From Miami to Pensacola, big trucks are everywhere in Florida, moving freight from major ports and delivering goods all over the state.
With more cars and trucks on Florida’s roads, accidents are bound to happen. But when one of those vehicles is a big truck, the results can be devastating.
Every year, over 3 million trucks drive on our nation’s highways. In 2016, trucks accounted for 8% of all vehicles involved in a crash. An accident with a truck results in more serious injuries than a two-vehicle passenger accident and more often results in a fatality.
Truck accidents can be caused by:
The nationwide shortage of drivers has put pressure on trucking companies to find and train drivers quickly. Unfortunately, not all of those drivers are well-qualified to drive an 80,000 pound vehicle safely, and some may be forced to drive longer than the set limits, resulting in tired, underqualified drivers.
More Serious Injuries
An accident with a big truck can lead to catastrophic injuries, including:
If you’ve suffered any of these injuries or lost a loved one in an accident, we’re here to help. The attorneys at Klein Law Group have the skills and experience needed to investigate and litigate truck accidents. We’ll work to help you recover compensation for:
After The Accident
In the aftermath of an accident, you may not know what to do or who to call. There are a few things you’ll need to do after an accident:
Contact Klein Law Group Today
Since 1996, Klein Law Group has worked to provide the best legal representation to its clients. Our attorneys stand ready to help with your case and get you the compensation you deserve.
We’re committed to helping individuals injured in truck accidents. If you’ve been hurt or lost a loved one in an accident with a truck, contact us today for a free consultation.