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Reasons for Fort Lauderdale Truck Accidents

Common Causes of Trucking Accidents

Truck accidents can have many causes, any of which can lead to life-altering consequences for the victims and their families. If you have suffered as a result of a truck accident, it is important to enlist the help of a Fort Lauderdale truck accident lawyer, who can help you seek justice and compensation. An attorney can thoroughly investigate your accident in order to prove liability and build a persuasive claim against the guilty party.

Factors which are often found to have caused truck accidents include:

  • Driver negligence or recklessness
  • Drugs or alcohol
  • Driver fatigue due to lack of sleep
  • Unrealistic scheduling, deadlines, and demands on drivers
  • Mechanical failure
  • Defective products in use in the trucks
  • Faulty or insufficient vehicle repair or maintenance
  • Violations of truck load requirements
  • Negligent hiring practices
  • Inadequate training

Recovering Compensation After a Truck Accident

If you have been the victim of a truck accident, the over 70 years of combined experience at Weinstein & Scharf, P.A. can serve you well in your pursuit of justice. We know exactly what to look into in order to uncover any potential sources of compensation and are resourceful in our approach to your case. We may file a claim against the trucking company or the manufacturer involved and have no hesitation about going head to head with these organizations and their insurance companies.

Our preparation of your case may involve subpoenaing maintenance logs, scheduling logs and employee information from the trucking company. We may inspect the vehicles involved and interview witnesses, including law enforcement agents and medical personnel. We will leave no stone unturned in documenting your claim.

Our firm offers a free case review so we may answer your questions and determine how we can help. Contact us today.

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