Florida Trucking Accident Attorney
Offices in Tampa, Miami, Coral Gables, Hollywood, & Jacksonville
A trucking accident is one of the most devastating ordeals that can happen on the road. Due to the immense size of the truck as compared to normal vehicles, a collision between the two usually leaves its victims with severe or fatal injuries. If you or your loved one is involved in a truck accident, let Strems Law Firm, P.A. help you. We understand that this kind of personal injury case can be difficult to prove especially with the presence of multiple liabilities. Our firm can assure you that we have the skills and resources to validate your claim. We bring with us several years of experience handling countless similar cases in Miami, Broward, Boca Raton, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville.
Call (786) 661-3111 to set schedule your free case evaluation. Our Florida trucking accident lawyers are ready to fight for you!
Common Causes of a Trucking Accident
Below are some of the most common causes of a truck accident:
- Driver error
- Brake failure or other mechanical flaws
- Tire blowouts
- Incorrect securing or load distribution
- Defect in steering
- Incorrect trailer attachment
- Defect in the side or rear lighting
- Transmission break down
In order to build a solid trucking accident case, it is important to prove that some form of negligence has occurred. You can trust that our firm has experience in gathering documents and other necessary evidence to help with your case. We also have a close working relationship with accident scene experts and specialists to help us determine the real cause of your accident.
Trucks on Local Highways
With current events leading to panic buying, empty grocery stores, and hospitals in need of supplies, there are more trucks than ever on I-75, I-95, and I-4. Suppliers are sending their truck drivers to replenish supplies as quickly as possible.
Amazon recently stated that they plan to hire in mass to do their part in delivering supplies. This means there is an unprecedented number of first-time truck drivers on Florida highways. Our Florida truck accident lawyers know how to help you fight for the compensation you deserve after this type of accident.
Who are the Liable Parties in a Trucking Accident?
When a truck accident has occurred, there is not just one party that can be held liable. There is usually a number of players who may be responsible for your injuries.
- The person driving the truck
- The owner of the truck
- The person or company that hired the truck
- The manufacturer of the vehicle including all its parts
- The shipper or loader of the truck’s freight
You can rest assured that our Florida trucking accident lawyers are capable of recovering the damages you are owed from all these parties. We are prepared to work tirelessly to achieve favorable outcomes.