Having represented Florida truck accident victims for over 30 years, we know firsthand how trucking accidents are uniquely devastating due to a truck’s size and weight.
A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report for 2012 shows the following national data for accidents involving large trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 10,000 pounds:
- 3,921 people were killed
- 104,000 people were injured in crashes
- 333,000 large trucks were involved in traffic crashes
In 2012 (in Florida alone) there were 3,428 vehicles involved in total crashes 194 trucks involved in fatal crashes. The most common causes of these truck crashes are reckless driving, mechanical failures, and driver fatigue which can result in catastrophic injuries.
There is no shortage of law firms handling motor vehicle cases. However, not all lawyers may be qualified to handle your individual case. Experience, ability and staying power are what we believe should be considered when choosing a lawyer to represent you. Our Florida trucking accident lawyers handle anything from the standard motor vehicle crash to large tractor trailer accidents.
Your case can be a winning case with a committed, experienced lawyer leading the way.
The senior partners work every case, so clients can be assured they are well represented against tough and formidable opponents such as insurance companies. Our Florida trucking accident attorneys seek damages for victim’s medical expenses both past and future as well as lost income both past and future.
If you or a loved one were a victim of a trucking accident contact Babbitt & Johnson P.A. at 561-684-2500 or toll free at 888-666-0523 or via our website at http://www.babbitt-johnson.com/. We are dedicated to ensuring your rights are protected, and accept cases throughout the United States.