A fully loaded semi-truck can weigh up to 80,000 pounds, so it's not hard to see why so many trucking accidents result in serious injury or death. Another troubling fact: Many of these big trucking companies have a lot of money to spend to fight the "little guys" in court.

Florida happens to be #4 on the list of states with the most truckers (about 77,500). That's a lot of big rigs, 18-wheelers, and tractor-trailers barreling down our roadways in Dade City.

Have you or a loved one suffered injury or wrongful death due to a trucking accident in Dade City, Florida? Then let our experts go to work for you! The Dade City truck accident attorney team at Lowman Law Firm cares about this community, and offers a free consultation – and you never pay until we win your case. 

 
 

 

Types of Trucking Accidents in Dade City, FL

There are a lot of types of commercial trucking accidents in Dade City. You may have collided with one of the following:

  • Cargo truck, 18-wheeler, big rig, fuel truck, construction truck
  • Garbage truck, commercial bus, tow truck, fire truck, ambulance
  • Tractor-trailer, moving truck, semi-truck, logging truck, concrete truck

Truck accidents are not uncommon in the Sunshine State. According to the most current report from the Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there are nearly 32,000 accidents involving a large truck in Florida each year. A lot of factors can contribute to trucking accidents in Dade City:

  • Fatigued drivers caused by long-distance hauls with few stops
  • Drivers under the influence 
  • Distracted drivers (texting, eating, etc)
  • Reckless drivers (speeding, tailgating, etc)
  • Poor vehicle maintenance
  • Heavy rains and winds
  • Hazardous road conditions

If you've been involved in a commercial truck accident in Dade City due to any of these conditions, we can often help!

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Who's At Fault?

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Because of their size and weight, commercial-class vehicles can cause a lot of damage to other vehicles. In fact, 77 percent of those injured in trucking accidents are the drivers or passengers of the smaller automobiles involved in the commercial truck crash. How does this make trucking accidents different from other automobile accidents?

Larger Insurance Payouts

Trucking companies typically have large insurance policies with millions of dollars available to cover truck damage. The average truck accident involving one person can cost about $140,000. Severe truck accidents can cost up to $7 million dollars. Of course, since insurance companies must pay out so much more for trucking accidents, they often try to find ways to get out of paying you. 

More Serious Injuries

Trucking accidents are more dangerous than standard automobile accidents and are more likely to cause serious personal injury. This includes major whiplash, head trauma, broken bones, back injuries, and death.

Bigger Medical Bills

Truck accidents often result in the victim needing long-term recovery care, longer hospital stays, more time off work, and greater mental and emotional trauma compared to other motor accidents. All of these costs add up over time, and they come with a hefty price tag.

Different Regulations

Commercial truck drivers must adhere to different rules than other drivers. For example, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires truck drivers to submit to alcohol and drug testing, keep logs, regulate their hours, get yearly truck inspections, and more. Some of these regulations can make it more difficult to determine who is liable for the accident.

Let Lowman Law Firm Represent You in Your Dade City Trucking Accident Injury Case


When you choose Lowman Law Firm for your Dade City personal injury attorney or wrongful death attorney, we will:

  • Meet with you at no cost to discuss your options and to understand how your injury occurred.
  • File all necessary paperwork to help you get the compensation you deserve.
  • Keep in contact with you during your case, providing your attorney's cell phone number so you can reach out directly anytime.
  • Obtain all documentation available to support your injury case including medical bills and physician testimony.
  • Collect any available evidence related to your accident, including any proof that the other party is at fault when possible.
  • Defend your rights throughout the legal process, and we do not collect a fee unless you win!

Why We Love Dade City, FL

As the county seat of Pasco County, Florida, Dade City offers plenty of exciting things to do! Some of our team's favorite things to do in and around Dade City include:

With a population of less than 7,000, we think of the people of Dade City as family. So if you've been injured in a trucking accident in or near Dade City, let our hometown team help get you the settlement you deserve.

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Meet Your Dade City Trucking Accident Injury Lawyers

Involved in a trucking accident? First, make sure everyone is safe and out of harm's way. Then, contact a truck accident attorney. If you've been involved in an accident in or around Dade city, let our team help. You can also text Joe anytime at 813-317-5927. Remember, the best time to speak to a lawyer is immediately after an accident!

Joseph A. Lowman, Esq.

Attorney

Joseph A. Lowman, Esq.

