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What is the first thing I should do if I have been injured in a Florida truck accident?

If you’re injured in a Florida truck accident, the first thing you should do is to make sure that the police are called to the scene, and they document the accident, and that any parties are identified. It’s also important to take photographs of any damage to the vehicles or to your own, document your […]

How much time do I have after a Florida truck accident to file a lawsuit?

In Florida, you have four years in which you can file your case involving your injuries from a trucking accident case. That is to actually file a lawsuit. Of course, you can make your claim very early on in your case and that’s why it’s important to talk to a lawyer early on, but you […]

How is a trucking company generally held responsible for one’s injuries?

The trucking company for the driver of the truck is going to be responsible for the actions of its driver, its employee. Whatever your damages are that are recoverable in Florida, such as your economic and noneconomic damages, you can recover against the trucking company itself as the owner of the truck.

How do I deal with trucking companies or their insurance company after a Florida truck accident?

When injured in a trucking accident collision, you will often be contacted early and often by the trucking company and their insurance company because they want to get the case settled quickly if it’s clear that their truck driver caused the collision. So it’s important to contact a lawyer very early on. There are a […]

Can I sue the truck driver’s trucking company for my injuries?

You can sue the truck driver’s trucking company for your injuries if you’re injured due to the negligence of that truck driver causing the accident. In Florida, both the driver and the owner of a vehicle, as well as the employer of the driver that causes a collision can be held liable due to the […]

Are there special rules that apply to commercial trucks in Florida?

There are a lot of special rules that apply to commercial trucking accident cases in Florida. So it’s important to hire a lawyer that knows what these rules are. Particularly, there are many rules about the amount of hours the driver of a commercial truck can drive, and there area countless other rules that you […]