FREE CONSULTATIONS FOR FLORIDA TRUCK ACCIDENT VICTIMS
It is extremely important to know all legal options that are afforded to you if you or a loved one has been a victim of an accident involving truck brake failure or improper braking. The truck accident attorneys of Madalon Law are experienced and know how to successfully handle personal injury claims against large trucking companies. We are based out of Fort Lauderdale and fight for the rights of victims throughout the state of Florida. If you cannot come to us, we will come to you. Contact us today for your free consultation.
BRAKES CAN SAVE LIVES; BUT WHEN TRUCKS FAIL TO STOP PROPERLY, OR THEIR BRAKES FAIL, LIVES ARE PUT IN HARM’S WAY
Large trucks used for commercial transportation tend to have more problems associated with their brakes than the average passenger vehicle. It is true that under the rules and regulations, which govern trucks, truck drivers, owners of trucks, it is required that routine brake inspections are done; however, brakes unfortunately fail frequently in big trucks.
Devastation is a word commonly associated with describing truck accidents involving faulty brakes or bad braking habits. Far too often, residents and visitors of South Florida experience serious injuries because of a truck accident involving some issue with the brakes. Some of these injuries experienced by truck accident victims include:
- Brain Injury / Brain Trauma
- Loss of Limb(s)
- Injury to Spine / Paralysis
- Broken Bones
- Burned Flesh
REASONS WHY BRAKES WILL FAIL ON A TRUCK
Many of us have never driven a large truck, so we may not completely understand the different reasons why their brakes fail. Some of those reasons include:
- Too Much Cargo Weight; Does Not Allow Truck to Brake in Time
- Manufacturer Defect
- Not Properly Maintaining the Brakes
- Truck Driver Not Receiving Adequate Training in Techniques for Braking
- Distracted Truck Drivers not stopping in Time
Whatever the cause is for a truck accident involving an issue with the brakes, there should be no reason why an individual does not receive payment for their injury. Bad brakes, or bad braking techniques, are negligent behavior.
TYPES OF CLAIMS THAT CAN BE BROUGHT ON FROM TRUCK ACCIDENTS INVOLVING BRAKES
Every truck accident is different from the last. Your legal recourse for any money you lost will depend on the circumstances of your specific accident. When someone is killed, or receives serious injury from a bad braking truck accident, a personal injury claim can be made against the responsible party for:
- Products Liability
- Wrongful Death
Before you speak to an insurance adjuster or attorney for the company owning the truck that caused your injury, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney who has your interest in mind. Accepting a settlement prior to discussing your case with a truck accident attorney can bar you from obtaining the total amount of money that is owed to you.
Injuries from a truck accident can change a person’s life forever. Hospital bills, property damage, and possible lost wages are damages that can pile up very quickly without adequate legal representation. Call the truck accident attorneys of Madalon Law today to speak with an attorney who understands how to approach a personal injury claim. The consultation you receive is absolutely free, and you pay nothing unless we win.