Trucks are likely to destroy smaller vehicles in a collision due to the immense size and speed difference. Far too often, a truck will suffer only cosmetic damages while a car will be demolished — likely resulting in catastrophic injuries for all occupants. If you or a loved one was injured in a truck collision, it is crucial that you speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. In regards to trucking cases, it is important to act fast, obtaining consulting experts, engineers, and performing through inspections of the involved vehicles to secure evidence in the case before it disappears.
At Legler, Murphy & Battaglia, LLP, we have the resources and access to consultants and experts necessary to represent injured clients or those who have been injured of have lost a loved one in a truck accident. With offices in Bradenton, Venice, Lakewood Ranch, and Sarasota, we provide exceptional client service through both negotiation with the at-fault driver’s insurance carrier as well as courtroom litigation.
While people might at first only consider accidents caused by tractor-trailers, our attorneys are prepared to represent those in cases involving:
Importantly the weight of the truck can oftentimes governs the extent of safety standards which apply both with regards to the truck itself as well as the driver of a commercial vehicle. Additional factors include whether the truck was used for interstate or intrastate commerce and what types of goods the truck was transporting at the time of the accident. Additionally, the property damage caused by such vehicles are more likely to cause serious and potentially even fatal injuries. As such, the medical issues in the case will also be more complex and likely will require the consultation of specific medical specialties not commonly affiliated with vehicular claims.
Importantly, trucking companies will act quickly to have lawyers on the scene to protect their drivers and the company. You need to respond with the same tenacity and experience on your side. When you need to file a personal injury claim, schedule a free consultation at either of our area offices.
Protect your rights when you are injured. To schedule a free consultation with a lawyer at Legler, Murphy & Battaglia, LLP, call one of our Florida offices: Bradenton at 941-748-5599 | Sarasota at 941-366-3782 | Lakewood Ranch 941-251-1370 | Venice 941-202-4129 You can also contact us online.
If you are injured or recovering, let us come to your home, the hospital or another convenient location.
There are no fees or costs until and unless we achieve a successful outcome in your case.