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Homestead Braking Ability

Commercial truck drivers rely on their air brakes in order to stop in time at traffic lights and signals and in order to stop in time to avoid a car accident. Unfortunately, the size and force of trucks often put extra pressure on brakes and brake issues are a common cause of truck accidents across the country.

Do you live in Homestead and have you been injured in a truck accident in South Florida? Contact Flaxman Law Group to arrange for a free case evaluation. There's no obligation to retain the services of Flaxman Law Group, although if you do the full-service law firm of Flaxman Law Group has attorneys with more than sixty years of combined experience to be put to work on your case.

How Brakes Lead to Truck Accidents

There are many reasons why brake issues cause truck accidents:

  • Overweight trucks can put extra pressure on breaks, causing them to overheat and fail
  • Manufacturing defects and incorrect maintenance of trucks can cause brakes to fail
  • Truck drivers require extra training in order to operate brakes correctly, and if there is inadequate training or screening of truck drivers this can lead to incorrect braking

No matter what has caused a truck accident, if your accident seems to have occurred because the truck driver did not brake correctly, it is important to get answers. Consult with a personal injury attorney in Homestead as well as your insurance company. You may find that you have a legal claim that helps you pay for your injuries, lost wages, and other expenses. If you have had to take time away from work and you are facing mounting medical bills because of your injuries, you should at least find out whether you have a legal claim. It can help protect you against financial distress and potentially even bankruptcy.

Injuries Common in Truck Accidents

Keep in mind that truck accidents can and often do lead to catastrophic injuries, including:

  • Head injuries
  • Burns
  • Disfigurement
  • Paralysis
  • Amputation
  • head injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • fractures
  • Internal injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Soft tissue injuries
These injuries can cause you to lose substantial amounts of work and income and

can prove very expensive to treat. Even a simple fracture can cost tens of thousands of dollars or more in lost income, lost productivity, pain and suffering, medical bills, medical devices, and more. Seeking compensation is especially important in permanent or serious injuries, as these can easily add up to hundreds of thousands of dollars or even millions of dollars over a lifetime. Pursuing a legal claim if you have one can help ensure that you are not left with the bills for your injuries.

If you would like to speak with a personal injury attorney in Homestead, keep in mind that you can always reach Flaxman Law Group for a free, no obligation case evaluation. The full-service law firm has phones that are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so it is always easy to reach someone when you need to.

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