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Semi-truck Accident LAWYERS IN SAN DIEGO

Prior to founding the firm, Chris Movafagh (Aka Chris Mova), was a law clerk at one of the biggest and most prestigious personal injury firms in Southern California where he honed his legal tactics and negotiation skills. 

He saw a problem with the firm he worked for and every other big personal injury law firm. Each client was not treated as a human, but rather as a number. The goal of these big firms was to retain as many clients per month as possible and settle as many cases as possible. Chris did not think this was fair to the client because there was always money left on the table for the client. But the big firms would always push their client to accept the lowball offer. 

Chris saw this and wanted to make a difference, even if it was small. He wanted to only take on a handful of clients and treat each of his clients like the unique person they are; each with a different story of their pain and suffering. Chris made it his personal goal to hand pick the best team to help him reach his goal of creating the Best Personal Injury Law Firm San Diego has seen. 

Today, Chris Mova is well respected across the country for helping lawyers achieve spectacular awards and settlements on behalf of their clients. He coaches personal injury lawyers in other states on how to properly setup a personal injury case, how to negotiate it, and how to litigate it, especially cases involving spinal injury and brain injuries. 

If you are interested in having Chris Mova and his staff represent you, please call us now and Chris or one of his hand picked team members will assist you.

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where the police report stated our client is 100% at fault $1.75 million


Semi-Truck accidents come at a cost, but you shouldn’t be fighting the insurance companies for something that was not your fault!

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In San Diego, there are many freight and distribution trucks that have been known to transport most of Californias food supplies.

As attorneys, we have gathered as much data and case studies that have a specific correlation between trucking accidents and the cause of them. This information has been pulled from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

  • Driver Fatigue: Truck drivers are more likely to crash while on the road if they have driven more than 6 hours without taking a break/rest stop.
  • Bad Drivers: Many truck accidents are caused due to cars switching between lanes, forcing the diesel to slam on the breaks in order to stop. While this works for smaller cars, the weight of a diesel prevents a fast stop, ultimately causing a crash or pileup.
  • Weather conditions: have been known to cause serious trucking accidents such as black ice, wet roads or large items on the road that have been dropped from another vehicle.
  • Texting or Distracted Driving: We have seen it throughout our roads for years and as the years pass, it is only getting worse. Distractions with Siri, Facebook messaging, Texting, Snapchatting and more.

Our San Diego Personal Injury Lawyers can help you if you have been injured in an accident due to a truck/diesel causing the accident or if you are the truck driver and need representation.

As a regular driver on the road, you must remember that the sheer weight of a diesel is at a minimum 10 times heavier than your ford, focus, fiat or any other car you can possibly drive.

But when it rains, it pours. Due to the sheer size of the truck, any small bump can cause serious damage to both your vehicle and bodily injuries. When in court we will use this to benefit your claim.

Was the truck traveling at safe speeds? Did the driver abide by all safety precautions during his route? One useful tactic that our firm uses to provide you with the highest quality of representation and defense is a common question. That question is “What was the due date for the delivery?” If the driver only had 1 day to make it to the destination, but the expected drive was still 2 days, then this driver was clearly running late.

As your representation, we can guarantee our dedication to your case as if it was our own family member involved in the accident. Call us today at (858) 260-3026 to schedule your free consultation.

Common injuries after a Semi-Truck or Big Rig accident

Since our truck accident lawyers in San Diego we have dealt with many injured victims, we have compiled a list of common injuries for you to read. Most of the data we have pulled is from the California accident statistic reports.These injuries are:

  • Fractures
  • Broken Bones
  • Concussions
  • Paralysis
  • Brain Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Internal Injuries (Organ Injuries)
  • Wrongful Death
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There is always more than one party involved in an accident. Here is some useful information if you’ve been involved in a truck accident in San Diego. The parties involved are:

The Drivers

In most occasions, drivers are accused in the court for the cause of the accidents. Therefore, lawsuit can be filed against the driver along with a trusted and experienced lawyer in hand.

If the truck driver is a part of a vehicle company then the case can take another route in your claim. In case it is an individual truck then the driver is completely liable for the case. To come out of such problems, it is always better to contact a trucking accident injury attorney. Due to a specific situation, difference can be made in to a case. Therefore, it is necessary to be aware of such situations.

Trucking Company

A Truck Company can be retained liable for the accident. However, it is only possible if the driver is working for the company as a permanent employee. It is not always possible to involve the trucking company within the periphery of a case even if the truck driver is an employee of the company. It is necessary for a truck driver to be present in the truck during the accident. The truck driver must be driving the vehicle for the company. Load plays an important role in a truck accident.


When you are in Modesto and face such unwanted accident, you need to contact immediately a well-reputed accident injury attorney who has enough expertise to handle such cases.

Don’t try to resolve these cases yourself by claiming directly with other party’s insurance company as there are many risks of not getting enough compensation for such cases.

A good injury attorney will help you to get sufficient compensation from the other party or their insurance company as he has enough credentials to handle such cases.

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San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer

3262 Rosecrans Street San Diego,
CA 92110
Phone: (858) 923-5589


I recently had a case where a large insurance firm denied my claim despite their insured admitting guilt. After contacting Chris, he walked me through the steps I should take which included filing a small claims case. Chris’s quick advice on matters as simple as court room etiquette, posture and deference, I believe made a difference in my case and as a result I won the case. He’s a consummate professional and I will continue to use him for legal consul.
I got in a pretty bad car accident in July of 2015. I was rear ended so bad that my car was labeled as a total loss. I looked around for a good attorney for a few weeks. After reading reviews, and talking to friends, the name Chris Mova with Mova Law Group came up the most. So, I decided to call him to see if I wanted to hire him. Chris personally talked to me on the phone, explained what my options were and asked me if I wished to meet him face-to-face at his office. I met him at his office a few days later and I decided to hire him. Chris fought hard with the insurance company, they weren't being reasonable in the beginning. It wasn't until he showed them a copy of the lawsuit he planned on filing that they finally decided to pay for my injury. He is as aggressive of a lawyer as I have seen (based on his letters to the insurance company), but yet so friendly and nice with me.
Listen up people! By far the best experience I've had with an attorney. Chris and his team really care about your well being to get you medical attention. I had a serious car accident in August 2018. The other party had no insurance or license. Therefore, because I did have uninsured motorist insurance, Mova Law Group was able to leverage my uninsured motorist funds to pay his costs, my medical attention costs and a settlement check to cover additionally expenses which turned out to be 2 times what I thought and I received that check within 7 months. Thank you Mova Law Group.
I was hit by an uninsured driver and didn’t know what to do next. I found Chris online and the rest was such a relief. Paola is also assisting me by handling all of my medical appointments and keeping my case in order. We haven’t settled yet, but we will soon!
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