Attorney

A Founder and Managing Partner of Lowman Law Firm, Joe knows Florida, having graduated from the University of South Florida and the Florida State University College of Law. He has a long list of experiences, awards, associations, publications, and speaking engagements that you can read more about here.

Stephanie A. Lowman, Esq.

Attorney

Stephanie A. Lowman, Esq.

Attorney

A Founder and Managing Partner of Lowman Law Firm, Stephanie is Florida-born and raised. She is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and Florida State University, and has worked for Southwest Florida Water Management District, Manatee County Attorney’s Office, Florida Public Service Commission, and more.

Brent M. Lowman, Esq., CPA

Attorney - Associate

Brent M. Lowman, Esq., CPA

Attorney - Associate

Brooksville-born Brent has a diverse background. He graduated from the University of Florida and worked as a Certified Public Accountant. He also served as Captain in the United States Marines. In 2011, he earned his law degree and has been focused on serving his community ever since.

Alex Lao, Esq.

Attorney - Of Counsel

Alex Lao, Esq.

Attorney - Of Counsel

Chicago-native Alex graduated from Northern Illinois University before moving to Florida and working as a prosecutor and lead trial attorney for the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office. At Lowman Law Firm, Alex represents injured individuals and is recognized by the Florida Bar as being board certified in civil trial law.

Matthew Donaldson

Attorney

Matthew Donaldson

Attorney

A graduate of the University of South Florida and the University of Miami, Matthew has been representing plaintiffs in insurance disputes, disability matters, and personal injury cases in the Tampa Bay area since 1993. He joined the Lowman Law Firm in 2018 and practices in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, and social security disability.

John D. McBride, Esq., BCS

Attorney

John D. McBride, Esq., BCS

Attorney

John D. McBride, represents those who have suffered injuries in car accidents. John is a Board-Certified Civil Trial Attorney in Florida and is an AV Preeminent rated attorney – a peer award for the highest level of professional excellence – and is admitted to practice in all state courts throughout Florida as well as federal court for the Middle District of Florida.

Vincent Massaro, Esq.

Attorney

Vincent Massaro, Esq.

Attorney

Vincent Massaro, Esq. is an attorney with Lowman Law Firm. Born and raised in Pasco County, Florida, he earned both his bachelor’s degree and law degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2011.

What Our Clients Say About Lowman Law Firm’s Dade City Personal Injury Attorneys

They were always asking about my health and seeing if there was anything else I needed and it was not just a question to ask for the heck of it I really felt their sincerity. Through the process I got all the help I needed for my physical and mental health along with help on things outside the case that I would’ve had no idea where to start.

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Nathan Brooks

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I am very pleased with the outcome of my lawsuit and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a honest and hardworking team of lawyers. I really can't say enough positive things about them.

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I was able to get the treatment I needed by excellent doctors and also able to recover without having to worry about my case. They handle all the details for you and really know what they are doing. If you want the best, call Joe Lowman

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Automobile Accident Case

They are very knowledgeable and experienced in the field. From the first conversation, they correctly predicted what to anticipate in my case. Their expertise gave me confidence to continue with the firm, immediately after I talked with them.

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Brent and his team were never too busy to talk or meet with me or help me understand what was going on with my case. As well, talking to Brent was always such a pleasant experience; he is always nice, charismatic and caring, definitely a guy you want fighting on your side! Thank you Brent Lowman and Team!

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Automobile Accident Case

My experience with Lowman Law Firm was excellent. Joe Lowman and his staff are the best in the business. From day one they handled my auto accident extremely professionable and made sure my needs were taken care of immediately. I can’t thank them enough for all they have done for me.

Michael

Automobile Accident Case

I truly appreciate what Lowman Law Firm has done for me. I suffered debilitating injuries from an auto accident. Every time I spoke to LLF, I was both kindly reassured and given precise updates as to the progress of my claim. They worked hard for me. I am very pleased with the outcome of my case.Thank you every one at LLF! Especially Joe and Tiffany who held my hand through it all.

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Russ Waterson

Automobile Accident Case

Lowman law firm is amazing. I am very satisfied with everything they have done for me. After being in a car accident and having to have neck surgery, they made things a lot easier. I recommend them to everyone. I've dealt with other attorneys and they just look at you like a pay check, where Lowman's law firm actually cares. They respond and actually reach out to you and keep you updated. They definitely do what's best for their clients

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Injured in an Accident with a Commercial Truck? Contact Our Dade City Legal Team Today!

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