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Truck Accidents


  • maimi truck accident lawyerI was in a trucking accident and need a personal injury lawyer to handle my insurance claim.
  • I am a truck driver that was involved in an accident that lead to third-party personal injuries.
  • I was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck by a truck. Can I file an insurance claim?
  • What kind of insurance do truck drivers carry?
  • How can a personal injury lawyer help me after a trucking accident in Miami?

The best truck accident lawyer after injured in a truck accident? In Miami, the entire Perazzo Law Firm staff is fully-dedicated to best serving truck accident victims and insurance claims by providing constant updates and attending to all of our clients doubts or concerns throughout the entire legal process and until a settlement that best satisfies our clients is reached. The Perazzo Law Firm places its client's best interests at the forefront of all accident claims.

Contact Perazzo Law Online or call (786) LAWS-411 for a FREE consultation if you, a friend, or relative has been injured in a Trucking Accident in a Miami-Dade or Broward County City and Suburb. See CITIES WE SERVE.


The Miami Truck Accident Personal Injury Lawyers at The Perazzo Law Firm's Miami and North Miami Beach offices provide fully-dedicated and professional legal representation to trucking accident related clients that have suffered personal injury, damage, loss, or wrongful death from accidents that involve any type of truck or tractor-trailer in Miami-Dade or Broward Counties. Our Miami Personal Injury lawyers serve trucking accident claims for compensation while helping accident victims to better understand the legal and financial implications following the devastation of a trucking accident in Miami. Even at slow speeds, the impact from a large motor-vehicle can cause serious personal injuries such as: Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, bone fractures or other injuries that may require permanent medical treatment. The operation of these vehicles requires greater care and diligence since big-rigs, tractor-trailers, and semi-trucks can weigh up to thirty times more than an average car. Though most truck accidents are often the result of excessive driving speeds, there are a number of reasons for Trucking Accidents.


  • Drowsy Drivers
  • Inexperienced Operators
  • Intoxication
  • Poor Vehicle Condition
  • Excessive Cargo
  • Road-Rage
  • Poor Road conditions
  • Bad Weather
  • Third Party Negligence
  • Cell Phone Use while driving

Recent reports show that of the approximately 500,000 reported crashes involving large trucks in the US, some 4,000 were fatal, with close to 105,000 resulting in personal injury. It is worth noting that fatal accidents that involve trucks most often take-place in rural areas and on interstate highways. This being said, the Miami-based Perazzo Law Firm suggests extra precaution when operating a motor vehicle on highways or rural areas. Pedestrians and bicycle riders should also be extra careful when they detect the presence or approaching of a large truck or vehicle. Semis, Big Rigs, 18 wheeler trucks, and tractor-trailers comprise 13% of the 15.5 million truck operating on U.S. roads, with at least one fatality per semi accident.


  • Averitt
  • Con-way
  • DHL
  • FedEx
  • J.B. Hunt
  • Werner
  • Swift
  • UPS
  • U.S. Express

The trucking companies listed above possess large fleets and all carriers are bound by law to provide safety records to the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, which operates under the Department of Transportation. The report must include a periodic breakdown of accidents, injuries, fatalities, as well as the company's basic information and cargo being hauled. This information is annually made public by the FMCSA and mandatory. The average cost of a commercial trucking accident is estimated at $60,000 with 90% of accidents due to human error, either by the truck driver, other motorists, cyclists or pedestrians. Sadly, 30% of all commercial truck accidents are the result of fatigued drivers. Below is a list of the main carriers and information regarding accidents, injuries, and fatalities on U.S. roadways since 2016.

The total number of accidents, injured and deaths from trucking accidents from all major trucking companies operating on American highways and interstates was 100, 368 accidents, 3,476 injuries, and 298 fatalities.

Though these figures represent the USA's largest commercial trucking operators, there are many more small and privately-owned commercial trucking companies operating on U.S. roads. The Truck Accident Attorneys and Staff at our Miami and North Miami Beach offices have the professional experience, skills, and resources to determine immediately if you have a case to present to the insurance provider of a trucking company in the event of a truck accident that resulted in personal injury. In Miami, Perazzo Law is fully dedicated to best protecting our client’s rights and making sure injured parties receive just compensation for their injuries and losses from a truck accident. We provide our clients with full service representation and handle every legal aspect of the truck accident case, which starts by gathering any information about the accident and contacting the corresponding insurance provider. Our dedication allows our clients to focus on their personal well-being as we focus on their legal matters surrounding their personal injuries and compensation in a truck accident. Let our experience best help you recover just compensation for your damages including lost wages, medical expenses, disability or disfigurement, pain and suffering, and loss of your quality of life.


