Lakeland Truck Accident FAQ
After you’ve been injured in a commercial trucking accident, you will probably have questions about how to recover your losses. Filing a claim against a trucker or trucking company can be overwhelming, but you don’t have to do it alone.
Contact a Lakeland truck crash lawyer at Lopez & Humphries, PA for answers to your case-specific questions. For your general questions, see below.
Who could be liable for my Lakeland semi-truck wreck?
Many different parties could be liable for the tractor-trailer crash that hurt you, including the trucker, the trucking company, a loading company, a manufacturer, or a vehicle repair shop.
What’s the time frame for filing a civil claim in Florida?
In Florida, you have four years from the date of your injury accident to file a serious injury truck accident claim. Don’t delay because key evidence could be lost the longer you wait to submit your claim.
Will I have to go to court to win compensation for my case?
Most cases don’t have to go to trial for you to receive fair compensation for your injuries and damages. Your attorney can likely negotiate a settlement that pays for your damages from the at-fault party’s insurance company.
Can more than one party be liable for my Lakeland big rig crash?
Yes, multiple parties could have played a role in your accident and they can all be held financially responsible for it. For instance, a trucker and the trucking company could be held liable.
What is the personal injury process like in Florida?
Every case is a little different, but the personal injury process generally goes as follows: investigate the wreck, collect evidence, file claim paperwork, negotiate a settlement, go to court, if necessary.