Brake Failure

Los Angeles Truck Brake Failure Attorneys

Dedicated Advocacy for Truck Brake Failure Accident Victims for Over 30 Years

With a steady flow of trucks traveling through Los Angeles on its many freeways and roads, the truck accident attorneys at Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman have seen how brake failure can lead to devastating crashes in a matter of seconds. Our legal team is proud to advocate for LA residents injured in brake failure accidents.

Why Call Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman?

It is all too common that large companies and corporations try to take advantage of those they have injured by disregarding or minimizing the damages they have suffered—our attorneys work to make sure that won’t happen. Baum Hedlund offers a distinct approach to legal representation: We develop our winning case strategies with each client’s needs at the center, taking care to amplify their voice so they will not be dismissed. When we say we put our clients first, we mean it.

Our award-winning approach has resulted in groundbreaking case results for those injured in commercial vehicle accidents:

  • $15 million recovered for the wrongful death of our client’s loved one in a commercial vehicle accident;
  • $8.5 million recovered in a combined verdict and post-judgment settlement against Tyson Foods after a large trucking accident; and
  • $6.9 million recovered for a case in which a semi-truck rolled over a stopped car, killing two people and injuring another.

Please note that our proven track record is intended to show the range of our success in this area of the law. Past results do not guarantee similar results for your case; no law firm can guarantee a favorable outcome.

Don’t wait any longer—call (855) 948-5098 to speak with a Los Angeles brake failure attorney in a free consultation.

When Brake Failure Leads to a Truck Accident

According to the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), commercial truck accidents happen most often on:

  • The 710 at the 60 in the East LA Interchange, which sees about 7.2 crashes every year; and
  • The 5 between the 710 and the 10 in the East LA Interchange, which sees about 6.6 accidents every year.

SCAG identified human error as the leading cause of these accidents. Still, faulty brakes remain an issue when human error is absent. In fact, brake failure has become such a widespread problem that the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) created a national Brake Safety Week to help tackle it.

Seeking Compensation for a Brake Failure Accident

Victims of brake failure accidents have the right to seek compensation for their losses, or damages, through a civil lawsuit. The victim’s legal team may hold a trucking company and/or its operators liable if the following factors caused injury or harm to people or property:

  • Failed to conduct regular inspections of its trucks’ brake systems;
  • Failed to train its employees on how to properly inspect truck brake systems; or
  • Failed to hire a capable mechanic to inspect the brake systems.
  • Brake system failure resulting in an accident or harm.

A truck parts manufacturer may also be held liable in the event that it sold defectively designed or manufactured brakes. These companies have a legal obligation to ensure their brakes are safe before they make it on the road, and they can be held accountable should they fail to fulfill this obligation.

If you are unsure who is liable for the brake failure accident that injured you, our Los Angeles trial lawyers can help. We have the skills needed to investigate cases involving any potentially liable party.

Recover Your Full and Fair Compensation

Baum Hedlund’s brake failure accident lawyers are prepared to get started on your case right away. In a free consultation, we can answer any questions you may have about pursuing a claim. Please keep in mind, there are no fees or costs unless we win. Clients never have to pay out of pocket to start a case.

Many brake failure accident victims may qualify for compensatory damages, such as:

  • Medical costs
  • Lost wages
  • Short-or long-term disability
  • Reduced future earning potential
  • Pain and suffering
  • Inconvenience
  • Mental trauma
  • Loss of quality of life

You can rest assured that by having a highly experienced legal team on your side, which includes board-certified truck accident lawyer, Diane Marger Moore, that we have what it takes to earn justice and maximum compensation for you and your family.

Entrust your case to our national trial law firm—contact us online to book a free consultation with a Los Angeles brake failure lawyer today!

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