Tampa Truck Accident Lawyers

Did you suffer an injury in a Tampa truck accident? A Tampa truck accident lawyer at Boohoff Law, P.A. — Auto Accident Lawyers can help! 

Large semi-trucks are a regular sight in the Tampa area, whether you drive on I-75, I-275, or I-4. These trucks often exit the highways to make deliveries and keep shelves stocked at Publix, Walmart, and other popular stores.

We also see more and more delivery trucks driving through residential neighborhoods, such as the Channel District, New Tampa, South Tampa, and other areas. These trucks deliver the ever-increasing number of post-pandemic online orders.

While these large trucks provide important services to both homes and businesses throughout Tampa, they also present the risk of serious crashes and injuries. When a truck hits your car, the results can be devastating, and the injuries you suffer can change your life.

If a truck accident derails your life in the Tampa area, you want Boohoff Law, P.A. — Auto Accident Lawyers protecting your rights. Our team consists of experienced truck accident attorneys, dedicated paralegals, and support staff who not only commit themselves to injured clients but also to giving back to the community. Reach out to learn how we have achieved big results for past clients—and how we might help you.

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In the wake of a commercial truck accident, you deserve a champion who will fight by your side with compassion and skill. Our team of accessible Tampa truck accident attorneys will take on the trucking insurance companies and legal system to get you the outcome you deserve.

Why Choose Our Tampa Truck Accident Lawyers?

For decades, our personal injury lawyers have helped Tampa truck accident victims rebuild their lives. After a commercial truck crash, our attorneys immediately go to work to secure maximum compensation. We know how to hold negligent truck drivers, trucking companies, and manufacturers accountable for the harm they’ve caused. 

Our Tampa truck accident attorneys have earned national recognition defending the rights of injured accident victims just like you recover financial compensation for their injuries. 

Call us today to discuss your Tampa truck accident case and learn more about your legal options. To make it even easier for you, our law firm offers FREE initial reviews. When you meet with us at our Tampa office or virtually, we can answer any questions you may have. You are never under any obligation to hire us to represent you.

Our office is conveniently located at 829 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Tampa, just a few blocks from the Hillsborough River and Freedom Park. 

Common Types of Trucking Accidents in Tampa

Eighteen-wheelers are common inhabitants of various Tampa roads. Truck drivers must comply with strict federal trucking regulations to keep others safe.

For example, a commercial truck driver must only drive for a specified number of hours at a time before they must take time off to sleep and rejuvenate.

A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and stretch over 75 feet in length, so smaller passenger vehicles that get involved in a collision with these massive trucks can suffer severe damage. When commercial truck accidents occur, passengers can suffer catastrophic injuries and even death.

There are three main kinds of trucking accidents:

  • Underride accidents
  • Rollovers
  • Jackknife accidents

On the back of every trailer, there is a guard bar to keep smaller vehicles from traveling beneath the trailer. An underride accident occurs when this bar fails. The results of this can be very serious as the car will generally travel beneath the trailer and the bottom will scrape the hood all the way back past the driver’s seat.

A rollover accident can occur when a driver puts on his brakes and the trailer begins to slide around the side of the cab. If the wheels catch it will trip the trailer and result in a rollover accident.

A jackknife accident begins in a very similar way. The diver puts on their brakes and the cab stops while the trailer does not. It will slide around the side of the cab until it is facing the opposite direction, pinning the cab in an unmovable position.

Our Tampa Trucking Accident Lawyer Gets Results

Our legal process for truck accident claims involves a personal touch backed by big results. We treat clients as individuals — not case numbers — and it helps us recover the compensation each one deserves. Our Tampa personal injury lawyers can assist with your Tampa truck accident claim in the following ways:

1. Understanding Your Options

From your first call, our team takes the time to listen and learn about your unique situation. We’ll walk you through the factors that will increase the value of your claim and help you mitigate risks. Above all, we help you envision a personalized path forward.

2. Connecting With Your Tampa Truck Accident Attorney

You will know within one to two days if our team can help. Your truck accident attorney and legal team will guide you through what to expect, ensuring you’re always informed about what’s going on. You will stay in control.

3. Supporting Documentation

Our diligent legal team will work with you to complete all the necessary documentation. This includes insurance policy details, medical records, medical and repair bills, and lost wages. This information will help us build a strong claim for fair compensation.

4. Formulating a Winning Plan

We’ll assess your case—every detail, every angle—as we fight for the outcome you deserve. We roll up our sleeves and bring an unrelenting commitment and proven track record to formulate a winning game plan, keeping you informed along the way.

5. Negotiation and Litigation

We are relentless in pursuing what’s right. We work with toughness and resilience as we negotiate directly with the defense to obtain the compensation you deserve. In truck accident injury cases that demand a court trial, our attorneys are experienced personal injury litigators with the talent to maximize policy volumes and outcomes.

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Tampa, FL 33603

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Tampa Truck Accident FAQs

What causes truck accidents in Tampa?

Many factors might contribute to truck crashes, but most accidents happen due to driver error.

This might include:

  • Distracted driving
  • Impaired driving
  • Drowsy driving
  • Driver fatigue
  • Violating traffic laws
  • Violating federal trucking regulations
  • Aggressive driving

Truck driver negligence is not the only possible cause of Tampa truck accidents, as some crashes happen due to improper cargo loading, inadequate maintenance or inspections, and the negligent hiring of unqualified drivers, among other reasons. Our team can investigate and gather evidence to determine what caused your truck crash.

Who is liable for my Tampa truck accident injuries and losses?

A negligent truck driver is usually the liable party in an accident claim. However, in Tampa truck accident cases, the trucking company regularly shares liability. This means we might file insurance claims against the driver, the trucking company, and any other negligent party.

What compensation can I recover in my truck accident claim?

We need to review your specific circumstances before we can say what your claim is worth.

However, compensation in many truck accident cases covers:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Out-of-pocket costs, such as additional childcare
  • Past and future lost income
  • Pain and suffering

We will always fight for the maximum compensation you deserve for all your medical bills and other losses. Contact us today for your free consultation.

Injured in a Truck Accident in Tampa?

Tatiana Boohoff Lawyer
Tatiana Boohoff, Truck Accident Lawyer

The results of a truck accident can be extremely severe and the injuries suffered by accident victims can be catastrophic. If you have been injured in a truck accident due to the negligence of another person or party, then you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries. It is important that you have skilled legal assistance on your side and our law firm will be able to provide this for you. At Boohoff Law, P.A., our Tampa personal injury lawyers offer skilled representation to all of our clients. If you choose to work with us then you can be sure that we will work with you to build a strong case, and we will fight aggressively for your rights in your situation. We make ourselves available 24/7 for our clients. Call today to schedule your free consultation.

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“Boohoff Law definitely stands behind Integrity the staff is extremely professional. Tatiana is not only a fantastic attorney in her expertise however she’s also down-to-earth, truly a people person. I believe in establishing relationships in any type of business that you do, they definitely bring that to the table. Thank you for all your help in my time of need. I would highly recommend this firm to represent you.”

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Boohoff Law, P.A. — Auto Accident Lawyers
Tampa, Florida Location

829 W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Tampa, FL 33603
Phone: (813) 725-5606

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