What Are the Legal Rights to Compensation of Injury Victims in Florida Trucking Accidents?

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In Florida, semi-tractor trailers are commonly seen and driven on most major highways and Interstate roads in the State of Florida. Because of the size of the vehicle, accidents involving a semi tractor-trailer cause serious personal injuries to occupants of motor vehicles involved in a crash with a semi tractor-trailers. Because many of these injuries are permanent in nature and require a lifetime of medical care and follow-up in the form of pain management therapy and surgery, it is important for an injury victim and a trucking accident to retain the services of a Florida Personal Injury Attorney for advice, consultation, and legal representation. Trucking companies either are self-insured or have commercial insurance in place. Either way, there are insurance adjusters, risk managers, and attorneys looking after the best interest and financial protection of the truck driver and the trucking company. Florida injury victims should also have legal representation when dealing with a personal injury caused by the negligence or inattention of a truck driver.

Trucking Injury Victims Rights

In the State of Florida, a person injured in a trucking accident has a right to damages in the form of non-economic damages and economic damages. Non-economic damages include pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and loss of companionship. Economic damages include past medical bills, future medical bills, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, loss of support, and loss of services. It is important for a person to consult with a personal injury attorney as to the proper value that should be paid for economic damages and non-economic damages.

Jacksonville Semi-Truck Accident Lawyers

The law firm of Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. has been representing trucking accident injury victims since 1957. Over the past 50 years, the attorneys at Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A. have represented thousands of injury victims and their families in personal injury matters including trucking accidents, automobile accidents, and other cases.

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