Brain injuries, internal injuries spinal cord injuries and paralysis are among the most severe injuries commonly associated with trucking accidents.
How Important Are Witnesses In These Cases?
As with any legal procedure, the statements of unbiased observers are of major importance in establishing fault in a court of law. Our attorneys can utilize these statements to “reconstruct” the accident and ascertain where the fault lies.
How Does One Begin The Claims Process?
The first thing to do if you have been injured in an accident with a truck is to contact a reputable, experienced attorney who you can trust, and who will give you the representation you deserve.
In Florida, the statute of limitations for filing a suit in a truck accident is 4 years.
With more than three decades of handling truck accidents, we have the best and most experienced truck accidents lawyers in Florida. We have helped many victims of large commercial truck crashes recover all types of damages.
What Is The Timeframe To File A Suit In An 18-Wheeler Truck Accident?
In the State of Florida, the statute of limitations for filing a suit in a truck accident is 4 years.
Who Are All Possible Liable Parties?
If the driver of the other vehicle is not at fault, then the fault could like with the owners of the trucking company, the truck manufacturer (if the truck had defective parts deemed unreasonably dangerous), a third-party maintenance company or even the city or municipality where the accident took place. The city would only be deemed at fault if the accident resulted from existing dangerous road conditions.
Can I Also Sue The Driver Of The Vehicle Separately?
If The Driver Was An Independent Contractor, How Might That Complicate The Claim?
In most cases, money awarded in a truck accident settlement is the responsibility of the insurance company. However, one major complication that could arise is if the truck driver was an independent contractor without inadequate insurance.
If I May Have Been Partially At Fault For The Truck Accident, Can I Still Win The Lawsuit?
Under Florida’s pure comparative negligence standards, you may be entitled to compensation, even if you were deemed partially at fault.
What Rights Does A Spouse Or Loved One Of Someone Killed By A Trucking Accident Have?
Since the deceased can no longer provide his or her spouse or family member with the same love, affection, companionship and comfort they provided before the accident, the spouse or family member of the person injured has a claim for those losses. He or she is entitled to receive adequate compensation.
What Damages Can Someone Recover In An 18-Wheeler Truck Or Commercial Vehicle Accident?
You may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, repairs or restitution of your vehicle, and any time missed from work, as well as any loss of earning capacity that may have resulted from the accident.
Why Do I Need An Experienced Attorney To Handle My Truck Accident Claim?
The success of a truck accident lawsuit requires fundamental knowledge of Florida’s state and federal trucking laws. Our lawyers have the necessary in-depth understanding of these regulations and possess the resources to professionally investigate your claims regarding all the circumstances surrounding it – such as compliance with safety regulations, possible driver impairment, and vehicle maintenance.
For over three decades, we have helped victims of large commercial truck crashes recover the compensation they deserve for their losses, pain, and suffering.
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