Commercial Driver Accident Lawyer in San Diego

Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers face the same risks on the road as any other motorist; the sheer number of miles they log necessarily increases their exposure to the risk of an accident. Inadequate training, fatigue, and poorly maintained equipment can further compound the occupational hazards of drivers.

Need a San Diego Commercial Truck Accident Attorney?

If you or someone in your family suffered a serious or fatal accident while operating a commercial vehicle of any kind, contact The McClellan Law Firm in San Diego by calling (619) 215-1488.

Our San Diego commercial truck driver accident lawyers have experience helping truck drivers, delivery drivers and bus drivers who were injured by the negligence of others.

How Commercial Truck Accidents Happen

The most serious commercial truck driver accidents occur in collisions between two or more tractor-trailer combinations. Though relatively rare, accidents between big rigs of up to 80 tons do occur and are usually fatal.

They can also result from a combination of factors, including:

Working With Truck Accident Reconstruction Experts

Our 25 years of experience with the investigation and proof of complex claims allows us to develop and present your case in clear and persuasive terms. Our ability to integrate the testimony of forensic experts from many disciplines relating to highway safety and motor vehicle design can represent an important advantage in presenting a theory of causation that can hold up against a vigorous defense.

We also work effectively with experts to prove your damages claim.

In traumatic brain injury or burn cases, the defendant will often challenge the extent of the victim's injuries or underestimate the time and intensity of care necessary to achieve maximum physical recovery. Our ability to document every component of your loss with solid evidence from a physician, rehabilitation specialist or life care planning expert can make the decisive difference in settlement negotiations or at trial.

Getting Results for Injured Truck Drivers in San Diego

Whether your accident occurred while driving an 18-wheeler or delivering pizzas, we know how to analyze and develop your case for recovery of the greatest financial compensation available under the law and facts. For dependable advice and outstanding client service in any commercial truck driver accident case, do not hesitate to contact a San Diego commercial trucking accident lawyer at The McClellan Law Firm.

Call (619) 215-1488 or fill out our online form to schedule a free consultation.

  • Endorced by the Inner Circle of Advocates

    Craig McClellan is a member of the invitation-only group of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the United States

  • Attorney McClellan earned a Distinguished rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his achievements.

  • Attorney McClellan has been selected to the list of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 1993.

  • Attorney McClellan is listed as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in Business, Personal Injury, and Product Liability.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan earned one of the top 50 verdicts in California, securing a $15,771,234 verdict for a client seriously injured in a car accident.

  • Attorney McClellan has a 10/10 “Superb” rating, the highest rating an attorney can receive from Avvo.

  • The firm has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, the highest possible rating offered by the organization.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Personal Injury in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Product Liability in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • Attorney McClellan has been named the Lawyer of the Year by the Best Lawyers in America in 2012, twice in 2014, and in 2019.

  • Attorney McClellan is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and previously served on its Board of Directors.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named as one of the “Best Attorneys” by the Los Angeles Times.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named one of the “Best Lawyers” by San Diego Metro.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named one of the Top Lawyers in San Diego in Business Litigation by San Diego Magazine.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan has been selected to the list of Super Lawyers every year since 2007.

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