Tampa Semi Tractor Trailer Fleet

18-Wheeler Accident Results in $51.5 Million Jury Verdict

Semi-Truck Accident and Injury Claim According to The Times-Picayune, the family of a woman who was catastrophically injured in a tractor-trailer accident in New Orleans was recently awarded $51.5 Million. This is thought to be the largest jury award ever made to a single plaintiff in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court. The plaintiff was […]

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Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer

Florida’s Campaign to Stop Aggressive Truck Drivers

Aggressive and Negligent Truck Drivers Cause Accidents The Florida Highway Patrol’s (FHP) commercial vehicle enforcement troopers are beginning another phase of Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT), a safety campaign focused on the dangers of aggressive driving and aimed at reducing accidents involving large trucks and commercial motor vehicles. The TACT campaign is intended for […]

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TAMPA TRUCK ACCIDENT LAWYER WILL HOLD NEGLIGENT TRUCKING COMPANIES ACCOUNTABLE

Trucking Company Negligence Causes Truck Accidents Trucking companies place innocent lives at risk when they fail to conduct routine maintenance and inspections of their trucking fleet. Recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fined a trucking fleet company for its illegal termination of a truck driver who raised numerous safety concerns regarding defective equipment […]

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Semi Tractor Trailer Accidents Firm

FMCSA Reduced Percentage of Required Random Drug Screens for Truck Drivers in 2016

Commercial Truck Accident Lawyers in Tampa At Capaz Law Firm in Tampa, our injury attorneys understand the practices and the regulations of the trucking industry. If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident involving a large truck, tractor trailer, 18-wheeler, semi truck or other commercial vehicle, it is important to seek […]

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Increased Tractor Trailer Accidents Due to Truck Driver Shortage

Tampa Truck Accidents Increasing Tractor trailer accidents in Tampa are becoming too common. Recently, a tractor trailer towing a backhoe hit the I-75 overpass at State Road 50 in Brooksville. Florida Highway Patrol said that the tractor trailer was loaded improperly and was over-height, so when the tractor trailer went under the overpass, the backhoe […]

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Florida Deadly Interstates Attorney

Accident Report: Florida’s Deadly Interstates

Florida is routinely ranked as one of the top five worst states for fatal auto accidents. Recently, VOX released a report naming The 10 Deadliest Interstates. Two of Florida’s interstates were ranked among the top ten deadliest highways in America. Interstate 295 (I-295), which is an auxiliary route of Interstate 95 around central Jacksonville, was […]

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Tractor Trailer Accident Tampa

Reckless and Dangerous Truck Driver in Route to Tampa Bay Area

Fatigued and Distracted Truck Driver Tampa’s ABC Action News reported that the Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a commercial truck driver’s online social media post in which he boasted about driving his large truck for more than twenty hours in order to complete a delivery run to Lakeland, Florida from Tomah, Wisconsin. On Sunday evening […]

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Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer in Tampa

Driver Fatigue and Excessive Speed Cause Devastating Semi Truck Accident

Comedians Tracy Morgan and James “Jimmy Mack” McNair were involved in a limousine and truck accident on June 7, 2014 on the New Jersey turnpike. The accident involved a Wal-Mart semi tractor trailer and a limousine carrying seven people including the comedians. The Wal-Mart semi driver was traveling 65 miles per hour in a 45 […]

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Box Truck Accident in Hillsborough County

Box Truck Accident in Hillsborough County

On the afternoon on Wednesday July 22nd, a commercial box truck toppled off the Alafia Bridge and fell into the river. A Florida Highway Patrol comments that the truck was heading north on I-75 when it made an inapt lane change into the outside lane, which caused the truck to hit the left front end […]

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18 Wheeler Accident Lawyer

Nine Injured in a Wreck Involving a Semi Truck Vehicle

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, nine individuals were injured in a wreck involving a van carrying children with special needs and a semi-truck carrying roofing tiles on Wednesday, July 15th. The crash occurred in Hillsborough County on Interstate 75 heading southbound. The van carrying the children hit a stopped car while trying to merge […]

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