Thousands of serious accidents are caused by trucks in Florida each year, including Pinellas County. Because of the size of semis and tractor trailers, crashes involving these vehicles have the potential to cause catastrophic injury and even death.
The St. Petersburg truck accident attorneys at Whittel & Melton know that many trucking accidents could have been prevented, if only the vehicles involved were properly maintained or truck drivers abided by laws that cap the number of hours on the road each week , which limits fatigue and distraction.How We Can Help
If you have been in a St. Petersburg crash involving a truck or tractor-trailer, one of the most important decisions you must make is to seek legal counsel as soon as possible.
With the seasoned St. Petersburg Track Accident Attorneys from Whittel & Melton by your side, you can focus on recovering from your injuries while our attorneys fight for what you are entitled to under Florida law.
Once you contact us, we will set up a free consultation to discuss your case and offer advice on what you can expect going forward with your case. And, once we are retained, we can help you get medical care while your case is pending, even if you don’t have health insurance.We Will Go to Trial for You
At the end of the day, if you have been injured in a truck accident that was not your fault, you deserve to be fairly compensated. The Pinellas County Truck Accident Attorneys at Whittel & Melton have handled many cases on behalf of St. Petersburg clients who were injured tractor-trailer accidents—many times successfully obtaining financial settlement for injuries, lost wages and other property damage.
In order to persuade insurance companies to pay a fair amount for a truck accident injury, we take on our own investigation and gather evidence and medical information, as well as consult with financial and medical experts, to fully prepare your case. We then summarize your case in a way that persuades insurance adjusters to make fair offers.
While we seek a fair settlement in every case we handle, we build every case with an eye toward trial so that when trucking companies, and the insurance companies that represent them, do not make a fair settlement offer, we can fight for you in court.
Our representation does not cost our clients anything unless they are compensated for their injuries. If you have been injured in tractor-trailer or truck crash in St. Petersburg, please contact us for a free consultation.
Call Us Today. 813-221-3200.