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Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers

As tractor-trailers and semi-trucks transport goods to over 85% of the state’s communities, Florida has come to rely on these large commercial vehicles to stimulate its economy. Unfortunately, at the Shiner Law Group, we understand there are few things more catastrophic to occur on Florida roads than an accident involving one.

A division of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reports approximately 11 fatal accidents involving semi-trucks occur each day in Florida. As these trucks often carry an average weight exceeding 10,000 pounds, the sheer size and force of these vehicles pose significant safety risks to other motorists sharing the road.

Florida Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers

Truck accident cases are exceedingly complex and require an in-depth knowledge of personal injury law, as well as resources to conduct a thorough and complete evaluation of the accident. Our award-winning attorneys at the Shiner Law Group have represented thousands of personal injury victims and their families throughout Florida and are standing by to assist you pursue the financial compensation you deserve.

If you or your loved one has been injured in a semi-truck accident caused by another person’s or business’ negligence, contact us today to discuss your legal options in a free case review. Shiner Law Group provides legal services on a contingency-fee basis: you pay nothing unless we win your case.

Identifying Liability in a Florida Truck Accident

Successful litigation in a truck accident claim sometimes goes beyond proving the driver’s negligence. Product liability, maintenance log tampering, negligent retention or hiring, and improperly secured cargo are other factors that can ultimately contribute to your injuries, which requires expert knowledge of the law and significant resources to investigate.

An experienced Florida truck accident attorney will help you identify the cause of the accident, examine the driver’s employment history, past citations, as well as any past training and certifications.

The Shiner Law Group identifies parties that may be held responsible in a personal injury claim:

  • The truck driver.
  • The driver’s employer.
  • The manufacturer of the truck’s components.
  • The company and employees responsible for loading the cargo.

Common Causes of Semi-Truck Accidents

The causes of negligence in a motor vehicle accident are virtually limitless; however, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), these are the top causes commonly associated with personal injury litigation:

  • Issues with the vehicle’s brake system.
  • Heavy traffic conditions resulting from congestion or a previous accident.
  • Driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or other stimulants.
  • Exceeding the posted speed limit.
  • Unfamiliarity with the road or the local traffic safety laws.
  • Unsafe road conditions.
  • Traffic control systems, such as stop signs or crosswalks.
  • Inadequate training or supervision.
  • Fatigue.

Recoverable Damages For Semi-Truck Accident Victims

Accidents involving semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles typically involve one or more parties, which makes legal representation imperative to identifying the appropriate defendants and maximizing your claim’s financial recovery potential.

Victims often suffer from broken bones, trauma to the neck and back, and significant head damage – injuries that require months or even years of medical treatment and rehabilitation. Your personal injury attorney can help you quantify your past and future damages to ensure that you receive fair compensation.

Speak with a Shiner Law Group Semi-Truck Accident Attorney

Have you or someone you love been injured because of the negligent, reckless, or intentional conduct of another? Call us at (561) 777-7700 or contact us online for a free case review.


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David Shiner Boca Raton Personal Injury Lawyer

David I. Shiner, Esq.

David I. Shiner is a leading Boca Raton personal injury lawyer and West Palm Beach personal injury attorney who practices in several different areas throughout Florida. Mr. Shiner’s personal injury practice is designed to help people who were hurt because of someone else’s negligence and carelessness and his law firm and its lawyers practice law throughout Florida. Mr. Shiner represents individuals through their several different office locations, so whether you need a personal injury lawyer in West Palm Beach, or need a car accident attorney in Boca Raton, or need a pedestrian accident lawyer in Fort Pierce, a wrongful death attorney in Palm Beach County, or need a personal injury attorney in West Palm Beach, you should call David Shiner to discuss your legal rights. Mr. Shiner maintains offices throughout Florida to better serve his injured clients and will make sure his law firm caters to your needs, with law offices in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, West Palm Beach, Fort Pierce, and Fort Lauderdale, the personal injury lawyers at our Firm are here to help you! Lawyer David Shiner has successfully helped victims receive compensation for many personal injury accidents, such as car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and wrongful death cases.
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BOCA RATON - Main Office

951 Yamato Rd STE 210
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: (561) 777-7700


1615 Congress Ave. Suite 103
Delray Beach, FL 33445
Phone: (561) 777-7700


2054 Vista Parkway #400
West Palm Beach, FL 33411
Phone: (561) 777-7700


130 S Indian Dr. STE 202
Fort Pierce, FL 33309
Phone: (772) 777-7700


110 Front Street #300
Jupiter, FL 33477
Phone: (561) 777-7700


6750 N. Andrews Ave. #200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Phone: (954) 999-9900

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