Your first thought when you are driving down the highway next to a large commercial truck is probably something like, “I need to steer clear of that vehicle.”
While most large trucks on the roadways are safe, there are times when the driver of a truck operates negligently or the truck company fails to maintain a safe vehicle. If you need a Miami Gardens truck accident attorney, call Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates. Their qualified and experienced team will work to secure compensation for all of your crash-related expenses.
When we talk about large trucks, we do not mean pickup trucks. We are talking about vehicles that weigh tens of thousands of pounds that are typically used for commercial purposed. Think about how many of these you see in and around the Miami Gardens daily:
In this area of Florida, the Miami metropolitan hub, there are thousands of large trucks moving around, working to ensure our economy is flowing and our infrastructure is built. As many Americans have shifted their buying behavior, we find that there are more and more product delivery trucks on the roadways.
For the latest reporting year in the United States, we know there were over 15.5 million trucks on the roadways. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says that Florida is one of the deadliest states when it comes to large truck crashes. For the latest reporting year in this state, there were hundreds of injuries across the state in large truck crashes.
Large trucks weigh tens of thousands of pounds and are large vehicles that take up plenty of space. A regular passenger vehicle is no match for a large truck in an accident. We often see the following injuries in victims of large truck crashes:
The emergency medical costs of treating these injuries can become tremendous for a victim and their family.
We also want to note that truck crashes can quickly become mass casualty incidents due to the fact that they can affect many vehicles at a time. If a truck is carrying flammable or hazardous materials, the problems can become widespread.
If you or a loved one have been injured in an accident with a large truck, you may need to seek legal assistance. If a truck driver or truck company’s negligence has caused injuries, they should be held accountable for their actions. Vladimir Tsirkin & Associates will work to secure the compensation you need for all of your accident-related expenses, including:
When you need a Miami Gardens truck accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling 305-831-4333. We will handle insurance companies and other parties involved so you do not have to.