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Truck and Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Commercial Trucking Accident Attorney

Florida is one of the most dangerous states for fatal truck accidents in the United States. In 2019 alone, nearly 32,000 accidents involved a large truck, causing almost 1,500 injuries. Because of the size and the weight of trucks, tractor-trailers and 18-wheelers, individuals involved in accidents with these types of vehicles are often faced with catastrophic and sometimes fatal injuries. When you or your loved one has been hurt in a truck accident, you need a law firm with a trucking accident attorney on your side that understands the severity of your injuries.

Working Tirelessly To Maximize Your Recovery

Over the past three decades, founder David J. Zappitell has led our trucking accident attorney team in achieving tens of millions of dollars in  recoveries for our injured clients in Florida and  throughout the United States. We realize what you are  going through, and we are here to answer your questions  and protect your legal rights.

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Protecting You From The Trucking Tactics

Commercial truck drivers must follow numerous federal and state regulations, and are often held to higher safe driving standards than your average driver.
When a truck driver is in an accident, trucking companies work very hard to reduce liability and take these claims very seriously, often doing everything the can to minimize recoveries you may receive.
Our team not only understands the tactics trucking companies use, but he also knows how to determine the real reason for your accident.

Factors that often result in serious or fatal trucking accidents include:

  • Fatigue
  • Speeding
  • Influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Cellphone use or other distractions
  • Poor training
  • Poor truck maintenance
  • Improperly loaded trailer
  • Unbalanced load
  • Tire blowout or other vehicle maintenance issue

At the Zappitell Law Firm, we will do everything possible to maximize your recovery. Drawing from our extensive resources, our team will collaborate with investigators, medical specialists and other experts to build your case. We know what questions to ask to get the results we need for you, including financial compensation for your medical treatment, lost wages and other damages (Florida Statute 324.023).

Free Consultation

Call us 24/7 at (561) 330-6330 or fill out the form.

When you have been seriously injured, you need an attorney you can depend on to protect your best interests. At Zappitell Law Firm, our team of skilled legal professionals is fully equipped to help you with your legal needs. Led by founder and AV-rated* lawyer David J. Zappitell, our firm offers customized legal services and quality resources to our clients. We urge you to complete the contact form below or call us to learn how our team can help you.

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