Trucking Accidents

Truck Accident Lawyer in Orlando, FL

It is critical that you contact an Orlando truck accident attorney immediatly if you are involved in a truck or a semi-truck accident in Central Florida! A car typically weighs around two tons, while a fully loaded 18-wheeler or commercial truck can weigh more than 40 tons. This disparity in size ensures that a commercial truck will cause catastrophic damage to any vehicle or person that comes into contact with it. From a legal standpoint, truck accidents are very different than car crashes. Our personal injury lawyers are to prepared to deal with the differences!

Florida law requires commercial trucks to carry different types of insurance than passenger cars. In most cases, commercial trucks carry much higher amounts and limits than cars. As a result, insurance companies go to great lengths to limit their damages from the very beginning. Insurance companies may send out teams of investigators to the scene of the accident within hours. It is not uncommon for the adjuster to contact an injured person immediately after the accident.

Truck Accident Within the Metro Orlando AreaThe insurance companies are going to fight to limit your financial recovery. You need someone on your side to fight back. That is where we come in. Our Orlando personal injury lawyers will fully document every part of your claim. We will demonstrate why the trucking company or other parties were at fault. We will also show the full extent of your damages. When necessary, we will enlist expert witnesses to prove your claim.

Depending on the facts, the owner of truck, the owner of the trailer and the owner of the goods being transported may all be different entities. There may be maintenance issues or product liability issues as well. Each of these companies may share liability for your injuries. Our experienced Orlando truck accident lawyer can sort through the often complex issues in order to help you get justice against every responsible party.

Who Is At Fault ?

There are a number of different possible responsible parties in a truck accident, including:

  • The truck driver
  • The owner of the truck
  • The employer of the truck driver
  • The company or the person who leased the truck
  • The owner of the leasing company
  • The manufacturer of the truck, trailer, or its components

We will research the specific circumstances of the truck accident you were involved in to identify who is(are) liable for the injuries you and/or your family suffered during the accident.

Truck Accident - Possible Causes

Truck accident cases are very complex and can be caused by a multitude of issues, including:

What To Do If You Get Involved In A Truck Accident

We strongly suggest you proceed fast to protect your legal rights if you are involved in an accident with a truck or a sem-truck, seeking the advice of an atorney who has experience handling this types of cases!

Also, if you are injured, you need to seek medical attention as soon as possible, so the defendant cannot argue your injuries are not directly related to the accident.

Contact our Experienced Orlando Truck Accident Attorneys

If you or a loved one has been injured in a commercial truck accident in Orlando or anywhere in Central Florida, contact our personal injury lawyers as soon as possible free of charge. Each truck accident is surroundend by a unique set of circumstances or special considerations and may have more than one parties involved. Depending on the specific characteristics of the case a different approach may be required. We are very experienced handling this type of cases.

Being involved in a truck accident may be devastating! Those who sustain injuries in this type of accidents often deal with severe psychological trauma and express the inability of driving a car again, which prevent them from working and living a normal life! Protect your rights! Contact us today! You may call us at 1-866-680-4LAW or fill out our online form located at the top of the page and one of our highly experienced Orlando truck accident Attorneys will contact you shortly. We respond to after-hours messages promptly and can visit you at home or in the hospital if you are unable to come to our office. Evening or weekend appointments are available upon request. We respect your privacy and will keep all your information confidential.

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