Semi Truck Accident | Sarasota Sarasota Florida
Immediately following a semi truck accident in Southwest Florida, collecting evidence for possible legal action is important. Moreover, a successful lawsuit or claim requires proof, so your Sarasota truck accident lawyer promptly investigates your incident.
Semi Truck Accident in Southwest Florida Causes Big Damages
A big rig is just like a tank. Accordingly, a semi truck accident often leaves big crash scenes. Among these ruins of twisting steel and debris are real human lives. Moreover, this may be you or you family member.
Unfortunately, a semi truck accident in our area is more common than ever. In Southwest Florida—Sarasota, Collier County, Charlotte County, Hendry County, Glades County, DeSoto County, Sarasota County, and nearby communities—we see increasing large struck traffic as our population grows. Especially relevant, as our communities get bigger, so do our needs. And, trucks deliver all these products and goods in consumer, commercial, building, and industrial uses.
Accordingly, with more trucks on our local roads and highways, a semi truck accident is happening more often. Moreover, these trucks leave devastating injuries in their wake, including brain injury, amputation, broken bones, spinal cord injury, and wrongful death.
Because you life may have a new direction following your semi truck accident, we focus proving your case and securing compensation you need.
Semi Truck Accident Evidence is Critical
A semi truck accident scene often provides much evidence. Moreover, seasoned investigators may reconstruct how a crash occurs and fault from these clues.
While police, sheriff’s office, or highway patrol work on preserving evidence, they often don’t gather everything. Instead, you as a victim are left to prove your own case in most circumstances. Accordingly, after your semi truck accident, retaining a Sarasota accident lawyer having decades experience like me can be critical.
Obviously, if you suffer serious injuries in your semi truck accident, then your primary, or only, focus should be healing. Rather, we’ll work on gathering this evidence. But, this demonstrates it’s so important to retain counsel as soon as possible.
Obtaining Trucking Company Evidence After a Semi Truck Accident
Besides semi truck accident scene evidence we collect, we must also gather proof careless truck drivers and their employers. Often, truckers drive for trucking companies. Accordingly, we seek information regarding:
- Driver’s personnel file and driving record
- Truck driver’s log
- Drug and alcohol testing results
- Information truck cargo
- Testimony or statements from all witnesses
- Trucking company’s maintenance records
- Shipper information
As you see, there is important information we gather to prove fault and secure your compensation. Moreover, we seek full compensation from all liable parties. Especially relevant, there may be parties responsible besides a truck driver and trucking company.
Lawyer Pursues Justice for You After a Semi Truck Accident in Southwest Florida
While preparing your case for trial, it may settle out of court. In fact, many injury claims resolve without court and most settle without trial.
However, preparation is critical. And, taking steps early on to identify and preserve evidence is often worth’s its weight and more. Accordingly, as soon as you retain me as your lawyer—and my office does not charge you up front as we receive no payment unless you receive money—we start working on your claim.
These are major cases, and you need serious counsel. I have been a trial lawyer since 1995, and I pursue justice for every client every time. Moreover, I provide you personal service, answer all your questions, and promptly respond when you call.
Your consultation is free, thorough, and personal. So, let’s start our discussion right now.