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TRUCK ACCIDENT QUESTIONS

What causes truck accidents?

Some of the most common causes of truck accidents include:

  • Truck driver fatigue
  • Overloaded truck cargo
  • Unbalanced cargo
  • Poor truck maintenance
  • Mechanical problems
  • Driver inexperience
  • Alcohol and/or drug abuse

 

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Michael V. Barszcz can investigate your case to determine the cause of the truck accident.

What types of injuries commonly appear in truck accident claims?

These accidents can cause any type of injury, just like accidents between passenger vehicles; however, because of the size of trucks, these violent accidents tend to cause catastrophic injuries, including:

 

These injuries can alter your life forever.

Can I recover compensation after being in a truck accident?

Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be able to recover compensation for:

  • Medical expenses
  • Current and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Loss of consortium

 

Part of your case involves demonstrating how this catastrophic injury has impacted your life, and what it has cost you.

Who is held liable for a truck accident?

Anyone involved in the operation, maintenance, inspection and loading of a truck may be held responsible for negligence that led to an accident:

  • Truck drivers
  • Owners
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers

 

Our legal team will establish whether negligence was the cause of your accident, and who is responsible.

Why hire an attorney who’s also a medical doctor?
When the stakes are high, EVERY MOVE MATTERS.

What should I do if a loved one was killed in a truck accident?

If you lost a family member to a truck accident, we understand the importance of holding the people responsible for this tragedy accountable. In a wrongful death claim, you can pursue compensation for your suffering, as well as for the lost contributions of your deceased family member.

Are there any trucking regulations relevant to accidents?

There are certain laws and regulations pertaining to trucking. All truck drivers must have a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). This license certifies the driver has undergone testing and training to operate a tractor-trailer. There are also laws regulating how many consecutive hours a truck driver can drive without taking a break.
If you were injured or lost a loved one in a truck accident in Orlando, Florida, please contact the Law Offices of Michael Barszcz, M.D., J.D., for a free consultation.

ACCIDENT VICTIMS REPRESENTED

Our attorneys are highly experienced in providing legal representation for the following types of accident cases:

Hammer
  • $3,000,000

    Failure to diagnose and treat respiratory distress after delivery leads to respiratory arrest and brain injury (hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy)

  • $2,950,000

    Failure to diagnose and treat pre-eclampsia leads to maternal death.

  • $2,100,000

    Improper medication prescribed for patient with asthma leads to death.

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