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Multiple Defendants In Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident Cases

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Many different kinds of vehicles on Florida roads may qualify as commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), and because of the size of most of them, a CMV accident can cause serious long-term injuries. However, if you have been injured in this type of crash, it can be difficult to determine exactly against whom one is… Read More »

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What Damages Can I Recover In A Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

A commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is any vehicle over a certain weight, that uses specific types of fuel, and is not owned by a governmental entity or private individual. There are many, many CMVs on Florida roads, and unfortunately, many accidents every year are caused by the negligence of CMV drivers. If you have… Read More »

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What Is An Underride Tractor-Trailer Accident?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Any accident involving a tractor-trailer has the potential to be catastrophic, particularly given the size difference between trucks and most passenger vehicles. However, a type of crash called an underride can be among the most potentially dangerous and cause the most serious injuries. Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates 400… Read More »

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Determining Liability In Florida CMV Accidents

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Accidents involving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) often lead to serious injuries or even death. If you have been unfortunate enough to experience this, you may feel too intimidated or too injured to file suit against the person who allegedly caused your injuries – or you simply may not be aware of who should be… Read More »

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Where Should I File My Florida Truck Accident Case?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Florida has several different highways and busy roads from Jacksonville to the Keys. Given the level of traffic, and the amount of shipping done by tractor-trailer in the state, it is unfortunately common for tractor-trailer crashes to happen, causing serious injuries and fatalities. One major question not often asked, in filing a truck accident… Read More »

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Tractor-Trailer Accidents & Drowsy Driving

By Rinaldo Law Group |

At this point in time, most people are well aware of just how dangerous driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is, and how severe the consequences can be. However, far too many people will still engage in the equally dangerous behavior of driving while drowsy. Statistics from various studies estimate that around… Read More »

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DUI For Commercial Vehicle Drivers

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol is generally always seen as a serious crime, given how dangerous it is and how many lives it takes. This arguably goes double for those who operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), given the size and weight of these – a CMV must weigh at least… Read More »

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Unusual Crash Leads To Trash Compactor Falling Into St. Johns River

By Rinaldo Law Group |

In early October 2023, an unusual road accident involving a tractor-trailer led to a trash compactor winding up in the St. Johns River in Jacksonville. According to reports, the tractor-trailer swerved to avoid a disabled vehicle and overturned, veering rightward into “all lanes of traffic.” The vehicle was carrying a trash compactor, which “became… Read More »

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Potential Defendants In Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident Cases

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Normally, when someone is injured in a road accident, they can file suit against the driver of the other vehicle involved, if they believe that driver’s negligent actions led to the harm they suffered. This holds true in crashes involving commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) or company vehicles, but in these cases, there may be… Read More »

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Can I Sue For Injuries After A Commercial Motor Vehicle Accident?

By Rinaldo Law Group |

Being involved in an automobile accident is never an easy thing to go through, but if your injuries are particularly severe, it can feel as though your life will never get back on track. This is more likely to happen in an accident involving a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), due to the size and… Read More »

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