Truck Accident Attorneys
Being in an accident with any motor vehicle can have devastating outcomes. The chance for severe injury or death increase when that accident involves any larger, heavier trucks. If you or someone you know has been a victim of a truck accident in Florida, you may be able to file a lawsuit seeking a recovery for any financial burdens you may be experiencing. Though the process of obtaining damages from the guilty party can be complicated, our attorneys have the experience necessary to represent and win for any victim involved in a truck accident incident.
Truck accident claims are usually filed against the trucking company, the owner of the truck, and not the actual driver involved at the time of the incident. This action will require the assistance of a highly experienced attorney who is savvy in sizeable litigants. At Shiner Law Group, our attorneys have been victorious handling injury claims against trucking companies and their insurance providers.
Do not hesitate! If you or someone you know was recently injured in an accident involving any sizeable truck, you may be able to take legal action. Fill out our free case evaluation form or call us at (561) 777-7700 to learn how our truck accident attorneys can help seek compensation for any losses you may have sustained.
How Can A Truck Accident Attorney Help?
Typically, a trucking accident involves many parties, not just the driver and the victim. The trucking company and the driver are both responsible for your losses, unfortunately, neither make it easy usually denying any liability for the crash. What our attorneys can assist you with is collecting essential evidence and establishing liability against the guilty party to help strengthen the assurance for your adequate compensation.
In an attempt to limit what a trucking company may be responsible for after their driver is involved in a truck accident, they will engage in an investigation of the incident making a note of every detail at the scene of the wreck.
Our attorneys are specialized in researching and developing records that parallel the investigation based on witness testimonials, accident scene photos, and any filed damages to all vehicles and victims involved. Many investigations will occur, and we will be on top of everyone to make sure each is a correct depiction of the events that occurred.
Liable Parties For Truck Accidents
- Owner of truck
- Truck driver
- Trucking company
- Leasing company
- Owner of any trucking equipment
- Truck and truck equipment manufacturer
- Trucking brokerage
Our lawyers have handled the most complicated truck accident cases and recognize the individuals or company liable for your injuries and recovery. To assist in concluding responsibility, our attorneys may examine:
- Driving, maintenance, and weigh-in logs
- Trucking authority over driver
- Trucking ownership during moment an accident occurred
- History of Truck and equipment
- Prior violations and/or convictions
- Any current or previously noted manufacture defects
Your Personal Injury Protection coverage (PIP) that covers you when you need medical treatment after a truck accident will most likely be exhausted if your injuries are extensively severe. In an attempt to collect a recovery for your remaining damages, an agreement will need to be made with the insurance company. Sometimes this agreement falls through, and a lawsuit for the remaining damages is filed. Hiring an expert truck attorney may help ensure you receive the greatest compensation for the losses you have endured.
Truck Accident Lawsuits
Lawsuits involving truck accidents include victims who have sustained severe injuries to their head, neck, back, spinal cord, and received broken bones, deep wounds, burns, permanent disfigurement, paralysis, and sometimes death. Additional compensation for injuries exceeding PIP will need to be pursued.
Reasons For Truck Accident Lawsuits
- Negligent truck operator, trucking company, manufacturer, or truck owner.
- Product liability including any components or mechanics of the truck that are deemed defective by the manufacturer.
- Families seeking a wrongful death claim for a loved one lost in an accident involving a truck.
Wrongful Death Compensation
Seeking compensation for injuries and damages due to a truck accident is typically for financial and emotional reasons. In some instances, punitive damages may be sought.
Compensation for financial losses are:
- Property damages involved in the truck accident
- Current and future medical expenses
- Current lost wages
- Future lost wages
Compensation for emotional losses include:
- Pain and suffering as a result of physical pain sustained in crash
- Mental anguish over the distress and emotional severity caused by the crash
- Surviving family members over the loss of assistance and services based on the relationship to the victim if wrongfully killed
Contact Our Truck Accident Attorneys Today
Do not wait to call a truck accident attorney. If you or someone you know has been injured in a trucking accident, call our offices today for a free consultation by filling out our case evaluation form or calling us at (561) 777-7700. The Shiner Law Group represents personal injury and wrongful death victims in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, and the surrounding cities.