Brevard and Central Florida Trucking Accidents

Trucking Accident Lawyers Serving Brevard County and Central Florida, including Palm Bay & Melbourne


Award-Winning Attorneys for Truck Accident Cases in Brevard County

Have you been hit by an 18-wheeler in Brevard County? If you answered yes, do not wait another minute to consult with an experienced Brevard County personal injury lawyer from Alpizar Law, LLC. 

Trucking accidents almost always result in catastrophic injury for victims due to the size and weight of big rig trucks up to 80,000 pounds when loaded to federal capacity. Anyone who has been hit by a negligent truck driver or injured due to a negligent trucking company has every right to file a claim and fight for fair compensation.

The common pattern that we have seen in the major causes of truck accidents in Palm Bay is negligence. Somewhere along the way, somebody made a mistake, and this error most likely led to your accident. The most important step to take when seeking compensation for a truck accident in Florida is to establish the negligence of the driver, their employer, or both, which requires evidence and documentation. A Brevard County truck accident attorney from our firm can evaluate your accident and help you determine liability, so contact us today to get started.

Call 321-676-2511 to get started with a FREE case evaluation. We’re here for you. Help is just a phone call away.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Truck accidents are usually caused by:

Truck Driver Negligence : When truck drivers allow themselves to speed, drive distracted, or exhausted, they are very likely to cause a serious or fatal crash. That is why we have federal rules regulating the number of hours a truck driver can be on the road to prevent fatigued driving.

Defective Truck Parts: Truck accidents can be caused by defective parts such as brake failure, tire blowouts, or other mechanical defects. These can be the result of manufacturer error and an employer neglecting to perform routine maintenance.

Drunk Truck Drivers: Commercial drivers can be arrested for a BAC of only 0.04% by highway patrol officials. This number is much lower than Florida's legal limit of 0.08% for regular motorists. That is because truck drivers are held to very high standards of conduct when behind the wheel, especially on Southbound lanes, since their driving could endanger the lives of many other motorists on the road.

Trucking Company (Employer) Negligence: Trucking companies are held to strict federal regulations regarding training drivers, performing background checks, maintaining the vehicles, and ensuring they are properly loaded. Failure to comply with these regulations can result in liability for the trucking company. Taking on large trucking companies and their insurers is a tough task and should be done with the help of a skilled personal injury lawyer in Palm Bay.

Trucking companies and their commercial truck drivers must follow strict rules and regulations established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). These include driver regulations, vehicle regulations, and company regulations. Drivers must undergo specific training requirements and follow the rules regarding drug and alcohol use, the operation of their vehicles, and the transportation of goods and passengers. Trucking companies and their drivers must also ensure that their vehicles are well maintained, properly loaded, and equipped with the necessary parts and accessories. The purpose of these federal truck regulations is to prevent unsafe actions that could result in serious truck accidents. If the driver, trucking company, or a third party violated any of these rules, they could be held liable for injuries that result.

How Our Attorneys Can Help with Your Truck Accident Claim in Palm Bay

When you have just had a truck accident in Palm Bay, FL, or are in the process of recovering, the last thing you want is to handle the stress that comes with filing and following up on your claim. Or recollect whether you were hit by a vehicle traveling north or heading to Indian River County. So, imagine how relieving it would be to have someone with the right experience to take care of everything for you? 

That is what our road accident attorneys are here for to listen to you and fight for the justice you truly deserve. 

That said, how exactly can our Palm Bay Lawyers help? 

Examine The Specifics of Your Case 

Every truck accident case is different, and so is its complexity. So, we will take time to look at all details and evidence about the accident, including statements from Florida highway patrol and proof collected by the Palm Bay Police Department. 

Compile Your Medical Bills and Records 

Our job is to make sure you are rightfully compensated for the pain and losses you have incurred due to a truck driver’s negligence or reckless driving. So, we will do everything we can to prove your damages. To a strong claim, we will also liaise with your health care providers to obtain your hospital records and all bills associated with the accident. 

File and Argue Your Claim 

Once we have all the necessary information to make a strong case, we will file your claim on your behalf. This process usually involves presenting all the evidence collected to ensure you get the right amount of damages. 

Negotiate Your Settlement 

The last step often involves negotiating for your rightful settlement. The negotiations are with either the liable party’s insurance company or defense lawyer. On top of this, we can negotiate for favorable terms with your lien holders in Palm Bay to take advantage of any deductions you might be eligible to. 


We Are Your Specialists in All Kinds of Truck Accidents in Palm Bay FL

Have you lost hope of getting damages after a Palm Bay Road accident? Get a more experienced eye to take a look at your case. In most cases, truck accident victims do not know their options and fail to make a claim. 

So, do not hesitate to talk to us about your unique cases, such as a fatal wreck that led to your close family being killed in Palm Bay or an accident involving two separate cars.

Our service is defined by: 

  • Free first consultation: you do not need to commit yourself the first time you contact us. 
  • No charges without damages: we will build a strong claim to ensure you have the best chances of being compensated if a vehicle hit you recently in Palm Bay. But if it is unsuccessful, you do not have to pay us. So, no added financial pressure. 
  • Long experience: we have represented truck accident victims for years and boast of a combined 65+ years in the industry. 
  • Great customer reviews: most of our clients have had a satisfactory experience at our firm.  
  • Accessible and committed: once we take on your case, trust that we will put our best efforts to give you a favorable outcome. We are always available if you need to contact us about your case. 

Ready to get started? Get in touch with our truck accident team today. We serve all Palm Bay residents.  Call us at 321-676-2511.

We Fight for Truck Accident Victims in Florida

The Brevard County community has benefited from the representation of our firm for many years. Our attorneys share 60 years of collective experience in personal injury and have recovered millions of dollars in damages for clients. Our lawyers have been named in the Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association and were selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers®. We are also AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and are members of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. We offer a free initial case evaluation, so you have nothing to lose by speaking with an attorney from Alpizar Law, LLC. Contact us today!