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If you’ve sustained injuries from a truck collision in Tampa, FL, a skilled attorney who specializes in central Florida truck accidents can assist you in obtaining the appropriate compensation from the negligent party. Text Brian Esposito anytime of day to schedule a free consultation for your truck accident injuries now.

Don’t allow the insurance provider to underestimate the value of your claim or shift blame unfairly onto you for the accident. For over 10 years, Brian Esposito has represented victims and their loved ones involved in truck accidents. Get in touch with our personal injury law office in Tampa for a no-obligation, free case evaluation and receive guidance from a member of our legal team.

Why Brian Esposito For Your Tampa Truck Accident Case?

Esposito Law firmly believes that people injured in truck accidents should not be left to fight insurance companies on their own. We’ll fight for you to receive the rightful compensation you deserve!

We will provide you with the legal representation you need to get justice for your injuries, allowing you to concentrate on your recovery and future.

By choosing Esposito Law, you can expect:

  • Guidance and legal advice for all your truck accident questions
  • We’ll handle all administrative tasks and communications with the authorities
  • An independent investigation of the accident scene to gather all necessary information and records
  • Collaboration with experts in various fields to assess your damages accurately and build a robust case
  • Negotiation with the at-fault driver’s insurance provider on your behalf
  • Presentation of a compelling case to a jury to pursue fair compensation if required

We are knowledgeable of Florida’s legal process related to truck accidents, including the applicable laws and trucking regulations. Give us a call at 877-ESPO-LAW to schedule a no-obligation consultation with Mr. Esposito today.

Stats About Truck Accidents in Florida

Every year, commercial trucks are involved in thousands of accidents in Florida. In 2019, these accidents resulted in almost 350 deaths. That lands Florida as #3 in commercial truck accidents in the U.S., only surpassed by California and Texas. Truck accidents are a serious problem in our state, and victims of these accidents need high-quality legal representation when they are injured and facing a lifetime of disability.

Causes of Truck Accidents

There are many potential causes of truck accidents, but the most frequent cause is by far human error. According to one study, human error accounts for almost 87% of commercial truck crashes. The federal government has mandated regulations to prevent some of these errors, but protocols are often ignored in truck accident cases. Driver fatigue is of particular concern in commercial trucking, as drivers often spend long hours on the road without proper sleep. Other causes include mechanical failure, poorly maintained roadways, poor weather conditions, intoxicated driving, and lack of experience.

Injuries Sustained During Truck Accidents

We see all kinds of injuries from commercial truck accident cases, from minor and temporary to severe and permanent. Just a few of the conditions we see include:

  • Broken bones
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Internal injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Concussion injuries
  • TBI and other brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries/paralysis
  • Knee injuries
  • Nerve damage
  • Amputations

No matter what type of injury you’ve sustained after a Tampa truck accident, we can get you the financial compensation you need to cover your treatment and recovery.

Damages You Can Claim in a Florida Truck Accident Case

Potential compensation after a truck accident is much more than just the cost of repairing your vehicle. When getting our client’s financial compensation for all of their expenses and damages, including:

  • Medical bills during treatment and recovery
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental trauma
  • Permanent scarring
  • Disfigurement 
  • Property damage
  • Lost income
  • Reduced earning capacity
  • Diminished quality of life

Determining Fault in Tampa Commercial Truck Accidents

Faults in commercial truck accident cases can be very complex. Truck accident cases often have more than one responsible party. The driver of the truck or other vehicles involved in the accident, the owner of the truck, the owner of any trailers, a fleet maintenance company, or even the logistics company that plans the truck’s routes could all be at fault. We’ll help you figure out exactly where the blame lies, so you can take the appropriate parties to court and get the help you need after the accident.

Every truck accident case is different, so it’s impossible to say exactly how much you will receive for your truck accident injury claim. The judge will consider many factors when deciding how much to award you for your case, including:

  • Severity of injuries
  • Impact on quality of life
  • Permanent disabilities
  • Effect on earning ability
  • Partial fault of injured parties

Other factors can also be considered, depending on the details of the case. For a better estimate of the value of your truck accident case, contact Esposito Law in Tampa at 877-ESPO-LAW to schedule your free consultation.

As mentioned above, each truck accident case is different. Some cases with minor injuries are handled quickly, while others drag on for years. The specifics of your claim, the extent of treatment, and the length of recovery will all affect how long the truck accident case takes to settle.

Truck accident claims are typically complicated, making it crucial to take every step possible to protect your rights and support your claim. Follow these simple actions to increase your chances of success:

  • Call 9-1-1 immediately
  • Check on everyone involved
  • Document the scene
  • Go to the ER
  • Continue medical care
  • Hire a reputable attorney
  • File an insurance claim

If you require assistance, Esposito law is here for you. Reach out to our law offices after your accident at 877-ESPO-LAW, and our team will be ready to assist you.

In most truck accident cases in Florida, you have four years from the date of the accident to file a lawsuit. However, if the accident involves a death, you only have two years before the statute of limitations expires. Accidents involving medical malpractice, government agencies, or minors have different timelines as well. Consult with a qualified attorney to find out exactly how long you have to file your truck accident injury lawsuit.

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