Miami Truck Accident Lawyers

Injured in Crash with a Semi-Truck?

Choose the Right Legal Team

With truck and commercial vehicle accidents, you need an attorney who is an expert in trucking accidents. Many injury lawyers are not familiar with the complex rules and regulations required of the trucking industry and drivers. Mistakes made by your lawyer can quickly become costly. Choose Rubenstein Law, an attorney with vast resources and decades of experience to lead your team and fight for your family.

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Available 24 Hours / 7 Days a Week

Types Of Commercial Vehicles

Trucks and commercial vehicles pose unique dangers on the road due to their size, weight, and engineering. The results of a commercial vehicle accident can be especially catastrophic since due to their size and velocity an accident involving a truck often involves multiple vehicles. The risk from a truck or commercial vehicle accident is further multiplied

when considering their cargo, which can include flammable material, toxic chemicals or industrial waste.

Commercial vehicles are more than just the semis and big-rigs that move products across our country on our highways every day. They are:

  • Dump Trucks
  • Garbage Trucks
  • Buses
  • Motorhomes
  • Refrigerator Trucks
  • Flatbed Trucks
  • Food Trucks
  • Car Carrier
  • Delivery Trucks/Vans
  • Large construction vehicles – cement mixer, pump truck

Primary Causes of Commercial Vehicle Accidents

  • Driver Asleep at the wheel 7%
  • Driver Medical Issue heart attack 4%
  • Distracted Driver (Cellphone, Radio, Daydreaming, etc…) 29%
  • Driving too fast (for road, traffic, etc..) 23%
  • Driver Performance Error 15%
  • Vehicle Issue (cargo shift, brake failure) 10%
  • Bad Road Design/Signage 2%
  • Other 10%

Our Miami Truck Accident Lawyers Can Help You

​With over 43,000 commercial vehicle accidents (CVA) in 2017, Florida is third behind Texas and California for accidents involving trucks. Here in Miami-Dade alone, we averaged 171 CVA per week. Most of these occur on weekdays, during daytime hours and normal weather.

In 2017 Miami recorded:

  • 8,891 commercial vehicle accidents
  • 24.4 commercial vehicle accidents per day (that’s one per hour!)

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I would definitely recommend Rubenstein law to anyone who may need it. C. Kidder | Miami Client | August 2018
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