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Coral Gables Truck Accident Lawyer

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If you have been in a trucking accident in Coral Gables, call Maderal Byrne & Furst PLLC today. Our truck accident lawyers have experience helping victims get compensation after a devastating accident.

A semi-truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. There are thousands of them on the roads at any time. For Coral Gables residents and visitors, these heavy vehicles pose a serious risk. Truckers and trucking companies have a duty to operate safely.

If you are hurt in an accident, and someone else is at fault, you may qualify to receive compensation. Our lawyers can assist you in the claims process. With offices in Coral Gables, we represent clients throughout Florida. Contact us today to talk about your case.

Experienced Legal Representation for Victims and Families

Why choose our experienced truck accident lawyers?

  • We are leaders in litigation. Our team has provided leadership in multi-million dollar claims of national significance.
  • It puts you on an even playing field with the large corporations and trucking companies with their teams of lawyers.
  • Our experience includes dozens of jury trials and arguments before appeals courts. Expect us to pursue your case in full. We don’t back down.
  • We represent residents and visitors to our community.
  • Injury and wrongful death cases are handled with compassion and care.
  • The lawyers at Maderal Byrne & Furst are former federal prosecutors. This experience means we’ve handled many challenging cases. We represent clients with a variety of situations and questions, always pursuing their interests.

Meet our legal team and see how a Coral Gables truck accident lawyer can help you.

Compensation for a Truck Accident

Do I qualify for compensation for a truck accident?

Trucking companies have a high duty to ensure that they are operating safely. You may qualify for truck accident compensation if someone else is at fault for an accident. The most common standard for fault is negligence or a lack of reasonable care. That means a traffic violation or other behavior that isn’t sufficiently careful and cautious.

Examples of legal liability for a truck accident

Here are some examples of legal liability for a truck accident:

  • Driving too fast for conditions, speeding
  • Improper lane changes, cutting off other drivers
  • Poor vehicle maintenance
  • Operating for too many hours without a break or sleep
  • Failing to properly train or monitor drivers
  • Leaving too little room for other vehicles
  • Not securing the load being transported properly
  • Negligent hiring so that unqualified drivers are on the roads

Our law firm uses accident reconstruction experts to investigate and identify the underlying causes of a crash. With this evidence, we can show what happened and prove your right to compensation. The trucking company isn’t going to volunteer negative information, but we use legal procedure to access records and conduct depositions of witnesses.

How do you get fair compensation for a truck accident?

In a truck accident, injuries to victims are often severe. Because of the weight and speed involved in most trucking crashes, victims often sustain serious injuries. Your injuries may include:

  • Broken bones
  • Concussion, traumatic brain injury
  • Whiplash
  • Organ damage
  • Disfigurement
  • Paralysis, spinal cord damage, mobility problems
  • Burns
  • Wrongful death
  • Mental health and emotional suffering

Getting fair compensation for a trucking accident means addressing several factors:

  1. Proving what party has legal fault for the accident
  2. Showing that the accident resulted in injury
  3. Identifying the extent of the damages and the amount of compensation that you deserve

When you think of fair compensation for a truck accident, consider the many ways that being in a truck accident can impact your life. You may deserve compensation for all the ways you are affected.

Compensation available for truck accident victims

Types of compensation that you may receive for a trucking accident claim are:

  • Medical bills, including present and future
  • Lost income, benefits, and future career
  • Property damage, including motor vehicle damage
  • Cost of replacement household services if you are no longer about to perform daily tasks
  • Mental health treatment and suffering, PTSD, anxiety, and flashbacks
  • Physical therapy, prescription medication
  • Emotional anguish and suffering
  • Physical pain
  • Disfigurement
  • Changes in lifestyle

Protecting your rights under the law means understanding what the appropriate compensation is in your case. Based on our experience, we evaluate your case and document damages. Then, we negotiate your settlement or present your case at trial.

