Trucking Accident Attorneys | Tampa and St. Petersburg
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Truck Accident Lawyers
Large commercial or private trucks can be dangerous to smaller vehicles, motorcyclists, bikers, and pedestrians because of their large sizes, improper maintenance, road condition, or carelessness of the drivers. Trucking accidents are usually devastating and often result in severe injuries or fatalities. That being said, if you’ve been involved in a trucking accident, you may have a serious personal injury case on your hands.
Has a truck accident injury compromised your ability to work and earn a living in St. Petersburg or Tampa Bay, Florida? If yes, then do not have live as a victim any longer. It is important that you contact a reliable, experienced and professional truck-accident injury lawyer to help you file a claim.
Pipas Law Group is a personal injury law firm that is committed to protecting the rights of those injured in a trucking accident. Our Trucking Accident Attorneys practice trucking accident law in St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay, and other neighboring communities such as Pinellas County, Hillsborough County, Manatee County, Sarasota County, Pasco County, and the entire state of Florida.
What is trucking accident law in Florida?
The purpose of Florida’s trucking accident law is to compensate individuals, groups, or organizations who sustained injuries or lost lives and properties because of a truck accident caused by another person’s negligence.
The process of filing for a claim after a trucking accident in Florida is unique, and it primarily includes the following:
- Filing a claim
- Negotiating a settlement offer and/or
- Filing a lawsuit
- Litigating the case
- Taking the case to trial or other alternative dispute resolutions
Therefore, it is important you contact us the moment you are involved in a truck accident so that we can handle the case in the most professional manner.
What to Do Following a Truck Accident
When a truck accident occurs, there is usually commotion and confusion, but try your best to do the following:
- Turn on your hazard light to attract help, and call 911 if there is an emergency case.
- Call Police and stay until they arrive.
- Move of traffic if it is safe for you.
- The police will try to interrogate, be polite and do not admit any fault.
- Take photos of the accident scene using your smartphone or mobile camera.
- Get the name, insurance details, and license plate number of the truck driver.
- Get the contact information and names of the eyewitnesses.
- Call +727-888-3925 for a free consultation with an attorney at Pipas Law Group Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida.
What can Pipas Law Group do for your trucking accident case?
If you turn to Pipas Law Group for the answers on your case’s liability, fault, damages, and legal help when involved in a trucking accident, we will do the following to ensure that you get full compensation after your accident:
#1. Free and No-Obligatory Consultation
At Pipas Law Group, our ultimate goal is to obtain the best possible compensation for our clients’ who are involved in a trucking accident. We can even come to your home or the hospital so that our team of truck accident lawyers can start investigating your case.
#2. Our Attorneys will Investigate Your Case
Numerous factors can cause a truck accident; it could be a driver’s error, poor maintenance of truck, equipment failure, road condition, or improperly loaded cargo. In addition, identifying the liable party could be tasking because the liable parties are numerous and can include:
- Truck driver
- Truck owner (i.e. individual or company)
- The company leasing the truck
- The truck loader or shipper
- The company that manufactured the truck or faulty parts of the truck.
More so, it is more difficult for any of these parties to accept liabilities for the crash even in the face of evidence. However, attorneys at Pipas Law Group can walk you through the processing of filling for an accident injury claim in Florida. We would also follow up your case until you receive full compensation for injuries sustained or loss of properties/lives due to a truck accident.
#3. We’ll Cover The Costs
Pipas Law Group’s personal injury attorneys work on a contingency-fee basis. This simply means that we are not paid unless we win your case.
St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay personal injury lawyers in Pipas Law Group can help you. We can help you streamline the stressful processes of filing for claims following a truck accident in Florida. We can bring your case to a favorable resolution via settlement, alternative dispute resolution or even trial.