Large trucks and big rigs are often involved in some of the most deadly accidents on our roadways. The Central Florida truck accident attorneys and personal injury lawyers at our Daytona Beach firm are experienced litigators who have handled many types of truck accident cases. When a large truck is part of a major accident, the dedicated team of lawyers at Chanfrau & Chanfrau can help you navigate through the complex terrain of truck accident law and fight for justice from those responsible.
Large trucks, or commercial vehicles, are typically those that weigh more than 10,000 pounds. Some trucks can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds including cargo. The sheer size and weight of these vehicles on our roadways make them extremely hazardous, and an accident involving one can be catastrophic. Tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers can be up to 75 feet in length, traveling at great speeds and making extraordinarily wide turns. Large trucks can include big rigs, buses, dump trucks, parcel or mail trucks, and more.
Accidents involving large trucks are not uncommon. Some are unavoidable, but a great many are due to driver negligence. Frequent causes of truck accidents include:
The Central Florida truck accident lawyers of Chanfrau & Chanfrau are experienced in handling the complex litigation involved in large vehicle crashes. Contact our law firm in Daytona Beach today for a free consultation.
In many instances, the truck driver may not be directly at fault when an accident occurs. Our truck accident attorneys in Daytona Beach can help you determine who is most responsible for the conditions that ultimately led to the crash. The responsible party may include:
It is vitally important that evidence, including drivers' logs, be preserved as soon as possible after a truck accident. Contact Chanfrau & Chanfrau in Central Florida for more information.
After a collision with a large truck, victims may be inundated with contact from the trucking company's insurance representatives. Insurance companies are in danger of losing massive amounts of money as the result of these accidents, and will vigorously work to protect their interests. Therefore, it is of vital importance that you contact an attorney before speaking with insurance companies. The truck accident attorneys at our firm in Daytona Beach can advise you of your rights and work to ensure that any financial settlement with an insurance company is reasonable.
The size, length, and weight of large trucks significantly increase the severity of impact in the event of an accident. Crashes typically result in massive, often fatal, injuries.
The Central Florida truck accident lawyers at our firm will vigorously defend your right to compensation for:
In cases of fatal injuries sustained from a truck accident, loved ones may be entitled to wrongful death compensation, which can include funeral expenses, loss of companionship, and loss of insurance benefits.
If you have been involved in an accident involving a large truck, you may need the skills and experience of our Central Florida truck accident lawyers. Our truck accident attorneys serving Daytona Beach and surrounding areas, have decades of experience handling all types of personal injury claims. Our lawyers are familiar with Florida no-fault insurance laws and are skilled litigators in many forms of auto accident cases. We will aggressively pursue compensation on your behalf.
We also represent cases involving auto accident, boat accident, motorcycle accident, accidental death, trucking accidents, water craft accidents, premises liability, slip and fall accidents, sexual child abuse, physical child abuse, nursing home negligence, dog bites, product liability, construction accidents and criminal defense. Contact our personal injury lawyers in Daytona Beach today for a free consultation and we will review your case.
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