Truck Accident Attorneys in Walnut Creek, CA
Millions Recovered for Bay Area Clients Since 1979
The sheer weight and size of tractor-trailers means that cars and other vehicles usually lose in accidents involving a big truck. The injuries are usually severe and fatalities are common. If you are involved in a truck accident, it is important to learn about your options. You may be able to obtain compensation for your medical bills, lost wages and other costs of your accident.
At the Walnut Creek, California, law firm of Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook, our attorneys have been helping victims of trucking accidents since 1979. In that time, we have acquired a reputation as lawyers who will vigorously advocate for seriously injured clients, including those injured in a truck accident.
Contact Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook for a free case evaluation!
Truck Accident Cases We Handle
Our truck accident lawyers have an enviable record of accomplishment, winning substantial verdicts and settlements for truck wreck victims.
Some of our cases have involved:
- Drivers who were drunk or under the influence of drugs
- Semi driver refusing to let other vehicles merge
- Trucker driving too fast for conditions
- Truck driver fatigue
- Shredded truck tires on the highway
- Big rig forcing smaller vehicle off the road
- Defects in tractor-trailer equipment such as brakes, lights and couplings
We work with a skilled team of investigators in order to determine liability in these cases.
Notable Case Results
Over the years, Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook has established a proven track record of success.
Some of the case results we’ve obtained include:
- $13,700,000 Recovery for Trucking Accident Case
A jury returned a verdict for $13.7 million for three families affected by a tragic trucking accident. The three victims left behind their spouses along with a total of 7 children. The family of a 54 year old mother of three who was killed in the trucking accident, who Andrew Schwartz represented, received $5.2 million.
- $2,750,000 Recovery for Pedestrian Death
This case involves the wrongful death of a 5 year old kindergarten student who was being escorted to school by a teacher employed by the University of California after having been dropped off at a bus stop by a driver for the Berkeley Unified School District. The student was killed by a truck driver in a crosswalk.
Learn more about your legal options by calling our firm at (925) 275-5592!
Begin a Free Case Evaluation with a Contra Costa County Truck Accident Lawyer
We investigate every case thoroughly, employing skilled investigators, interviewing witnesses and analyzing the driver's travel and maintenance logs. We consult with medical experts to determine the nature of your injuries and their impact on your life.
If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident or are grieving over the loss of a loved one in a collision, contact our Walnut Creek personal injury lawyers at Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook to learn how we may be able to help. We’ve obtained more than 50 settlements and verdicts for amounts greater than $1 million.