Truck Accidents

What are the Laws in California Regarding a Pedestrian Hit by a Car?

It’s dangerous out there being a pedestrian. Not only do you have to worry about California’s crumbling sidewalks, but distracted and aggressive motorists show very little respect for pedestrians. According to one source, pedestrian deaths account for 22% of all traffic fatalities, so it important that pedestrians protect themselves. At the Beliz Law Firm, we…

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What Time of Day do Most Car Accidents Happen?

Car accidents can strike at any time. However, your chances of suffering an accident increase when there are more people on the road. For that reason, drivers should expect the most accidents to occur during rush hour traffic. And statistics bear this assumption out. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the most…

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What to Do After a Truck Accident in California

A car accident with a semi-truck is different than one between two smaller vehicles, like a car, motorcycle, or standard pickup truck. In addition, there may be more parties involved since many semi-trucks are owned by companies rather than individuals. There may be different laws and regulations, and injuries tend to be more severe given…

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What Should I Do if I am Rear-Ended by a Semi-Truck

Getting Rear-Ended by a Semi-Truck Often Leads to Serious Injuries Settling with the insurance company after an accident like this is usually a big mistake. An experienced truck accident lawyer can make sure you aren’t stuck with unfair bills and worries after the crash. With Michael Beliz, consultations are free, so call today. Learn more…

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Will I Have to File a Trucking Accident Lawsuit?

When you become involved in a collision with a large truck in Southern California that results in serious personal injuries and significant property damage, you are likely wondering: will I have to file a trucking accident lawsuit? Before you try to decide on your own about the best way to proceed with your case, it…

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Why Are Accidents Involving Semi Trucks Common in Riverside?

Help with Riverside Commerical Vehicle Accidents Semi-truck accidents are a small minority of total motor vehicle accidents in the United States. State and federal regulations passed over the last few decades reduced the number of semi-truck accidents that occur. But when these accidents do happen, they are twice as likely to be fatal. Unfortunately, Riverside…

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What is the Average Semi-Truck Accident Settlement in California?

When a car and a truck collide with each other, the crash is more likely to injure the occupants of the car than the truck driver. This is due to the sheer differences in weight and power between a semi truck and a passenger vehicle. While commercial trucking companies have a responsibility to operate their…

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