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Florida Truck Accident Lawyer
Our legal team at Dennis Hernandez & Associates has won car crash cases throughout the state. We’ve helped locals and tourists across Florida navigate the complexities of truck accident cases at one of our multiple offices in Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota/Bradenton, Orlando and Lakeland (by appointment). We can send a representative to meet you anywhere in Florida to begin working on your case. Submit a free case evaluation below, and one of our skilled attorneys will review your case with you at no cost.
Large commercial vehicles are often part of multi-vehicle truck accidents. Liability becomes a huge problem for everyone involved in these cases. The aftermath of these trucking accidents can require a significant amount of recovery time and can cause medical bills to pile up. In some cases, the victim may suffer a loss of income due to losing the ability to perform job tasks.
Florida truck driving companies and drivers should be held responsible for their negligence.
Common Causes of Florida Trucking Accidents
- Improper maintenance causing mechanical failures
- Unbalanced freights or an overloaded weight
- Ignoring Florida road signs and rules
- Driving while tired or distracted
- Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Trucking Company Responsibilities
In the state of Florida, however, the victim has the burden of proving negligence in court. Our personal injury firm will thoroughly review statements and accident reports after your trucking accident. We’ll gather all relevant information, including:
- Dash cam footage
- Black box downloads
- GPS data
- Driver log books
- Vehicle inspections
- Brake or tire issues
- Improper loading of the truck
Determining Damages of Florida Truck Crashes
- Cost of hospital bills
- Ongoing treatment bills
- Lost wages due to recovery time
- Loss of job due to long-term injuries
- Emotional distress
- Damage to vehicle
By understanding the full effect of your car crash, we can better calculate the true cost of your injuries. Don’t let the insurance company shortchange you for the damage your trucking accident has caused in each aspect of your life. Contact us for a free case evaluation.
Why You Need a Truck Accident Attorney
You need the guidance and experience of a personal injury law firm to collect evidence and prove negligence. This gives you the time and space to heal. Financial compensation from the guilty party won’t completely make up for physical damage, but it can ease the burden of medical bills and lost wages after an accident.
Consult an Experienced Florida Injury Lawyer
We can build your case to demonstrate your need for compensation for physical, emotional and financial damages caused by your truck accident. Contact one of our five Florida offices, and we will send a representative out to you anywhere in the state to begin working on your truck accident claim.
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