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Opa-Locka Truck Accident

If you were injured in a truck accident in Opa-Locka, Florida, call Gerson & Schwartz P.A. immediately. One of our Opa-Locka truck accident attorneys can advise you on your rights, and when appropriate, guide you through the insurance claim and litigation processes. When another person or business is responsible for the truck wreck and your injuries, you may be entitled to compensation. Most truck accident injury cases are resolved with insurance settlements. However, the insurance claim process is neither quick nor easy. You should have an experienced truck accident litigator on your side to work with the insurance company and fight for your right to the maximum compensation possible.

To learn more about how our truck accident lawyers in Opa-Locka can help you, contact Gerson & Schwartz P.A. at (877) 475-2905 or email us at

Truck Accidents in Opa-Locka, Florida

At Gerson & Schwartz P.A., we have more than 49 years of experience representing accident and injury victims. Our experience includes working with injury victims and surviving family members of those lost in serious truck accidents in Opa-Locka, Florida.

Opa-Locka is a small city in Miami-Dade County. A population of more than 16,350 people live within about 4.3 square miles of land. This urban community was founded in the 1920s by Glenn Curtiss, an aviation pioneer. Curtiss developed the planned community with an Arabian Night theme and many buildings were designed in the Moorish Revival architectural style.

Opa-Locka is accessible from many main thoroughfares, including NW 42nd Avenue, FL-924 Toll Road, NW 135th Street, NW 27th Avenue, State Highway 9, Opa-Locka Boulevard, Ali Baba Avenue, and Officer Simmons Arrington Avenue.

These roads and others in the small city get heavy commercial vehicle traffic, including semis, 18-wheelers, and other large trucks. When these vehicles are involved in collisions, they often lead to significant property damages, injuries, and fatalities. If you or a loved one were a victim of one of these truck wrecks, contact our Opa-Locka truck accident attorneys right away.

We Handle All Types of Trucking Accidents

Our truck accident attorneys at Gerson & Schwartz are proud to represent victims and surviving family members of all types of trucking crashes. Do not hesitate to contact us in regard to:

Gerson & Schwartz P.A. Thoroughly Investigates Truck Wrecks

When you come to us with information about a truck wreck and choose us to represent you, we immediately get to work. Our Opa-Locka truck accident lawyers immediately begin a thorough investigation into the crash. We set out to gather the police crash report, photos, videos, and eyewitness accounts.

To protect evidence we cannot reach without filing a lawsuit, we will send other parties potentially involved in the crash a preservation of evidence letter. This communication informs the other parties, including the trucking company, truck driver, and truck manufacturer, that you have a legal claim and that these parties must preserve any potential evidence related to the claim.

We may hire one or more experts to support your case. An accident reconstructionist, engineer, or other trucking expert can help us establish the other party’s responsibility for the accident and your injuries.

To gather all pertinent evidence related to a truck wreck, we often need to go to court. We may recommend filing a lawsuit against the truck driver, trucking company, and other business as soon as possible. During the discovery phase of litigation, we can gather additional evidence through depositions, requests for documents, and interrogatories.

This step is critical. During discovery, we can demand to see the electronic data stored by the truck’s “black box.” This data can tell us how fast the truck was going before the crash, if or when the trucker attempted to brake, and how long the truck had been in operation in the hours leading up to the crash. All of this can help us establish fault and liability.

We Look for Trucking Regulation Violations

When we investigate trucking accidents, we look closely for evidence of any trucking regulation violations. Truckers and trucking companies are highly regulated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

FMCSA regulations encompass a wide range of topics, including licensing for truck drivers, BAC limits for truck drivers, truck inspections and maintenance, truck hours of service limits, truck weight and size limits, and much more.

Evidence of one or more regulatory violations can help us establish negligence during your truck accident and injury claim, which in turn, helps us obtain compensation for your injuries.

Truck Accident Compensation

When you are injured in a trucking accident that was another individual or business’s fault, an Opa-Locka truck accident lawyer from Gerson & Schwartz P.A. will fight for you to receive the maximum compensation possible for your injuries.

Through the insurance claim process or a truck accident lawsuit, we will demand you are paid for your:

  • Past and future medical bills
  • Lost wages and employment benefits
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Disability
  • Disfigurement
  • Reduced earning potential
  • Loss of normal life
  • Loss of spousal affection
Contact Our Opa-Locka Truck Accident Lawyers for Help

To learn more about your legal rights after being injured or losing a loved one in a truck accident, contact Gerson & Schwartz P.A. at (305) 371-6000 or submit your information through our online form. We offer free consultations.

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