Truck Accident Resource Page
Any time you drive on the highways, you are at risk of a collision with a large commercial truck. Such accidents can cause particularly devastating injuries due to the discrepancy in size between commercial trucks and passenger vehicles. In the event of a truck accident, you should always contact an experienced attorney who knows how to handle this particular type of complicated case. You should also be aware of the many different truck accident resources available online that provide valuable legal information about personal injury cases arising out of truck accidents.
Agencies that Enforce Commercial Truck Regulations
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
Federal agency charged with enacting and enforcing federal regulations related to the interstate commercial trucking industry across the United States.
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV)
The FLHSMV Office of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement regulates the commercial trucking industry within the state of Florida.
United State Department of Transportation (USDOT)
The USDOT helps work to enforce certain regulations including distracted driving laws that apply to commercial drivers.
Truck Accident Statistics and Research
FMCSA Commercial Motor Vehicle Facts
Data complied and published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regarding crash statistics, injury and fatality rates, and more.
NHTSA Large Truck Safety Fact Sheet
Number of reported commercial truck accidents, injuries, and fatalities from 2012 as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Large Truck Crash Causation Study
Study conducted by the FMCSA identifying numerous common causes of large truck accidents in an effort to prevent such dangerous accidents in the future.
Florida Court Systems Handling Truck Accident Cases
Trial Courts – According to the Florida state constitution, each of the twenty judicial circuits has its own trial court. Where you file your case depends on numerous factors.
District Courts of Appeal – If you do not prevail in your truck accident case at the circuit level and believe the courts were in error, you may appeal your case to the District Courts of Appeal, which is the next tier of courts in the state of Florida.
Supreme Court of Florida – Highest court in the state of Florida reviewing cases that have been appealed from the appellate level.
Out of State Truck Accident Attorneys
Law Offices of Kenneth P. Carp – An experienced attorney helping to defend commercial truck drivers who are facing Commercial Truck Driver (CDL) citations.
Boling Rice, LLC – An experienced legal team helping victims of truck accidents recover throughout the state of Georgia.
Stewart J. Guss – Houston, Texas attorney assisting trucks accident victims file legal claims.
Clements & Clements – Lawyers handling truck accident cases in Dallas and surrounding areas in Texas.
L. Clayton Burgess – A professional law corporation helping injured truck accident victims in Louisiana and Texas.
The Levin Firm – Philadelphia personal injury attorneys who know how to handle complex truck accident cases.
Our Florida Truck Accident Law Firm
Dolman Law Group – Experienced truck accident lawyers assisting injured accident victims in Florida.