Auto and Trucking Negligence

Auto and Trucking Negligence

The Firm’s practice includes the representation of major insurance carriers, rental car companies, leasing companies and commercial vehicle owners in the defense of claims involving the use and operation all types of motor vehicles.

Experience with the details of accident reconstruction and analysis, along with an understanding of Federal and State regulations governing the trucking industry are essential in evaluating and preparing a case for trial.

The attorneys at Peterson Bernard have a proven track record in defending cases from the smallest automobile accidents to the largest catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases.

Key Florida Statutes relied upon in Auto and Trucking Negligence

Accident Report Privilege

316.066(8)

Auto Lessor Limitation

324.021(9)(b)(1)

Florida Insurance Guaranty Assocation

631.001

Limitation of Punitive Damages

768.73

Mandatory Joinder of Derivative Claims

627.7403

Motor Vehicle Casualty Contracts

Chapter 627 Part XI

Negligent Hiring/Presumption Against

768.096

Personal Injury Protection Insurance 

627.737

Releases

768.041

Restitution

775.089(8)

Settlement of Minor/Incompetent Claims

768.25

Statute of Limitations

95.11

Uniform Traffic Control Regulations

Chapter 316