Seeking Justice for Those Injured in Trucking Accidents by Negligent Drivers
Truck drivers are held to a higher standard than other drivers as trucking accidents can be extremely dangerous. They carry an additional responsibility every time they get behind the wheel to conduct themselves in a way that ensures the safety of everyone else on the road. When they fail to do so and mistakes are made, it can lead to serious accidents that may result in life-changing injuries to victims.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an accident that involved an 18-wheeler or other commercial truck, you have the right to seek compensation from the responsible parties.
These cases can be extremely complex, and it is important that you have qualified Tampa personal injury lawyer representing you from the start.
An Experienced Team With the Commitment to Protect Your Interests
At McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi Guito & Matthews, P.A., our Tampa truck accident attorneys represent victims who have been injured in all types of these accidents. These cases are different from other types of motor vehicle accidents because of the large number of people who can share in the responsibility. In addition to the driver, it is possible for the driver’s employer, the owner of the truck, the maintenance company and other parties to all be held partially liable in these cases.
Our law firm has experience handling truck accidents that occurred due to a variety of causes, including the following:
- Truck driver negligence
- Truck driver fatigue
- Truck driver intoxication
- Trailer decoupling
- Overloaded or improperly loaded trucks
- Defective equipment, including brakes and tires