Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Attorneys in Jacksonville, Florida

mg_sucess_hpIn a commercial truck accident or collision or accident between a commercial truck and a car or other passenger vehicle, the obvious loser is the passenger vehicle, with its much smaller size and weight. And not surprisingly, Injuries to the drivers and passengers of the car or smaller vehicle are almost always severe and are often fatal.

Tractor-trailer accidents can be caused by a number of factors, some negligent, and some intentional. While the list of causes is extensive, the more common reasons for trucks being involved in accidents with cars and other regular motor vehicles is driver error, driver fatigue, aggressive driving, brake and other equipment failures, speeding, overloading and lack of training or inexperienced truck drivers.

The truck accident attorneys in Jacksonville at McGRATH GIBSON have a complete understanding of state and federal trucking industry regulations and the standard of care outlined in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. We fully investigate commercial truck crashes when representing a truck accident victim so that every responsible party is held accountable. And we do this quickly to ensure critical evidence is preserved, including trucking company records, any truck accident witnesses statements, and documentation from the scene of the truck accident.

Undoubtedly, the trucking company’s insurance company will immediately begin an investigation of their own in an effort to reduce the amount of money it will have to pay you as a result of the insurance coverage they provide for the truck that caused your accident. As former defense attorneys, we know how to combat the defense strategies these insurance companies will most certainly use. This experience is critical in obtaining a settlement or judgment against those responsible and in obtaining the compensation you are entitled to for your injuries.

We also have experience with the technical and mechanical issues involved in trucking accidents. Because of this, and by aggressively pursuing damages on behalf of our clients who are victims of truck accidents, we help ensure that trucking companies hire qualified drivers and maintain proper training and supervision for their drivers.

Let McGRATH GIBSON put our trucking accident experience to work for you and your family. Call and speak with a truck accident attorney at (904) 358-3300.

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