Have you been involved in and/or injured in an accident with a large truck in the Tampa, FL area? Don’t worry we can help you. These types of accidents are not only extremely dangerous and scary, but they are also complex due to the heavy regulations imposed on truck drivers, which means these types of cases require high scrutiny. Therefore, it is imperative for you to hire a Tampa truck accident lawyer with enough experience to strongly litigate your case. Our lawyers have over 20 years of experience successfully handling these types of cases. Initial consultation is free. We will listen to your side of the story, hear the facts and work on crafting a strategy suited to your specific case. Call us now to get started.
In 2019 in Hillsborough County there were a total of 3,069 crashes involving commercial moving vehicles, 940 of them resulted in injuries and 22 of them unfortunately resulted in fatalities. In Pinellas county the situation wasn’t much better with 1,413 total crashes resulting in 365 injuries and 2 fatalities. Truck drivers must adhere to stricter laws and regulations due to the significant risk moving vehicles this big pose on the road. Because fatigue and drowsiness are oftentimes the leading cause of trucking accidents, truck drivers have stringent “hours of service” they must follow and log. In addition to fatigue, there are other factors that may cause an accident, like speed, carelessness, bad weather, or simply a malfunctioning vehicle.
There are few things you should be aware of if you get into a car accident with a truck, or if you are a truck driver who got into an accident:
- Before you speak with your insurance company you should consult with personal injury lawyer. Insurance companies are in business to make a profit. Therefore, they will more than likely try to offer you less than what you truly deserve
- If you have spoken with your insurance company already, there is no need to panic, you should inform your personal injury attorney of all communications between you and your insurance company, so that your attorney can device a plan of action to help you get what you truly deserve
Unfortunately truck accidents can have devastating consequences, like severe injuries, permanent disability and in some extreme cases death. If you or a loved one have been involved in a trucking accident in Tampa, FL please don’t hesitate to give us a call. We will walk you through the necessarily steps to address and resolve this situation, making sure you are seeing the appropriate medical doctors and that you are receiving proper care for your injuries. Our personal injury attorneys will work tirelessly to ensure you receive the monetary compensation you deserve from your insurance company, including coverage for your medical bills. Give us a call now to get started on your free case evaluation. Your pain and suffering will not go unnoticed.
In addition to our Tampa office, we also have locations in Orlando, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Daytona Beach, Kissimmee, Sandford, Ocala, and Melbourne.
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