Large commercial vehicles can cause devastating crashes that leave victims with serious injuries that require medical treatment. Victims may also suffer from wage loss if they are unable to work due to their injuries. Also property damage and the loss of their car or vehicle from the accident. At the Capaz Law Firm, we represent clients who have been injured in truck accidents and commercial trucks crashes and will fight to hold the at-fault party responsible. You should no to have to pay for someone else’s negligence.
Causes of Truck and Commercial Vehicle Accidents
There are many causes for commercial truck crashes and truck accidents, most are from the same reason: commercial vehicle drivers are often, stressed, tired, overworked and in a hurry to meet deadlines. This can lead to speeding, careless driving, reckless driving and slowed reaction times. Commercial truck drivers may also fail or neglect to follow safety regulations regarding the number of hours they work, loading cargo, or inadequate inspection of their like brakes, tires and lights. Other common causes of accidents include alcohol and drug abuse, faulty equipment, or equipment malfunction. With so many factors to consider, it’s important to have an experienced accident attorney by your side after an accident.
An Experienced Commercial Truck Crash Lawyer Can Fight For You
Tampa injury lawyer Dereck Capaz has extensive knowledge and experience handling commercial accidents. Following his time as a prosecutor at the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office, he worked for a well-respected civil defense firm in Tampa and focused most of his practice on vehicle accidents and serious bodily injury cases. Mr. Capaz was one of the attorneys hired by large trucking companies and was on the “first response team” that was often called out to accident scenes involving death or catastrophic injuries. He understands these types of accidents and will fight aggressively to hold the negligent party accountable.
It’s important to note that the commercial truck driver may not be the only party held accountable for your accident; the driver’s employer.
Contact a Commercial Truck Accident Attorney in Tampa
If you or a loved one has been involved in a commercial truck accident, contact the Capaz Law Firm now. The Capaz Law Firm is dedicated to defending the rights of victims who have been injured in commercial vehicle accidents and will fight to get you the justice you deserve. Call (813) 440-2700 for your free consultation.