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Were You Injured in a Commercial Vehicle Accident?

Commercial vehicle accidents

Kosnett Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help

Commercial vehicles are used for business purposes to transport goods or passengers, primarily in motor vehicles such as large trucks and buses. Accidents that involve commercial vehicles are considered very dangerous. They account for a high percentage of traffic-related fatalities.

If you were injured in a commercial vehicle accident it is essential for you to retain professional legal help. Kosnett Personal Injury has experienced attorneys who understand California law and know how best to handle commercial vehicle injuries. We are ready to help you on a 24-hour, 7-day-per-week basis to make sure that you have the legal guidance that you need at the times when you need it most.

California classifies commercial vehicles widely, including:

  • Transport trucks
  • Trucks for business (commercial) usage
  • Utility company trucks
  • Delivery vans and trucks
  • Tractor-trailers
  • Tow trucks
  • Company-owned vehicles
  • Emergency service vehicles
  • Buses
  • Uber, Lyft, limos, and taxis
  • Catering/food trucks
  • Drilling rigs for water wells
  • Cement mix vehicles
  • Profit-generating vehicles transporting 10 to 15 or more passengers

Who is Liable in a Commercial Vehicle Accident

Assigning fault in a commercial vehicle accident can be complicated. While chances are high that the driver will be held liable, other factors must also be considered. The company employing the commercial driver is responsible for hiring qualified, experienced drivers, providing appropriate training, and ensuring all commercial vehicles are in good, working condition. They must ensure vehicles receive necessary routine maintenance by qualified mechanics and undergo regularly scheduled inspections and they are responsible for any other form of vehicle or cargo negligence. Kosnett Personal Injury provides experienced commercial vehicle attorneys who will aggressively fight for the compensation to deserve from both the commercial driver and his or her employer.

The 7 Reasons Why Most Commercial Vehicle Accidents Happen are driver…:

  1. Fatigue
  2. Inexperience
  3. Distraction
  4. Impairment
  5. Error
  6. Failing to react appropriately to road conditions
  7. Or feeling rushed/dealing with an unrealistic schedule

Specific Commercial Vehicles Accidents Include:

  • Jackknife – This happens when the rear end of a tractor-trailer folds into the front of its own cab
  • Underrides – When a smaller vehicle crashes or is pushed into the back or side of a commercial truck, and lodges underneath the truck.
  • Rollovers – Rollover crashes can result from extremely high winds, unsafe speeding, sudden braking at high speeds, or taking steep turns or curves.
  • Tire Blowouts – Large vehicles such as semi-trucks and tankers can cause a devastating accident if even one of 18 tires blows out on the road.


If you or a member of your family experienced a commercial vehicle accident, you want a trusted and experienced personal injury attorney to handle your case and fight to make sure you receive the care and compensation that you need and deserve.

No matter what type of legal issue you are confronted with, our legal team is experienced, professional, and dedicated to making sure you receive the favorable settlement. AND, YOU WON’T PAY US UNLESS WE WIN YOUR CASE

Contact us for a free consultation with an experienced commercial vehicle personal injury attorney. Our contingency fee practices mean you pay no upfront charges and so you’ll only pay if we successfully win your case.

Kosnett Personal Injury headquarters are located in Los Angeles with additional offices throughout California. Since 1999, we have been serving clients nationwide, with a concentration in Southern California counties including Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Orange, San Diego, Kern, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Imperial. We also serve Northern California counties of San Francisco, Alameda, Marin, Sacramento, San Mateo, Solano, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, Contra Costa, Napa, Yolo, and Sonoma.


We firmly believe that everyone has a right to qualified legal representation. Allow our personal injury attorneys to fight for your rights and benefits. Schedule a free consultation, call or email us at 1-877-959-2937 or

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