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Truck Accident on I-5 Grapevine Near Gorman Proves Fatal

A truck accident involving two other cars this morning on a section of I-5 known as the "Grapevine" near Gorman, CA has unfortunately led to the loss of two lives, with several others life-flighted from the scene. CHP is still investigating the accident and at the present time the cause is unclear. Any time a big rig and automobiles become entangled at higher speeds the sheer forces involved usually lead to serious injuries and wrongful death. My thoughts are with the victims of the accident this morning, as well as their families. Those who are critically injured face a long road ahead, and their care and well being are the focus at this point.

From a legal perspective, accidents involving semi-trucks or tractor trailers are complicated and require extensive legal expertise and preparation. It is important to seek legal advice in these cases as soon as possible so that a thorough investigation of the scene, vehicles and witness statements can be completed to preserve important evidence. It will take time for the full ramifications of this accident to come to light. In these situations, I work to take all of the legal and insurance related burdens from the family's minds so that they may focus on helping their loved ones to heal.

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  • I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Morrell is one of the finest tort lawyers in his state. He is a strong and zealous advocate for his clients and a credit to the legal profession. They don? come any better than Rivers- I highly recommend his legal services.

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  • I endorse this lawyer. I first got to know Rivers almost 20 years ago when I represented a plaintiff against him in a case that went to trial. I found him to be knowledgeable and professional all the way through verdict and beyond.....

    Roy Comer, Litigation Lawyer in Newport Beach, CA

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