Serving Coral Gables, FL, Residents, and Visitors

How can a truck accident lawyer help?

A truck accident lawyer is a trained professional to help you approach your legal claim in a way that serves your interests. To receive compensation, you must bring a legal claim. You must prove your case, and the strength of your case impacts the amount of compensation that you receive.

Our lawyers can help you with any of these tasks:

  • Preserving evidence and gathering records while you recover from your injuries
  • Identifying insurance companies and reporting the accident to them
  • Determining what defendants to name and the legal grounds for compensation
  • Knowing what your case is worth
  • Using legal procedure to gather records and build the case
  • Knowing what to expect from the defense and responding to their attempts to deny responsibility
  • Addressing any legal issues like jurisdiction and legal paperwork
  • Negotiating a settlement offer and advising you if you should accept an offer
  • Conducting a trial and speaking on your behalf in court
  • Explaining the legal system and advising you throughout the process

Our goal is to help you maximize your results while managing the legal process for you.

Types of trucks involved in accidents

Types of trucks involved in crashes may include:

  • 18-wheelers
  • Semi-trucks, semi-trailers
  • Delivery trucks
  • Moving vans
  • Chassis cab
  • Flatbed
  • Fire truck
  • Dump truck
  • Garbage and sanitation vehicles
  • Pickup trucks
  • Tow truck
  • Other industrial trucks
  • Light-duty, medium-duty, and heavy-duty vehicles

Free Consultation – Start Your Case Today

The Maderal Byrne & Furst team offers free consultations for truck accident victims and their families. Learn about your case and how our law firm can help you. We can start your case today. Our fee agreements are affordable and always in writing.

We know it may be your first time contacting a lawyer. Contact us by phone, email, message, or come to our offices to meet our team. We look forward to helping you.

In The News

Our team of attorneys has been featured in numerous national and international publications for victories in criminal and civil law:

Andrew Elfmont

I have known these lawyers for years and watched their careers as federal prosecutors. There is no firm I would recommend more or rather represent me.

January 3, 2023
Matt Giordano

John is an excellent lawyer and person. He has an excellent track record going back to his days as a federal lawyer. I fully recommend working with him and his team, you’ll be glad you did.

January 3, 2023
Jonathan Armstrong

John Byrne is a highly talented lawyer, very hardworking and experienced, and takes advocacy and his ethical duties seriously

January 5, 2023
Moss Levenson

I have not encountered better legal thinkers and strategists. John has worked many large cases, going all the way back to his time as a federal prosecutor. Excellent in trial.

January 17, 2023

Our Cases

Over 1 Billion Dollars Recovered

$1.12 Billion Building Collapse

More than 1 Billion Dollars awarded to victims and families of victims of the 2021 Surfside Condominiums Building Collapse

$66 Million commercial arbitration

$66 million awarded to our client in a confidential commercial arbitration agreement

$26 Million Ponzi Scheme Class Action

$26 million preliminary class settlement against bank relating to Ponzi scheme

$4 Million Auto Accident

$4 million, record, recovery against Miami-Dade County for infant injured in accident with police cruiser

$3.9 Million Wrongful Death

$3.9 million confidential wrongful death recovery

$2.5 Million Stolen Funds Tracked

$2.5 million in stolen funds tracked to and frozen in Germany on behalf of corporate client

Why Hire Us?

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Experienced

Recognized leaders in complex litigation who have secured multiple multi-million dollar settlements, and court-appointed leadership positions.
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High-Quality Representation

Your case will be handled by an experienced team of seasoned trial lawyers who have experience prosecuting and defending federal criminal cases as well as litigating national mass-tort matters.
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Constant Communication

Our team will keep you updated on the status of your legal situation throughout the duration of your case. You will always be kept in the loop through every development in your case so that you can make informed decisions.
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Above & Beyond

Our legal team will go above and beyond for your case, ensuring we do everything legally allowed to achieve a favorable result in your case.

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