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I-80 Freeway Crash Lawyer and Truck Accidents


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Are you a victim of an Interstate 80 freeway car or truck accident? Have you gotten injuries from an accident that was not your fault? Ehline Law and our personal injury attorneys have the right experience to get you the compensation you deserve.

Have You or a Loved One Experienced Major Injury During a Crash on I-80? Call Ehline Law

Whether it is an accident with a big rig or a motor vehicle, our freeway crash attorneys handle personal injury cases daily protecting the rights of the accident victims and taking legal action against negligent parties accountable for serious injuries or wrongful death. Also, we are world famous semi truck accident lawyer in Los Angeles.

About Interstate 80

Running more than 2,900 miles of road, the I-80 was one of the original routes that would make up the Interstate Highway System in 1956. The construction of the I-80 went into the 1980s with 1986 seeing the completion of the last part of the Interstate 80.

Considered to be the second-largest highway in the country, the I-80 is a marvel of a road connecting major business hubs and cities such as Oakland, Salt Lake City, and more. The west end of the highway starts at San Francisco California with the east end of the I-80 ending in Teaneck New Jersey.

The highway is not only a road for daily commuters or travelers but also the main component that spurs economic activity in the region. Semi-trucks, long-haul trucks, and commercial trucks record millions of miles each year on the I-80 delivering goods from one end of the country to California, the most populated state in the United States.

Drunk and distracted driving are the leading causes of accidents in the country. With so much movement going on the I-80, the risk of getting into an accident remains high at all times requiring drivers to be more vigilant than usual.

Recent Accidents on the Interstate 80

California Highway Patrol Gets into an Investigation

On October 4th 2021 at the Madison Avenue exit on the I-80, a green pickup truck went offroad into two disabled vehicles parked on the side of the freeway. However, in doing so, the pickup also rammed into the two pedestrians just at the side of the parked vehicles. A 26-year-old pedestrian died immediately where the crash happened. The second car accident victim got rushed to the hospital with a major injury where he underwent medical treatment but soon died due to complications from the severe injuries.

Considered a hit and run since the pickup driver made his escape after the violent accident, the California Highway Patrol has gotten involved in the investigation to capture the culprit.

Crash on Westbound I-80

On October 5th 2021, a crash between two vehicles took place on the I-80 leading to one of the vehicles swerving and crashing into an SUV causing a three-vehicle accident. At least one person received a major injury while two others got minor injuries from the accident, but unfortunately, one driver in a Honda Accord died at the accident scene.

Hit and Run in Berkeley

On September 13th 2021, two cars collided with each other on the I-80 in Berkeley resulting in the drivers getting out and arguing over the accident. Unfortunately, the damaged cars were still on the highway posing potential accident threats to other drivers.

An incoming car tried to swerve through the parked vehicles but ended up hitting the two drivers arguing on the I-80 at high speed causing instant death. Panicked, the driver decided to speed away from the accident scene turning the incident into a hit and run.

These are just some of the different types of accidents occurring on the I-80 with minor accidents not making it on the news at all. Accidents can financially cripple a car accident victim but having an experienced car accident attorney can help provide the legal representation to recover compensation for the loss.

Who Is Liable for an Accident on the I-80?

With so many different types of vehicles traveling on the I-80, who do you hold liable for an accident? Do you hold the trucking company responsible for the truck accident or the manufacturing company for the vehicle defect in your car causing the accident?

If a company gets involved in an accident, then the difficulty of getting compensation increases since these companies retain the services of law firms for such incidents. While on the other hand, if the accident occurred due to unmaintained roads, the local municipality or state government may be responsible for the damages. However, having a qualified personal injury attorney to represent you can ensure that you get the maximum compensation for your loss.

An experienced personal injury attorney will also help determine which parties to hold accountable. For example, for a truck accident, an attorney may decide to hold the trucking company and also the driver responsible or simply go after the company. Depending on the unique circumstances of each accident, a qualified attorney will be better able to guide you and give you the legal advice you need to move forward.

What Types of Damages Can an Attorney Get Compensation For?

Every accident case is different and requires a thorough investigation before filing personal injury claims. Contact our attorneys and get a free case evaluation today. Our personal injury attorneys can help determine the value of the damages and the severity of the accident before filing for personal injury claims with insurance companies.

We have helped clients recover compensation for the following damages:

  • Medical bills (current and future)
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages (current and future)
  • Emotional trauma
  • Funeral and burial expense for wrongful death
  • Punitive damages
  • And more

Contact Our Personal Injury Attorneys and Get a Free Consultation Today!

If you got into a car accident due to someone else’s negligence, contact us at (213) 596-9642 and get a free case review with our experienced attorneys today. We understand the piling stress from a car accident which is why our personal injury lawyers will protect your rights and get you the compensation you need to pay for medical bills and other expenses.

Our attorneys maintain a positive attorney-client relationship ensuring that any confidential or sensitive information remains among the firm and the client. We ensure that our clients get updated with the case progress and inform them of the negotiation process. Our attorneys will not settle the case and would rather go to court if they feel that the insurers have put forward an unfair settlement offer.

You can contact us via telephone, visit our local offices, or simply fill the contact form on our website. The contact form sends information to our attorneys who will get back to you as soon as possible.

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