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SEMI TRUCK ACCIDENTS CAUSE SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURIES. HERE IS ONE PERSONAL INJURY TRUCK ACCIDENT ATTORNEY’S EXAMPLE

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On May 4th, 2007, Chris and Lori Coble’s lives were turned upside down by the untimely, tragic death of their three children. Returning home from celebrating their son’s 5th birthday party celebration, a semi truck crashed into the family’s min-van, causing serious personal injuries to Lori and her mother, and killing Kyle, Katie and Emma Coble.
Truck driver Jorge Miguel Romero pleaded no contest and was sentenced for misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter this week in Newport Beach. He received a sentence of one year in prison and 5 year’s probation for the deaths of three Coble children in 2007. Lori Coble sat in the courtroom silently crying as the sentence was handed down. This brings partial closure to this chapter of their lives but they continue to turn their grief to action by demanding changes within the trucking industry as well as lobbying changes to Caltrans projects here in Orange County that have been seriously delayed.
The truck driver admitted to negligence because, at the time of the accident, he was on his cell phone checking for messages and this was a major distraction while driving this busy section of Interstate 5 freeway near Mission Viejo. In addition he had falsified his work log and had been overtired as so many commercial drivers are and did not keep the appropriate car length distance as is required by law.
The Cobles are currently busy pushing for changes within the trucking industry as well as taking care of their new triplets that were born last May. Yes, their new triplets were born in May of 2008—almost a year after the horrific accident that took the lives of their first three children. They now have 2 daughters and a son, once again!