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San Diego Truck Accident Lawyer

We’ve all been there. Driving down the freeway on the way to work or to visit friends, and you see a huge commercial truck or semi-truck driving way too fast for the conditions or straddling lanes creating a dangerous situation. It’s really scary.

Unfortunately, every year in California, more than 300 people are killed and over 4,000 are injured in truck accidents or semi-truck accidents involving big rigs and 18 wheelers. As a regional hub and major transportation corridor, we have more than our share of truck accidents. Due to the mismatch in weight, collisions with commercial trucks routinely cause severe injuries or death to those in the smaller vehicle.

When a trucking accident or semi-truck accident occurs, the trucking company will likely send their own representatives to the scene of the accident immediately, to talk to the victims when they are at their most vulnerable. Their objective in a nutshell, is to severely limit their liability by taking statements that may be later used against you to mitigate your claim.

This is much different than a typical car accident. As a matter of fact, trucking accidents are an entirely different ballgame altogether. That’s why it is crucial that victims hire specialized trucking accident lawyers like Phillips and Pelly, to ensure the best chance at proper and just compensation for their injuries.

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It’s the same thing as a car accident

No, it is not. First, the physical consequences of an error made on the part of the truck driver are much more severe due to the sheer size of their vehicle. More times than not, the truck driver walks away unharmed, while occupants in the opposing car are left either seriously injured or dead.

Unleash the lawyers. Commercial trucks are likely owned by big companies with a team of lawyers in place, ready to defend their drivers at a moment’s notice. Imagine that you are severely injured, still shaken over the incident, and now have a team of highly experienced defense attorneys from the trucking company coming at you from every angle, to prevent paying you a settlement?

Although there are a number of state and federal trucking regulations designed to keep us safe, trucking companies and their drivers regularly violate these regulations, putting us all at risk of injury or even death. If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident, consider hiring your own team of trucking accident injury attorneys to go toe to toe with the trucking company, holding them responsible.

Our savvy, experienced San Diego truck accident lawyers know the importance of full and comprehensive investigations when necessary, to help determine if there were any violations contributing to the accident and your injuries.

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There is never an obligation. If hired, we will begin work immediately on your behalf.

Rest and Heal. We will handle your entire case from start to finish

We understand that being injured in a trucking accident can completely shake up your world. One minute you’re driving along, minding your own business and the next, you are in severe pain due to the negligence of a truck driver. You’re hurt, shaken, overwhelmed, missing days or even months from work, your car is totaled, the medical bills are mounting - and it’s just plain stressful.

The last thing you want, is the added stress of dealing with insurance companies, investigations, reports, filings etc. You really just want to focus on healing and getting your life back.

That’s where we come in. Once hired, we immediately take the entire burden off of your shoulders and onto ours. It’s what we do. Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers we have proudly served as one of San Diego’s top truck accident lawyers for over 18 years. We handle all of the paperwork, filings, investigations, and insurance negotiations for you. Additionally, we have a vast network of medical professionals who will see you on a lien. This means we can arrange for immediate medical care for you as well. Don’t wait any longer.

Call us now for a Free Case Evaluation, and talk to one of our experienced truck accident attorneys. Once retained, we will handle your entire case from start to finish, applying over 60 years of legal experience to your claim.


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"Once hired, we take the burden off of your shoulders and onto ours. It’s what we do." - Ashley Lafontaine, Trial Attorney

Hire Us with Confidence

With over 18 years representing personal injury victims in San Diego, our savvy legal team understands how to navigate the extensive process involved in successfully representing large trucking accident victims and their families. We are with you every step of the way, and we are here to help.

Whether it requires an investigation, accident reconstruction, expert analysis of medical testimony, or all of the above, our San Diego injury attorneys have the knowledge, energy and experience to competently represent you and your loved ones, recovering maximum compensation for both your current and future care, if necessary.

We pride ourselves on operating with continued honesty, integrity and as strong advocates for each and every Client. We are:

What type of compensation is available for me?

If you are injured in a truck accident, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your past and future medical bills, past and future lost wages, damage to your vehicle, property damage, pain and suffering, vocational rehabilitation and other losses related to your injuries.

Do I have to pay for representation?

No. We handle all cases on a contingency basis, with a no fee until we win guarantee. That means our fees are based on a percentage of the final settlement, and you only pay if we recover money on your behalf. No recovery = no fees.

Schedule Your Free Case Evaluation now

One of the first things to do after being injured in a trucking accident, is to explore your legal options. If you’ve experienced an injury accident, take advantage of our Free Case Evaluation offer. One of our trucking accident injury lawyers will listen to the circumstances of your accident, answer questions, and provide you with available legal options for your consideration.

If you decide to hire us, we will begin working immediately on your behalf to secure the maximum compensation to which you and/or your family are entitled under the law. The attorneys at Phillips and Pelly are skilled Plaintiff’s lawyers with decades of experience litigating most all accident claims.

We are here to help you

“Call us now, to speak to one of our experienced lawyers. We can quickly assess whether or not you've got a claim, and the best next steps to take.” - Ashley Lafontaine, Trial Attorney

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Tell us about your accident and your injuries. An injury lawyer from our team will call and provide you with a Free Evaluation of your Case. If we can help, and you are unable to travel, we will come to your home, office or hospital. It’s easy - let’s get started...