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Fort Lauderdale Bald Tires / Tire Blowout

Overloaded and overweight tires in Fort Lauderdale and Florida lead to a range of traffic collisions, including collisions caused by tire blowouts. Tire-related truck collisions can also be caused by poor truck maintenance or by manufacturer defects. If you have been in a crash involving a big rig or any commercial truck, you deserve answers and you deserve to know whether you qualify for compensation.

If you have been injured, do not hesitate to contact Flaxman Law Group for legal advice and representation. Our law firm takes cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you will not pay legal costs until and unless we recover on your behalf. Our law firm also offers a full range of services, so we can handle all the details of your case. Whether you need help finding a rental car or mechanic or need help finding resources as you start healing from your injuries, our law firm is there with you every step of the way to ensure that you and your family can start rebuilding after a devastating injury. Contact us today to find out more and to set up your free, no obligation consultation.

Who is Liable after My Trucking Collision in Fort Lauderdale?

If a tire issue has led to your traffic collision, there may be multiple liable parties, including:

1) The manufacturer of the tires. Sometimes, manufacturers introduce unsafe tires into the marketplace. This can mean that tires have design flaws or manufacturing flaws that cause them to leak, lose tread quickly, or rupture. In these cases, the manufacturer may be held liable for any injuries that result from their negligence.

2) The mechanic or company responsible for maintaining the tires. In some cases, the truck carrier or the owner of the commercial truck that has caused the accident have hired a company or mechanic in order to install and maintain the tires. If a mechanic has failed to replace recalled tires or has installed tires incorrectly, they may be held liable for any damages caused by injuries.

3) The truck carrier or owner of the truck. Ultimately, the truck carrier or owner of the truck is responsible for maintaining the truck safely. If they have failed to do so and this negligence caused your collision, you may have a claim against these liable parties.

4) The truck driver. Under federal guidelines, truck drivers are expected to check tires before each trip and to keep a written record of their visual inspections. If they fail to do this, they can be help partly liable if as a result of their rule violations a collision has resulted.

What Are Your Rights After a Traffic Collision?

If you have been injured in a commercial truck collision, it is time for you to become aware of the legal options that may be available to you. The full-service law firm of Flaxman Law Group would like to help. We offer all new clients a free, no obligation consultation so that you can review your options and the process involved in seeking legal claims or in negotiating with insurance carriers. We can help you understand what options may exist in your case and we can help you understand the value and strength of your potential case. Armed with this knowledge, you may be able to make decisions that could help you and your family as you start on the road to recovery.