Fatal Truck Accidents

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According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), fatal truck collisions claim the lives of an average of 3,500 per year in the United States. Large commercial trucks can weigh as much as 20 to 30 times as much as passenger cars and are much more difficult to control, causing incredible devastation in the event of a collision between these two types of vehicles. If your family has lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident caused by a truck driver’s or trucking company’s negligence, you may have grounds to pursue monetary compensation from those responsible.

At the Law Offices of Thomas E. Rockett, III, our knowledgeable Irvine wrongful death attorney understands the grief your family is experiencing and is ready to provide the legal and emotional support you need. With more than 25 years of dedicated legal experience and personalized attention dedicated to each case, our skilled legal advocates can help your family move forward and maximize your chances of securing fair financial restitution for your loss.


If you are mourning the loss of a loved one and would like to pursue legal action against the responsible parties, we urge you to contact our office today and discuss your options.


Causes of Fatal Truck Crashes

A vast majority of fatal truck crashes are the result of some form of carelessness on the part of the truck driver, the trucking company, or both. Families of victims killed in fatal truck collisions caused by negligence may file a wrongful death claim against the at-fault parties in pursuit of a wide range of monetary damages, including the decedent’s lost future income, medical expenses, funeral costs, and loss of emotional companionship.

Fatal truck accidents can be caused by any of the following:

Our firm can examine the details surrounding your loved one’s crash and determine the most appropriate course of action. Through witness testimonies, accident reports, hours of service logs, and accident recreation techniques, we can pursue maximum compensation on your family’s behalf and ensure your rights are protected during this time.

Compassionate Support When You Need it Most

No family should ever have to experience the sudden, preventable loss of a loved one. At the Law Offices of Thomas E. Rockett, III, our empathetic wrongful death lawyer has helped numerous families throughout Irvine and the surrounding areas move forward in the wake of tragedy with unshakable support and client-focused advocacy. Having won millions on behalf of past clients and earned a respected Super Lawyers® inclusion for our unparalleled skills, we have what it takes to honor your loved one’s passing and secure the results you need.

Do not attempt to carry the burden alone. Schedule a free consultation today to take the first step towards pursuing justice for your family.