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Due to the large size and weight of semi trucks and trailers, even a minor mistake involving a big rig traveling on Orlando’s busy roadways can cause serious accidents and injuries to others. Accidents involving big rigs and semi trucks are responsible for a greater percentage of traffic deaths than other vehicles compared with the miles they travel.

The mistakes that cause a big rig accident can come from a number of sources - misjudgment of the truck driver, faulty equipment or failure to properly maintain the truck or trailer by the owner. The nature of the injuries and process of sifting through details to determine who or what company is at fault makes big rig accident lawsuits very complicated.

It is important that you discuss your legal rights with an Orlando Big Rig Accident Lawyer who has experience with these types of lawsuits. The Lawyers at Allen Murphy Law have years of experience with big rig and semi truck cases and can ensure that you and your family receive the compensation to which you are entitled for your injuries.

If you have been involved in an accident involving a big rig or semi truck, contact us today to discuss your legal rights. Time to file a lawsuit is limited.

Approximately 5,000 big rig accidents occur each year that result in a traffic fatality. Most of these accidents occur in Florida, Texas and California. Semi truck accidents account for around 13% of all fatalities, a higher proportion than the number of trucks on the road. Big Rigs are 50% more likely to be involved in a fatal accident than all vehicles and 80% more likely to be involved in multi-vehicle accidents.

Studies have shown that truck driver fatigue or distraction can play a large part in Big Rig accidents. Although Federal law limits the amount of hours a truck driver can drive each day, experts point to surveys that show the driving limits are often violated to increase pay. With the variety of mobile devices and in-cab entertainment options on the rise as well, drivers face more distraction than ever.

Tired or distracted drivers can run off the road or into the lanes of other drivers with devastating results. Tire blowouts or equipment failure can also cause drivers to lose control of their heavy loads.

Dealing with the pain, loss of function, medical bills and lost wages associated with a big rig accident can be devastating on you and your family. An Orlando big rig accident lawyer can help you make important decisions that will affect your future health and well being, and your ability to take care of your family.

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Before you hire an Orlando Big Rig Accident Lawyer, make sure they are qualified to handle the circumstances of your case, have the resources to fight large insurance companies, and can commit the time necessary to your case.

The lawyers at Allen Murphy Law are regarded as among the most qualified in their fields. Riley Allen has consistently been ranked among the top 500 lawyers in the country by SuperLawyers and Law Dragon. With over 1 million lawyers in the United States, the distinction of being ranked in the top 500 is extraordinary. Get a free, confidential evaluation of your case today. Simply fill out the form above or give us a call 24 hours a day to speak with a qualified big rig accident lawyer about your legal options.