Drunk Driving Truck Accident Attorney in West Palm Beach

If you have been hurt in an accident or if you lost someone close to you due to a collision with an intoxicated truck or 18-wheeler driver, the attorneys of Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. can help you. We know that this accident was not your fault, and we firmly believe that you deserve justice and fair compensation for your injuries. We have successfully recovered millions of dollars for our injured clients in Florida and across the country, and we are ready to do the same for you.

It is the responsibility of the truck driver and management company to ensure all rules and regulations are being followed while on the road. When a truck driver makes the dangerous decision to drink and drive, they are putting many lives at risk. The sheer size and weight of a big rig nearly guarantee a fatal consequence if handled improperly. It’s a scary situation to be in when sharing the roads with an impaired driver, and we realize if you’re reading this, you have likely already been in an accident and need help. If you were injured in a truck accident, or if you lost a loved one because of a truck driver or trucking company’s negligence, we know that this time is probably overwhelming for you. Let us focus on your legal concerns while you focus on full recovery during this challenging time.

If you have been injured, call us at 561.689.8180 or chat with us live by clicking the gray banner on your screen. We are available 24/7 to provide advice and work with you on your case.

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    Why do I need an attorney?

    Insurance companies are a common headache for victims of a drunk driving accident, and we feel strongly that you should not have to go head-to-head with them alone.

    If the negligence of another party caused you to become involved in a drunk driving accident, you should speak with one of our seasoned lawyers about what compensation you may be eligible to retrieve for any injury you sustained in this traumatic incident. Though this may be a challenging and stressful time for you and your family, our legal team will be right there with you throughout the entire process.

    To speak with a truck accident lawyer in West Palm Beach about your accident, please call our offices at 561.689.8180 to schedule your free consultation.

    Why choose the lawyers at Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. to handle my case?

    Many victims find it challenging to obtain the compensation they feel they deserve on their own. With the complexities presented by dealing with insurance companies, victims can easily feel overwhelmed by the paperwork and process involved in obtaining justice.

    If you were hurt in such an accident because of the negligence of a truck driver or their management company, the lawyers at Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., believe that you should not be held responsible for the resulting costs of this accident. Our qualified team of attorneys fully understand both the state of Florida’s trucking laws as well as national laws and regulations.

    You will pay zero fees unless we win. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us today so we can take action and get you the justice you deserve. There is not a good reason for anyone to get behind the wheel after drinking, and this especially goes for truck drivers who have a responsibility to their company and fellow drivers to drive safely.

    Other Types of Cases We Handle

    Drunk Driving Truck Accident Attorney in West Palm BeachOur experienced legal team’s success is unparalleled, and that’s due in large part to our diverse personal injury portfolio. We have handled cases ranging from airplane, car, trucking, and boating accidents to medical malpractice, premises and product liability, wrongful death, and even nursing home abuse. Our attorneys have seen it all, and when it comes to trucking accidents caused by drunk drivers, we have won millions for our clients who fell victim to another’s recklessness. No matter your injury, our accomplished team can help.

    Drunk Driving Accident Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I make ends meet after a drunk driving accident?

    Insurance will be responsible for covering most if not all of the expenses post-accident. If pursued individually, you will likely be in a situation in which the insurer is seeking a settlement. But in order to be adequately compensated, you’ll want to find an attorney who understands the laws and regulations in Florida in order to obtain the maximum amount of compensation for you.

    Should I settle instead of pursuing further legal action?

    It’s usually advised by attorneys to never take the first offer an insurance company puts forth. It’s a pleasant thought, to be able to take the first offer and move away from a headache, but many people often don’t know how bad their injuries are until later, or how much money they’ll need to repair their car or take care of their family after being out of work for a few days or weeks. It’s always best to weigh all of your options, and an attorney at Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. can help show you those options.

    Drunk Driving Statistics in Florida

    It’s terrifying to know that the nation-wide statistics on drunk driving are as bad as they are. On the one hand, it’s infuriating to know that many people are falling victim to this epidemic every day, but knowing you’re not alone can bring a sense of comfort.

    • In the state of Florida, there are as many as 500 truck accidents every month.
    • 8,476 people were killed in accidents involving drunk drivers in Florida between 2003-2012.
    • About one in three traffic deaths in the U.S. involve a drunk driver.

    If you are one of the many people injured by a drunk truck driver, call an attorney at Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. as soon as possible!

    Don’t Wait, Call Us Today!

    At Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., we feel you should not have to take responsibility for the financial distress following an accident on your own. With our decades of experience, you will not have to fight this battle alone. Drunk drivers should be held responsible when they decide to risk others’ lives on the road. We will put in the hard work so you don’t have to. Get started today by calling us at 561.689.8180.

    Last Updated : February 29, 2024

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