Committed to the Pursuit of Justice
Call Today For Your Free Consultation 888.499.6206
Were You Involved in a Truck Accident? Call Today to Learn How Much Your Case Could Be Worth!

Tired Truck Driver Accidents

Work with a Fort Lauderdale Truck Accident Lawyer

The danger presented when a fatigued driver is behind the wheel is very similar to the danger of a driver under the influence of alcohol getting behind the wheel. This admission is only made further perilous when you factor in that this individual is in control of a 40 ton vehicle moving at high speeds.

When a truck driver finds themselves fatigued, it could be even more dangerous because of large size and weight of the trailers. An accident involving these trucks could be catastrophic. A truck driver is susceptible to fatigue largely due to the requirements of the job. They often deal with stressful deadlines and hourly mile requirements, which can affect their mental or emotional well-being, such as information processing, motor skills, and mental clarity.

Why Drivers Get Behind the Wheel When Fatigued

A truck driver is often under heavy pressure to meet tight deadlines. They might drive for several hours longer than expected or planned simply to make sure they earn their needed salary. If the driver has been driving for extended periods of time, they may be less alert, thus less focused on the road.

When tired drivers take to the road, it can lead to:

  • T-bone collisions
  • Running other drivers off the road
  • Excessive speeding or veering
  • Driving too close to other drivers
  • Changing lanes before checking

Even though the federal government has enacted laws, and employers and trucking companies have placed limits on how many hours a driver should drive, circumstances sometimes force drivers choose to exceed these limits. This is why you need a dedicated and compassionate attorney to help with your case and hold a reckless or negligent driver responsible.

Why You Need Our Firm on Your Side

An experienced Fort Lauderdale truck accident attorney can help by reviewing the details of your particular accident. If you were involved in this type of accident and sustained serious injuries, you have the right to seek compensation. Truck drivers in violation of the laws designed to limit how long and far they can drive can be found at-fault if it can be proven that the accident occurred due to fatigue. Let our firm review the details of your case and provide insight.

Request a free case evaluation by contacting Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A. today!

What Our Clients Are Saying

Reviews From Our Satisfied Clients
  • “Well recommended law firm...."David Krohn" Very helpful knowledgeable!!! They treat you like family!”

    Client
  • “My experience with Frank Angione was nothing short of amazing! His knowledge is unquestionable. My time was very smooth and comfortable.”

    Client
  • “Excellente Trabajo por parte de mi abogado, Bobby Wells.”

    Client
  • “Very professional.”

    Client
  • “I am very satisfied with the outstanding service provided by Rosemberg & Rosemberg and attorney Matthew Sosonkin regarding my Workers Compensation claim.”

    Client
  • “I truly appreciate Rosenburg & Rosenburg in taken the workers compensation case on my behalf. And winning. Thanks to the attorneys and staff.”

    Shayne H.
  • “I felt very comfortable letting Peter handle my case, very knowledgeable in his field, I would recommend Peter's service to all.”

    Raul D.
  • “Thank you for everything. Bobby and the staff are amazing.”

    Dennis Pareja
  • “Pleasant .. very helpful and punctuational with answering questions. Booby Wells is awesome!”

    Client
  • “Mr. Frank was great. He help with everything I needed to know. Thank you Mr. Frank”

    A Google User
  • “They were all awesome.”

    Client
  • “My experience with Mathew Sosonkin of Rosenberg & Rosenberg has been amazing! I began this case basically confused and intimidated by my lack of knowledge. Mathew laid all my fears to rest with his expertise, compassion and knowledge of everything that had”

    A Google User
  • “Very good service quick response times and really helped me every step of the way will recommend”

    Client
  • “I can honestly say that I had a great experience with Rosenberg & Rosenberg. My attorney Peter Andresky was very knowledgeable. The process was very smooth & I am very happy with my settlement. I highly recommend Rosenberg & Rosenberg.”

    Marco
  • “Frank did an excellent job”

    Client