck and killed by vehicle while crossing busy thoroughfare.

What Sets Us Apart

Quality Legal Representation Your Case Needs
  • 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.

  • Renowned Reputation

    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

  • Personal Attention

    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.

Client Reviews

Here What People Have to Say About Scott
  • I am not one to write reviews but after an unfortunate car accident, I am so glad I called Scott Corwin.

    - Catherine Lenke
  • A month ago, I was involved in a car crash and broke my right wrist. The process with this attorney was pretty fast. Scott was able to help me and also Julie was always super nice and very professional. I’m very glad everything was easy and fast.

    - Sabrina Guna
  • Scott got the personal injury settlement amount I expected to get (actually a few percent more). He was quiet and efficient, not a time-waster. Perfect fit for a working person.

    - Carl Hoppe
  • Thanks again Scott and Staff for your great work. My family and I are fortunate to have you all by our side in times of need.

    - Maria Mejia
Client Testimonials
  • NTLA Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers
    NTLA Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers
  • NTLA Top 25 Brain Injury Trial Lawyers
    NTLA Top 25 Brain Injury Trial Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Super Lawers
    Super Lawers
  • Avvo 10.0
    Avvo 10.0
  • American Association for Justice
    American Association for Justice
  • Litigator Awards
    Litigator Awards
  • LATLC
    LATLC
  • Consumer Lawyer of Los Angeles
    Consumer Lawyer of Los Angeles
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
    Consumer Attorneys of California
  • BBB A+
    BBB A+
  • NSCIA
    NSCIA
  • Brian Injury Association
    Brian Injury Association

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