Ordaz Law, APC, is the law office of trucking accident attorney Juan J. Ordaz Jr. Known throughout the legal community for his dedication and perseverance, Juan J. Ordaz Jr. prides himself on the devotion he dedicates towards the representation of his clients’ injury cases. He is a personal injury lawyer focused on excellence and client satisfaction.
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Trucking Accident | Liability
Trucking injury accidents are commonly based on a claim of negligence or negligence per se.
Negligence: Negligence is the failure to use reasonable care while driving a motor vehicle.
Negligence Per Se: Under negligence per se, the violation of a relevant motor vehicle, statute, code, regulation or other, raises a presumption that the driver was driving below the reasonable standard of care. Learn More
Trucking Accident | Vicarious Liability
Truckers are ordinarily independent contractors hired to haul a load. Depending on the circumstance though, an employer / employee relationship may be established as well as vicarious liability against the employer.
Vicarious Liability: Under vicarious liability, an employer is responsible for harm caused by the wrongful conduct of their agent while acting within the scope of their authority. Learn More
Trucking Accident | Common Carrier Liability
In California, truckers are considered common carriers. Common carriers must use the highest care and the vigilance. They must do all that human care, vigilance, and foresight reasonably can do under the circumstances to avoid harm to other motor vehicles and their drivers. A common carrier must use reasonable skill to provide everything necessary for safe transportation, in view of the transportation used and the practical operation of the business.
Trucking Accident | Causes
Common causes of truck accidents include:
- Distracted Driving;
- Aggressive Driving;
- A Failure to Check Blind Spots before Changing Lanes;
- Driver Fatigue; and
- Poor Truck Maintenance.
Ordaz Law, APC | Trucking Accident Attorney
Juan J. Ordaz Jr. provides candid, hardworking and personal legal representation to individuals seeking a trucking accident attorney in San Diego County. We helped victims suffering from a variety of injuries, who have sustained their injuries through different types of vehicle collisions. We believe that it is a necessity to represent people who have sustained traumatic and debilitating injuries, and suffered ultimate losses.
Call (619) 550-3617 today so that we may schedule your free and discreet consultation with a premier San Diego trucking accident attorney.
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