Garbage Truck Accident Attorneys in Florida | Trash Truck Accident

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"Whether it's a whiplash, serious injury or wrongful death case, we pride ourselves on representing you with the personal service and aggressive representation that you expect and deserve!" -Attorney Ron Sholes​

Back Injury

After a trial, we obtained a verdict of 3.5 million for our client that sustained low back injuries requiring two surgeries and a lifetime of pain management.

Semi-Truck Accident

Our client was involved in a commercial vehicle accident which led to spinal fusion surgery requiring a spinal cord stimulator.

Long-Term Injuries

We obtained a $2.5 million verdict for our client that suffered a fractured arm and leg, necessitating surgery, as well as spinal injuries requiring long-term pain management for spinal injuries.

Auto Accident

We obtained a verdict for our client who sustained spinal injuries in an accident that required spinal fusion surgery.

Auto Accident

We obtained a $1.95 million verdict for a client who sustained spinal injuries in an auto accident which required a lifetime of pain management and need for future surgery.

Motorcycle Crash

Our client was involved in a motorcycle crash and sustained injuries. We were able to recover $1,450,000.

Commercial Vehicle Accident

Our client was involved in a commercial vehicle accident and sustained injuries. We were able to recover $1,300,000.

Product Liability

Our client sustained injuries due to a faulty product. We were able to recover $1,000,000

Semi-Truck Accident

$1.0 Million
We recovered for our client injured in an accident resulting in shoulder and spinal injuries.

Slip & Fall Injury

$1.0 Million
We recovered for our client who was injured in a fall at an apartment complex.


Lawsuits for Dump Truck Accidents

If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident with a garbage truck, you know firsthand the devastating impact it can have on your life. Garbage trucks are massive machines, and when they collide with a smaller vehicle or pedestrian, the results can be catastrophic. Injuries suffered in these types of accidents can be severe, ranging from broken bones and head injuries to spinal cord damage and even death.

At The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A., we understand the challenges that victims and their families face after a garbage truck accident, and we’re here to help. Our experienced Florida garbage truck accident lawyers are dedicated to fighting for the justice and compensation you deserve. Whether negotiating for a settlement or litigating in court, you’ll see the strength of our legal team in everything we do!

Common Causes of Garbage Truck Accidents

Garbage truck accidents can occur for a variety of reasons, often resulting in serious injuries or fatalities. These large, heavy vehicles are responsible for collecting and transporting waste from residential and commercial areas, and their sheer size and weight make them particularly dangerous in the event of an accident. Understanding the common causes of garbage truck accidents could be an essential first step in building your injury claim after one hit you.

Four common causes of garbage truck accidents include:

Common Injuries Caused by Garbage Truck Accidents

Garbage truck accidents are particularly dangerous due to the size and weight of these vehicles, often resulting in severe injuries or fatalities for those involved. When a garbage truck collides with another vehicle or pedestrian, the force of the impact can cause devastating harm. Our Florida garbage truck lawyers can work with medical experts to get a full picture of your injuries and how they will likely affect you for years to come.

Common injuries suffered by drivers and pedestrians who are involved in garbage truck accidents include:

Can You Sue a City Waste Management Company?

You can sue a city waste management company if you have been injured in an accident involving one of their garbage trucks or if they have been negligent in some manner that led to your injury. However, suing a city or a government entity can be more complex than suing a private company due to specific rules and procedures that must be followed, such as providing notice of the claim within a certain time frame. Please consult with our Florida garbage truck accident attorneys soon, so you don’t miss any important deadlines or make any avoidable mistakes with the claim.

Compensation for Garbage Truck Accident Claimants

In Florida, if you have been injured in a garbage truck accident, you may be to demand compensation for the damages you have suffered. This compensation is intended to help alleviate the financial burdens and emotional distress caused by the accident. The types of damages awarded in a garbage truck accident claim can be divided into two main categories: economic damages and non-economic damages.

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    Why Hire Us

    No Fees Unless We Win

    We work on a contingent basis, which means you do not pay a dime unless we make a recovery.

    Maximizing Your Recovery

    Navigating a personal injury claim is like a chess match. It's about determination, commitment, and a will to win! We don’t just talk about maximizing claims and delivering results, we do it!.

    Personal Service

    We have a team of client care specialists and an owner that demands every client be treated like family. This means frequent contact and updates by the legal team to help put your mind at ease.

    Legal Advice & Counsel

    We understand the importance of providing you sound legal advice and counsel throughout the claims process. Our attorneys and support staff communicate with you about your health and your claim throughout the process.

    Experienced Legal Team

    Our team includes over 20 attorneys with over 200 years of combined experience, numerous investigators and medical staff, and more than 100 professional support staff.

    Convenient Locations

    We’re your neighborhood law firm, not a downtown law firm. With fully staffed offices in several Northeast Florida counties and Jacksonville offices in Arlington, Northside, Westside, and Southside, we’re here for you!

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