A Leesburg truck accident lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns may be able to take action on your behalf and help you recover a payout if you are the victim of a Leesburg truck accident. Recoverable damages may include your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.
Our firm may be able to investigate your case and represent you in settlement negotiations or at trial while you concentrate on recovering from your injuries.
Call (352) 728-3773 now for a free consultation regarding your case with a member of the Bogin, Munns & Munns team. We can discuss your truck accident case and your legal rights as part of this no-obligation call.
Understanding Liability in a Leesburg Truck Accident Case
If you are a victim of a truck accident in Leesburg, and the truck driver is at fault, the liable party in your case may be the trucking company or organization that employs the truck driver. This is because Florida law supports the legal doctrine of respondeat superior, or vicarious liability, if an employee causes an accident while they are on the job.
When Bogin, Munns & Munns handles a Leesburg commercial vehicle accident case, we help our client understand who the primary liable party may be and the insurance policies that may come into play.
At Bogin, Munns & Munns, our team can handle almost any type of truck accident case or other commercial vehicle accident case. This includes:
- Tractor-trailer truck accidents
- Utility truck accidents
- Garbage or recycling truck accidents
- Dump truck accidents
- Work truck or work van accidents
- Delivery truck accidents
- Other commercial vehicle accidents
If you sustained injuries in an accident with an 18-wheeler, box truck, or another type of large commercial vehicle, reach out to Bogin, Munns & Munns today by calling (352) 728-3773. A member of our team can review your case for free and may be able to help you navigate the claims process or take your case to court.
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Bogin, Munns & Munns Helps Truck Accident Victims Pursue Compensation for Their Losses
Bogin, Munns & Munns understands how truck accident cases work in Florida, despite the somewhat complex rules that apply.
Under §627.7407 of the 2019 Florida Statutes, the state operates on a no-fault car accident system. Under this system, your first claim after a truck accident may be through your own insurance company, up to the limit of your personal injury protection (PIP) coverage.
You may need to meet certain qualifications before you can file a fault-based case to pursue damages against the responsible party for amounts not covered by your PIP.
Bogin, Munns & Munns can help you navigate this system and pursue the responsible party’s insurance company for the full extent of your damages if you qualify.
During your case review and initial consultation with a member of our Bogin, Munns & Munns Leesburg truck accident team, we can explain your options based on the facts of your case.
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Recoverable Damages in a Truck Accident Settlement or Suit
When a Leesburg truck accident lawyer from Bogin, Munns & Munns builds a case on behalf of one of our clients, we can gather evidence to prove three things:
- Your accident-related damages
While the nature and value of the damages in a truck accident case differ on a case-by-case basis, some common damages we seek include:
- Medical treatment and any related costs
- Wages and benefits missed because of time away from work
- Reduced earning capacity if you cannot return to work
- Property damages, including replacement or repair of the vehicle involved
- Expenses paid out of pocket because of the accident or your injuries
- Non-economic damages including pain and suffering damages
Under §768.21 of the 2019 Florida Statutes, some family members who lost loved ones in a Leesburg truck accident may qualify to recover wrongful death damages. Our firm also takes on wrongful death cases and pursues these damages for qualifying family members. We can help you understand this process and what is required during a free consultation.
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Time Limits on Filing a Leesburg Truck Accident Lawsuit
You generally have four years to file a personal injury lawsuit and two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit under Florida’s statute of limitations. However, some circumstances could alter these deadlines or require you to act sooner. If you allow the deadline to pass before you take legal action, it could prevent you from recovering compensation via a lawsuit.
We can discuss what legal deadlines pertain to your case when you call Bogin, Munns & Munns for a free consultation on your truck accident.
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Talk to a Member of the Bogin, Munns & Munns Truck Accident Team
Bogin, Munns & Munns offers free case consultations to victims of commercial vehicle accidents in Leesburg. If we believe you have the right to hold the trucking company or another party liable, we may offer to handle your case so you can focus on healing from your injuries. This would allow our Leesburg truck accident lawyers to handle all evidence gathering, negotiations, and legal work on your behalf.
You may be able to get started on your case today. Call Bogin, Munns & Munns at (352) 728-3773 to talk to a member of our Leesburg truck accident team about your case. Our knowledgeable team members can explain your rights, discuss your options, and better inform you about our legal services.