Do You Need a Truck Accident Attorney in Tampa?
Countless tractor-trailers, 18 wheelers, and commercial trucks share the road with other motor vehicles in Tampa every day. All of these vehicles weigh literal tons, carry gigantic loads, and are extremely large. You can imagine, then, what can happen to people who get involved in a collision with one of these vehicles, and what the odds of surviving or escaping uninjured actually are, as most people involved in these kinds of accidents will sustain serious, potentially life-threatening injuries that could be catastrophic or get worse over time, particularly if proper medical treatment is not obtained.
It is also likely that after this kind of accident, the trucking company will attempt to be involved, as the cause of the accident (perhaps negligence) can often be traced back to them. Therefore, to try to cover up their own mistakes and curtail any investigations into their company, they may act quickly and attempt to get the injured party to settle instead of going to court. This also means they can avoid paying out maximum damage costs.
Serious Truck Accident Injuries
Too often, truck accidents are caused by negligent, reckless, or dangerous behaviors like driving while fatigued, or speeding. Sometimes, the truck company is at fault for not inspecting trucks for proper standards of procedure.
If you have been injured in a truck accident, you may be allowed to file a lawsuit to seek monetary damages from the negligent party. Damages can be compensated for bodily damages or injuries, property damages, lost income or earning potential, medical bills, or pain and suffering. Therefore, it is imperative that you consult with a personal injury attorney with a track record of successfully handled trucking accident cases.
Searching for a Lawyer for a Truck Accident in Tampa?
If you have been severely injured in a trucking accident, Distasio Law Firm is here for you. We have represented countless individuals, and have counseled and led them to obtain the maximum monetary compensation they deserve for their serious injuries. Contact us today to ensure you get what you deserve.
Looking for a Tampa Trucking Accident Lawyer? Call 813-259-0022 Today!
The Distasio Law Firm Difference
How do you know if you have hired the best Tampa truck accident lawyer? The simplest way to know is to find a lawyer that has all the below characteristics.
- Knowledge and Experience Handling Trucking Accident Cases
Your lawyer should not only know Florida truck accident law. That lawyer should also have years of experience handling car crash cases. Scott Distasio has been handling truck crash cases for over 27 years. His years of experience investigating, negotiating, settling, filing lawsuits, taking depositions, and going to trial will absolutely make a difference in your case.
- Independent Verification of the Lawyers Ability
All attorneys claim they know what they are doing. Their marketing materials may also be persuasive. But you will only know the truth about that lawyer if the lawyer is rated by respected independent non-biased rating systems. Scott Distasio has an “AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell law Directory. This is the highest rating an attorney can receive for both ability and ethics. Scott Distasio is also Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Trial law. To achieve this accomplishment a lawyer must have tried a minimum number of cases to a jury and pass a competency exam. Less than 1% of all Florida lawyers are Board Certified.
- Willingness and Ability to Go to Trial
Not all personal injury cases go to trial. The truth is most cases settle. But if your case does need to go to trial it’s important to hire a law firm that has the experience, resources and ability to try your case. Scott Distasio is a board certified civil trial lawyer. This gives him the right to call himself an expert trial lawyer.