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Careless Truck Accident

In Florida, there is a duty on the part of every truck driver as well as other motorist to operate the motor vehicle in a safe and reasonable manner. Pursuant to Section 316.1925,Florida Statutes - Careless Driving, a truck driver has a duty to operate the truck in a safe and prudent manner taking into account the condition and curvature of the roadways as well as all other circumstances. Unfortunately, many truck accidents result from the careless driving of the truck driver who may be drowsy, in a hurry to make a delivery, or just distracted to the extent the driving is affected and a crash takes place. Careless driving can present itself in many forms and situations.

Based in Jacksonville, Florida, David Wolf handles truck accident cases and claims throughout the State of Florida. David Wolf does not represent insurance companies or big business as he concentrates his practice for the injury victims and families. David Wolf is the author of 12 books that focus on personal injury claims, cases, and issues including the book titled Big Trucks - Big Problems - When a Truck Driver Wrecks Your Day and Life - Legal Rights of the Injury Vicitm and Family. The book has chapters on Medical Bills and Treatment, Settlement, Damages, and Compensation as well as other topics. You can get this book for free by completing the form on the Contact Us Page of this website.

A Truck Driver Must Exercise Due Care . . .

It shoud be pointed out that a truck driver should exercise due care in the operation of the large commercial vehicles entrusted to their custody, control, and operation. The truth is that a semi-tractor trailer is heavier and larger than most other vehicles on the highway and road. As such, when there is a crash with a semi-tractor trailer, the damages and injuries can be quite devastating due to the size disparity of the vehicles and the shear force of the crash with the big rig.

A Truck Accident Case Is Composed of Four Elements . . .

There are four elements to establish for each truck accident case as follows: Duty, Breach of Duty, Causation, and Damages. All four elements must be established. Even if the liability or fault is clear for a truck accident case, there are still the issues of Causation and Damages to contend with. For instance, let's say that there is a truck accident in which the truck driver rear ends a passenger vehicle. As a result of the crash, the driver of the passenger vehicle had some aches and pains but never got treated. Under these circumstances, the personal injury claim would have little to no value since there was no treatment associated with the claimed injuries. Certainly, the property damage claim can be pursued but without proof and documentation of Damages for the personal injuries - the insurance companies will not be motivated to settle the claim for anything but nuisance value if anything. On the other hand, if the driver of the passenger vehicle seeks treatment for a period of time with a diagnosis based on the clinical exam and diagnostic testing - then the personal injury claim will likely have more value. Personal injury cases can range in value from hundreds of dollars to millions of dollars. It depends on a variety of factors that must be evaluated for the particular case at issue.

Contact Attorney David Wolf for a Free Consultation . . .

There are a number of issues, challenges, and stresses that result from a truck accident case. In the aftermath of a truck collision, it is helpful to have the advice and support of an experienced truck accident attorney. David Wolf is available days, nights, weekends, and holidays for his clients and prospective clients. He provides a Free Consultation for all truck accident and personal injury cases. Get D Wolf On Your Side - At Your Side.

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