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    Commercial truck accidents in Boca Raton are not uncommon. These truck accidents affect people every day, and the victims involved usually suffer all sorts of critical and life-threatening injuries. Many even succumb to fatal injuries following a devastating collision with a semi-truck.

    The aftermath of a truck crash can be frightening, but you deserve someone looking out for your interests. A respected and successful Boca Raton truck accident lawyer could help. Personal injury attorney David I. Fuchs will assess your situation, analyze your options, and pursue maximum compensation for what you endured.

    What Usually Causes Truck Accidents?

    As our knowledgeable lawyers can explain, accidents involving commercial trucks in Boca Raton are far more common than you might have thought. And these collisions take many forms. Some of the more common types of Boca Raton truck accidents include:

    • Tire blowouts
    • Jackknife accidents
    • Rear-end collisions
    • Blindspot accidents
    • Rollover accidents
    • Head-on collisions
    • Underride accidents
    • Runaway trailer accidents

    A dedicated legal representative could help with any of these truck collisions, regardless of the details.

    Proving Fault After a Commercial Vehicle Crash

    Once you get medical treatment for your injuries, your next step is likely figuring out who is at fault for the truck wreck. This is one of the most vital aspects of your case. The at-fault party or parties will be responsible for compensating you for your suffering. In many cases, a negligent truck driver is to blame, and this could be established if the trucker was:

    • Speeding
    • Drunk driving
    • Drugged driving
    • Following too closely
    • Had road rage
    • Failed to use their turn signal
    • Made an illegal turn
    • Failed to stop
    • Drowsy driving
    • Distracted driving

    However, truck drivers aren’t the only party who could be at fault. The following parties could also be to blame:

    • Parts producers
    • Parts designers
    • Parts suppliers
    • Government agencies
    • Cargo loaders
    • Safety inspectors
    • The owner of the truck
    • The trucking company

    An in-depth review of the details of your truck accident by a Boca Raton lawyer will reveal all responsible parties. By working with a David I. Fuchs and our legal team, you can utilize independent trucking industry experts, reconstruct the accident, refer to maintenance records, and clearly establish fault.

    Could Shared Fault Apply?

    Even if you feel like you may have contributed to the truck accident, in some way, state laws implement a pure comparative fault system.

    This means that even if you are partially to blame for causing your truck accident, you can still recover damages. However, your amount of fault will be deducted from your truck accident settlement.

    Let’s take a look at an example:

    Jim was driving down Yamato Road when he was suddenly struck by a truck driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel. Jim brought the truck driver to court. In court, it was revealed that Jim was not wearing a seatbelt when the tractor-trailer struck him. As such, the judge found Jim to be 10% at fault for the injuries he sustained. The jury awarded Jim $150,000. But his award was reduced by 10% to account for his portion of fault. Jim’s case was resolved at a final injury settlement of $135,000.

    It is important that you get help from an experienced semi-truck accident lawyer, especially if you believe that you may be partially at fault. A hardworking legal team member can give you an accurate assessment and ensure your portion of the fault is fairly evaluated.

    Recovering Truck Accident Compensation in Boca Raton

    Truck accident injuries are often severe because of the difference in size between a semi-truck and the car, bicycle, or Uber that they crashed into. Survivors experience devastating financial, physical, and emotional damages. The good news is, when someone else is at fault for your truck accident, you have the right to be made whole.

    You should be repaid for every single way that your life has been negatively affected by the truck accident. These losses or damages are typically divided into:

    Economic Damages

    Economic damages consist of all the ways that your life has been affected financially. These losses have a set monetary value. They include the stack of hospital bills or wage statements to show the income you’ve lost.

    Other economic damages include:

    • Costs of repairing or replacing your vehicle
    • Other property damages
    • Diminished earning capacity
    • Childcare expenses
    • Household maintenance fees
    • Future medical expenses

    Non-Economic Damages

    Non-economic damages are the losses that you have experienced that do not have a set dollar amount. Your Boca Raton attorney will be responsible for placing a monetary value on every non-economic loss after a truck crash. Some different non-economic damages that you could seek in your claim include:

    • Scarring
    • Nuisance
    • Damage to your reputation
    • Loss of closeness and love
    • Loss of society and support
    • Diminished quality of life
    • Physical pain
    • Emotional distress

    Punitive Damages

    You may also be awarded punitive damages in a truck accident lawsuit. These are seldom awarded. But punitive damages are awarded in cases where the court finds the actions of the defense were egregious to punish the liable party. These are not damages that you’re entitled to. But they are the court’s way of sending a message that such actions will not be tolerated.

    Why You Need a Boca Raton Truck Accident Lawyer

    You should only be worried about getting better and back to your life after a major truck accident. By working with an experienced attorney in Boca Raton, you tell big trucking companies and their insurance corporations that you won’t quietly accept a low-ball offer. You will pursue everything you’re entitled to by law.

    With more than 30 years of experience in personal injury law, truck accident lawyer David I. Fuchs will handle every aspect of your truck accident claim. After an exhaustive investigation into your truck wreck, attorney Fuchs will have the evidence he needs. From there, he will keep you informed, present a clear case of liability, and recover max compensation on your behalf.

    He will do everything in his power to secure a fair settlement through negotiation, but if the other side just won’t negotiate in good faith, he is more than ready to take your case to court.

    Contact a Boca Raton Truck Accident Attorney Today

    Many accidents involving tractor-trailers are devastating and will completely change the course of your life. Thankfully, you can get help from a Boca Raton truck accident lawyer. When you reach out to our team members, you may be able to secure the compensation you will need to rebuild your life.

    You shouldn’t be stuck covering the costs when you weren’t responsible for causing the accident. Contact David I. Fuchs, Injury & Accident Lawyer, P.A. today. You can schedule a free, no-obligation case assessment when you reach out to us online, so do not wait to get started on your truck accident claim.

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