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Braking Ability/Braking Failure/Improper Braking Technique/Stopping Distance

Commercial trucks routinely place additional stress on their brakes. Although brakes need to be inspected every trip according to regulations and laws, brake failure is unfortunately quite common in larger commercial vehicles. When brake failure occurs or when drivers use improper braking techniques, the resulting accident can be devastating. Each year across Miami patients are rushed to local emergency rooms with serious head trauma, amputations, spinal cord injuries, burns, and other serious injuries caused by trucks with brake failure. Don't let a serious truck accident in Miami ruin your life. Call the Flaxman Law Group legal team as soon as possible after your accident in order to learn about your rights and your options regarding your injuries. Learn about the possible value of your case and the possible compensation you may be entitled to. Your free injury evaluation and case evaluation from the Flaxman Law Group gives you a chance to discuss your case with an attorney and allows you to ask questions about your situation so that you can make an informed decision about your case.

Why do Truck Brakes Fail?

There are many reasons why truck breaks can fail:

  • Overloading a truck or exceeding safe weight limits places extra stress on brakes, causing them to overheat and potentially fail
  • Mechanical defects caused by brake manufacturers
  • Incorrect maintenance
  • Incorrect driver training or incorrect driver braking technique
What You can do After a Truck Accident

No matter what causes brake failure, the resulting traffic accidents in Miami often devastate lives. If you have been injured in this manner, your recovery time may be very long. It is important to consult with a local personal injury attorney in order to safeguard your rights and in order to seek compensation. Compensation can help you pay for medical care, lost income, property damage, and other costs related to your injury. This money can help you get quality medical care and can help ensure that you have the financial resources to recover as fully as possible after your accident. Pursuing a legal claim can also compel the trucking company to make important safety changes that can help prevent other traffic accidents and can save other families from the devastation that you can suffered.

Will I be Able to File a Claim if I Have Been in a Truck Accident in Miami?

Depending on your situation, you may be able to file a legal claim to recover the costs associated with your injuries. There many types of legal claims that victims and survivors of truck accidents in Miami may be able to file:

  • head injury claims
  • spinal cord injury claims
  • personal injury claims
  • wrongful death claims
  • burn injury lawsuits
  • product liability lawsuits

If you have been injured in a traffic accident in Miami, contact the Flaxman Law Group to arrange for a free accident consultation and free case evaluation. A free case evaluation comes with no obligation, so you are under no risk in discussing your situation with a personal injury attorney. The Flaxman Law Group legal team has more than 25 years of experience helping personal injury victims and traffic accident victims across South Florida.

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