Daytona Beach Truck Accidents: Common Causes and Injuries

No one starts out their day ready to be involved in a truck accident. Unfortunately, a Daytona Beach truck accident can happen in the blink of an eye, leaving you with a lifetime of pain and suffering. Understanding the common injuries and causes of truck accidents could be the difference between life and death.


A look at some of the common types of truck accident injuries

A truck accident can result in a wide variety of injuries, including:

  • A neck, back, and spinal cord injury
  • A traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Broken bones or a loss of a limb
  • Paralysis
  • Organ trauma


Five common causes of truck accidents

There are many factors than can lead to an accident with a large truck. Five of the most common include:

  • Lack of training and/or inexperience
  • Mechanical failure
  • Improper loading or overloading
  • Fatigue or tiredness
  • Impaired driving


If a truck accident has left you seriously injured

In many cases, truck accidents are caused by truckers and/or their employers. If you have been seriously injured in a truck accident, you might be able to hold the trucker and/or their employer liable for your damages. An experienced truck accident attorney can help you build your case.


If you or someone you know has been injured in a truck accident, contact one of our experienced Daytona Beach truck accident attorneys at Johnson & Gilbert, P.A. at (386) 673-4412 or (800) 556-8890.

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