Common Injuries Sustained from Trucking Accidents

The extent of the injuries by victims of trucking accidents on Miami roadways can vary according to the type of collision and accident characteristics. Larger vehicles moving at high speeds will have trouble braking in time to avoid a trucking accident. Perazzo Law knows how different trucking accidents can determine bodily harm, property damage, and losses from lost wages, medical expenses, and more. There are certain injuries that are almost certain following a trucking accident in Miami. They are:

  • Head Injuries
  • Brain Trauma
  • Neck Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Hip Injuries
  • Knee Injuries
  • Ankle and Foot Injuries
  • Breaks and Fractures
  • Loss of Limbs
  • Wrongful Death

Truck Accident Injuries in More Detail

Victims of trucking accidents may suffer an array of injuries, many of which may be life altering. When victims of truck accidents suffer life- altering injuries such as broken bones, facial injuries, brain damage, loss of limbs, etc, their lives may suffer traumatic mental and economic damage. Trucking companies found at fault for the injuries to truck accident victims are legally liable to compensate accident victims. Perazzo Law strives to make sure accident victims that suffer personal injuries that lead to life-altering situations receive the compensation they deserve for their suffering and losses. Perazzo Law urges truck accident victims to contact our Miami or North Miami Beach offices to schedule a FREE initial consultation to discuss their truck accident claim. Perazzo Law offers its truck accident clients Zero-Out-Of-Pocket representation and we don't get paid until our truck accident clients get paid for their injuries, medical expenses and losses.

Perazzo Law Serves Car Accident Personal Injury Claims on a No win, No Fee basis with Zero-out-of-Pocket costs to our Clients.

Facial Injuries Can Include:

  • Cuts, bruises, lacerations
  • Eye injuries
  • Ear injuries
  • A broken nose
  • A broken jaw
  • A busted eye-socket
  • A cracked cheek bone

These severe facial injuries will most likely require medical intervention, rehabilitation, medical costs and perhaps lost wages for freelance workers. Perazzo Law strives to achieve full-client satisfaction by catering to their legal needs and providing constant updates on their case while fighting for the compensation they deserve.

Common Head Injuries Can Include:

  • Cuts
  • Bumps
  • Bruises
  • Concussions
  • Blurred vision
  • Temporary loss of hearing
  • Brain Injury or Damage
  • Temporary Paralysis
  • Internal Hemorrhaging
  • Death
  • Neck and Back Injuries Can Include:
  • Disc Damage
  • Whiplash
  • Paralysis
  • Spinal Cord injury
  • Long-term physical complications


-Do not give a statement.
-Do not move or let anyone move you, or your car, unless there is a threat of further injury. Wait for the paramedics and the police.
-Seek medical care and give a complete description of all injuries immediately following the car accident.
-If no injuries are evident, take pictures of all damage to the vehicles involved in the car accident (and photograph the VIN and license plate for identification)
-Take pictures of injuries (all cuts, bruises, wounds, burns or other injuries no matter how small as the insurance company may dispute that a specific part of the body was injured or affected by the accident later on.
-Gather all of the trucking company's insurance policies and Group Health Insurance information to assist with the processing of payment for your treatment and lost wages while your claim against the negligent party is ongoing.
-Notify your insurance company of the trucking accident (your auto insurance policy requires that you contact them immediately after the accident and failure to do so may jeopardize your coverage).
-Visit your family doctor for a follow-up.
-Contact the Perazzo Law Firm as soon as possible.

Contact Perazzo Law Online or call (786) LAWS-411 for a FREE consultation if you, a friend, or relative has been injured in a Trucking Accident in Miami-Dade or Broward County Cities and Suburbs. See CITIES WE SERVE.


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Client Reviews
Mr. Perazzo and his legal team are by far the best thing that could have happened to me after my accident. I felt devastated after being injured and Jonathan Perazzo brought a sense of relief to my woes. The expert legal advice and support I received from the Perazzo Law staff helped me to get on with my life as they handled all the legal matters. I am 100% satisfied. Thank you so much Jonathan and the Perazzo Law team! Henry R.
I am very happy! My accident made me very sad. Jonathan Perazzo helped me so much. He is the Best! During the whole time, I felt that Jonathan (JP) is my friend and not only my lawyer. I don't want to have another accident, but if I do, I want JP and his firm to take care of everything again. Thank you very much to all the team! Antonio P.
Jonathan Perazzo is an excellent lawyer and his team works in a such a professional way. Also, they helped me understand things about my case that I didn't understand. I am very happy with Perazzo Law and the results they got for me. There is nothing bad I can say about Perazzo Law. Jorge L.