If you suffered injuries from a construction truck accident, you may feel overwhelmed and distressed. In addition to the physical toll of your injuries, you may experience emotional anguish and financial pressures. Yet, you do not have to go through this dark time alone. A Sarasota construction truck lawyer can help you secure compensation.
The team at Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers is here to support you. Our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping claimants pursue fair compensation for their losses. When you are ready, consider how our legal team can resolve your personal injury claim or lawsuit. To begin a free consultation with a member of our team, call us today at (941) 315-4404.
Understanding Florida’s Statute of Limitations
Each state has a mandate called the “statute of limitations.” This law outlines how long claimants have to file personal injury lawsuits. Typically, per Florida Statutes §95.11, you have four years from the date of your construction truck accident to file a lawsuit.
However, some aspects of your case may toll or extend this deadline. For instance, under Florida Statutes §95.051, if the negligent party fled the state or purposefully concealed their identity, you could be granted more time to take action.
Your Sarasota construction truck lawyer can determine how Florida’s statute of limitations affects your case. To learn more, call our team today.
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Liability for Your Sarasota Construction Truck Accident Case
Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers can determine fault and liability for your losses if you suffered injuries in a collision. You may be able to hold multiple entities responsible for the cost of your accident-related expenses.
One or more of the following parties could be held financially accountable for your damages:
A Construction Truck Driver
Construction truck drivers may behave negligently by driving while distracted, intoxicated, or tired. They may also drive a construction truck without the proper licensure. If this was a factor in your case, then you could hold both the truck driver and their employer accountable. You could argue that because the construction company allowed an unqualified worker to operate a construction truck, you suffered serious injuries.
The Construction Company
The construction truck company may be liable if their negligence contributed to the accident.
Some forms of negligence could include:
- Employing untrained or unlicensed workers
- Overloading vehicles
- Not maintaining vehicles properly
- Overworking staff
- Not adhering to traffic laws at a worksite
You may also be able to hold the construction company responsible for the actions of their employees.
The Construction Truck’s Manufacturer
The construction truck’s manufacturer may be responsible for the accident. For example, if a crane cable is defective and drops materials onto the roadway, injuring a pedestrian, motorist, or worker, the parts’ manufacturer may be responsible for any resulting damages.
There could be other liable parties for your damages than those we have listed above. Your Sarasota construction truck lawyer’s job is to determine fault and liability for your losses. From there, they can pursue financial recovery on your behalf.
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Possible Recoverable Damages in Your Truck Accident Case
If you or a loved one was injured in a construction truck accident in Sarasota, a lawyer might be able to help you seek monetary compensation for your losses.
This can include:
- Your present and future medical bills. You may be able to obtain compensation for the cost of treatment, medications, and surgical procedures.
- Lost wages. If your accident-related injuries caused you to miss time from work, you can include the cost of your lost tips, employee benefits, bonuses, and income in your claim.
- Reduced future earning capacity. If your injuries affected your earning power in any way, you can request compensation for this loss.
- Pain and suffering. You can receive financial recovery for the physical and psychological distress of your accident.
You may be able to request compensation for damages not included here. To learn more, call us today.
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How a Lawyer from Our Law Firm Can Help You
At Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers, we pride ourselves on providing personal, honest, responsive legal care. When you work with our team, you will have the opportunity to work directly with our founding partners. We are committed to helping you and your family navigate the claims process. You do not need to fight for compensation without support.
We can help you by:
- Negotiating a settlement
- Calculating the cost of your damages
- Proving negligence
- Determining fault and liability
- Investigating the circumstances of your collision
- Consulting with third-party field experts regarding your situation
- Managing your case’s paperwork
- Explaining how Florida’s statute of limitations applies to you
Our law firm renders legal aid on a contingency-fee-basis. You do not have to worry about hourly rates or retainers when you team up with us. We take payment for our services out of the funds we recover for you. If your case is unsuccessful for any reason, then you do not have to worry about paying us our attorney’s fees. You may be able to afford legal representation at little to no financial risk.
For a free legal consultation with a Chalik & Chalik lawyer serving Sarasota, call (941) 315-4404
Get Started with a Free Case Review
The team at Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers is prepared to help you through this challenging time. From gathering evidence to negotiating a settlement, we are here for you when you need us. A Sarasota construction truck lawyer can resolve your personal injury case while you focus on what is most important to you.
To get started with a free, no-obligation case review, dial (941) 315-4404.
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