Orange County Mack Truck Accident Lawyers

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Orange County Mack Truck Accident Lawyers

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Mack is a truck manufacturing company that is a subsidiary of AB Volvo. They make construction trucks, heavy-duty trucks, highway trucks, refuse trucks, and military trucks. They even used to make fire trucks and now only serve and refurbish the ones they already sold. They are based in Greensboro but their main manufacturing facility is in Macungie, Pennsylvania, and in Dublin, Virginia. Our experienced truck accident lawyers have over three decades of protecting victims of truck accidents so we have seen plenty of accidents involving Mack trucks. Our goal will be to ensure you reach Maximum Medical Improvement as soon as possible and get you the maximum compensation possible for your injuries that you can under the law.

Types of Mack Trucks

Mack makes a lot of trucks for a whole variety of uses. Their construction models include the Mack Granite, Mack Granite Axle Black, TerraPro Cabover, Heavy Duty Titan, Highway Series Pinnacle Sleepers, Pinnacle Axle Forward, Pinnacle DayCab, Pinnacle Rawhide, Smartway Highway Truck, TerraPro Cabover Refuse Truck, TerraPro Low Entry Refuse Truck, Granite Axle Black Refuse Truck, Granite Refuse Truck, and the Granite Armored Line Haul Military Truck. The Mack Powertrain is well known, especially the MP7 Engine Systems. They also make heavy haul Mack trucks and natural gas Mack trucks and they use the Mack SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) for better performance. Their division that rebuilds and remanufactures parts for Mack trucks is called Remack. Be sure to use the chocks whenever you are parked on a steep incline to prevent runaway trucks and accidents.

Common Mack Truck Injuries

Due to the size and speed of Mack trucks, many of the possible results of truck accidents can be rather traumatic. Concussions, whiplash, becoming deformed, brain injuryamputation, neck injury, ligament sprains, contusions, cuts, being crushed, burns, muscle strains, blindness, lacerations, coma, broken bones, back injury, heavy bleeding, and wrongful death are all possible outcomes of trucking accidents. The Mack truck accident attorneys of DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo have over thirty years of experience helping those hit by trucks and truckers with their legal cases for all the above injuries, results and more.

How Truck Accidents Happen

Truckers can be on the road for many hours on end and so they invariably encounter many types of challenges and dangers. A main reason truck accidents cause so many injuries each and every year is that Mack trucks can be forty or more times heavier than the car or van it crashes with. Over two-thirds of truck accident injury victims were not the ones in the tractor-trailer. Truck accidents can happen in many ways including a car got in the way of the wide turn, rollover, driver fell asleep at the wheel, head-on collision, a drunk driver, poor road design, improper loading, out of control downhill, poor repair or maintenance of the truck or car who started the accident, rear-ender, brake failure, run-off-road collision, poor road condition, speeding, jack brake failure, drugged driver, overworked driver, load too heavy, driver on cell phone, negligent hiring, illegal loads, under the influence driver, driver on drugs, improperly secured load, too much downhill speed, swerved off road, and animal collision. It is important that the trucking company you work for always keeps up on the maintenance of your truck.

Additional Causes of Mack Truck Accidents

Some more types of causes of trucking accidents include colliding with a pole or stoplight, sleep deprivation, poor eyesight, spill, unsafe lane change, illegal lane change, collision with a median or barrier, hit a pedestrian, hit a deer, side collision, load shift, an intoxicated driver (DUI), hit road debris, poor road construction, poor reflexes, air-brake failure, another driver hit the truck, jack-knife, equipment failure, blind spot accident, swerved into a car, sideswiped a car, driver eating or calling, low bridge clearance, trucker texting, inexperienced UHaul driver, low building clearance, low warehouse clearance, or a distracted trucker on a cell phone while driving. As should be obvious, Mack trucks need to be taken seriously.

Mack Trucks Workers’ Compensation

Like all workers in California, employees who drive trucks are required by law to be covered by workers’ compensation by their employer. The truckers who drive Mack trucks are no exception. The workers’ compensation insurance held by your employer could pay medical expenses, death benefits, temporary disability, income, permanent disability compensation, medical benefits, and vocational rehabilitation when the injury and circumstance warrants.

Our Orange County Mack Truck Accident Attorneys Can Help

We are ready to help you all hours of the day and night so please call us right away. Even if you are unsure whether your Mack truck accident case has merit, please contact us anyway as we will be able to discuss that with you over the phone and give you prudent advice as to your legal options. We offer a free initial consultation and case evaluation for all injured truckers or those hit by Mack or any other type of truck. Even after that free initial meeting, we work on a contingency basis where you won’t owe us anything unless we win your injury case.

The Mack trucking accident attorneys at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo are willing to have the meeting at your home or hospital room if you are unable to come to our office. We are available to meet Monday through Friday between 8:30am and 5:30pm and we can also set up appointments on Saturdays, Sundays and in the evening. Contact us today at (714) 783-2205 for a free consultation.

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