Tampa Truck Accident Attorney
Accidents involving large commercial trucks typically result in very different injuries than you find with accidents involving two passenger vehicles. Due to the size and weight of these trucks, most victims wind up with severe or catastrophic injuries. Other issues need to be addressed, as well. Florida truck accidents may include multiple defendants, varying degrees of liability, and more victims than a standard auto accident claim. If you have been injured due to a collision with a large commercial truck in Florida, you need an accomplished Tampa truck accident attorney who can assist.
At The Turnbull Firm, our personal injury attorneys have the knowledge and experience to build the strongest case possible. We also know how the insurance companies and defense attorneys think. This allows us to anticipate the arguments they will use and the tactics they will employ to avoid paying you the compensation you deserve.
How a Tampa Truck Accident Attorney Can Help You
When you retain The Turnbull Firm to represent you after injuries sustained in an accident involving a commercial truck, we will be there for you from start to finish. We will conduct a thorough independent investigation, deal with the insurance company directly, and negotiate for the maximum compensation possible from all liable parties. In the event your claim doesn’t resolve during negotiations, we will prepare your case for litigation. We are not afraid to take on large trucking companies and their defense attorneys at trial. We will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve.
Recovering Damages After a Truck Accident in Florida
Even a minor collision between two passenger vehicles can result in damage to the cars and minor injuries to the occupants. Then, imagine the force of a collision between a small vehicle and an 18-wheeler truck. The resulting injuries can be catastrophic, leaving victims needing medical treatment for the rest of their lives. In some cases, a victim may be killed. This could open the door for a wrongful death claim from the victim’s immediate family.
Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be entitled to recover compensation related to your:
- Medical expenses to date
- Future medical expenses
- Lost wages to date
- Future loss of earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Physical damages to your vehicle
- Punitive damages (in limited circumstances)
The amount of compensation you can recover will vary in every case. You need an attorney on your side who can help you build the strongest case possible; otherwise, you could be missing out on the compensation you deserve.
Proving Liability in a Truck Accident
Proving liability is the key to recovering damages in any personal injury claim, truck accidents included. You need to prove liability against the truck driver, and even the trucking company in some cases. The trucking company may have additional liability if they forced the driver to violate federal trucking regulations by driving too many hours or not inspecting their trucks and loads as required.
Contact a Tampa Truck Accident Attorney Today
If you sustained injuries in a truck accident on a Florida road, contact The Turnbull Firm today to schedule an initial consultation. Let us review your case and determine who you need to pursue a claim against. We have years of experience helping clients like you recover the compensation they deserve.