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Who is Liable For Florida Trucking Accidents?

Who is liable for Florida trucking accidents? Shaked Law Firm explains liability after an accident in which a victim sustains serious injuries.

Who is liable for Florida trucking accidents? After a trucking accident in which a victim sustains serious injuries, a Personal Injury consultation is a must. A Personal Injury lawyer with years of trucking accident experience can determine the amount of damages recoverable. A lawyer lacking trucking accident experience may send the client out the door with insufficient compensation! While some lawyers claim they handle cases as large as Florida trucking accidents, they never see them to verdict. This article includes all of the following points found in Florida trucking accidents: What is the principle of 'Respondeat Superior'?How does the "scope of employment"...

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How Do Hours of Service Affect Florida Truck Drivers?

Shaked Law Firm answers questions regarding "Hours of Service", and the fatigue trucking operators experience driving commercial vehicles.

Hours of Service are in place to protect the safety of the truck driver, as well as other drivers on the road. Trucking carrier fatigue and the accidents it can cause, pose serious liability risk to both truck driver and trucking company. It's also a serious public safety risk. The statistics according to Department of Transportation are staggering. Accidents due to fatigue are responsible for 13% of all commercial motor vehicle related collisions!...

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When Are Florida Trucking Companies Liable?

Florida trucking companies can be liable for accidents their drivers cause! After a trucking accident in which a victim sustains bodily injury, consulting with a trucking accident lawyer is a priority. A Personal Injury lawyer with years of trucking accident experience can determine if injuries are severe enough to recover damages. It’s important the lawyer has previous trucking accident experience. A lawyer lacking trucking accident experience can send the client out the door with insufficient compensation. While some lawyers claim they can handle a case as large as a trucking accident, they never see them to verdict.

Furthermore, when it comes to Personal Injury cases, clients frequently hear terms they’re unfamiliar with. The best thing to do when unsure what something means in regard to a Personal Injury case, is ask! A lawyer with experience won’t have a problem explaining case details to the client.