Given the sheer size and weight of commercial vehicles, such as semi-trucks, it should come as no surprise to learn that trucking accidents in Miami tend to result in more devastating injuries than any other type of traffic accident.
According to 2013 statistics, one in every nine traffic fatalities results from a trucking accident, amounting to 4,229 deaths in that year alone, with an additional 90,000 people sustaining injuries. 75% of these fatal injuries were inflicted on motorists, passengers, or pedestrians who were not in the truck at the time of the collision.
There are specific laws which apply to commercial trucking companies, their vehicles, and their drivers, meaning that, when you or a loved one have been injured in this type of accident, you need legal representation from a Miami attorney with specific trucking accident experience. The Miami trucking accident attorneys at Dante Law Firm have successfully handled numerous similar cases, and are ready and waiting to help you recover the compensation you deserve.
Whether you are based in Miami or elsewhere in the United States, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) want to reduce the likelihood of you being involved in a trucking accident. Some of the safety measures currently on their wish-list include:
A Dante Law Firm trucking accident attorney is highly-experienced and skilled in handling all manner of Miami trucking accidents. Although each accident has its own individual set of circumstances and contributing factors, some of those we encounter most frequently include:
However your Miami trucking accident was caused, an expert attorney from Dante Law Firm could help you to recover the compensation you are entitled to. To schedule your free initial consultation, call us today on (305) 949-2526.