Florida has over 1,400 interstate miles between I-4, I-10, I-75 and I-95. These interstates serve as the primary way to transport goods from north – south and east – west to Florida's 21.3 million residents.
According to the the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in 2016, of the 34,439 fatal crashes on the Nation's roadways, 4,079 (11.8 percent) involved at least one large truck or bus. In addition, there were an estimated 7,242,000 nonfatal crashes, 537,000 (7.4 percent) of which involved at least one large truck or bus.
Should I hire a truck accident attorney?
Yes. If you or a loved one were injured in an accident as a result of a commercial truck or semi-truck, it is important to hire an experienced truck accident attorney as soon as possible. Trucking companies and their insurance companies will send their investigators and often times their attorneys to the scene of the accident to investigate the accident and collect evidence.
If you have been in a commercial vehicle or semi-truck accident, contact us now.
The attorneys and staff at Keller Melchiorre & Walsh have the experience, resources, and reputation to take on the trucking company and their insurance company and get you the compensation you deserve. Click here to read what our clients say about us and click here to see our recent results.