Kemp Law accident lawyer
  |  August 31, 2022
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Experienced Truck Accident Lawyers Serving Dunedin, Florida

“5 star treatment I highly recommend this law firm as they were very dedicated to getting the highest settlement possible in 7 months from the time of our accident. My mother who is 89 years young was very stressed out from this unfortunate turn of events. But with Stephine and Kelly’s compassion with phone calls to my mother to make sure she was getting the medical treatment to help speed up her recovery.”

-Tony Woznick, client review

Dunedin Truck Accident Lawyer

In Dunedin, large trucks are essential for providing our comforts and many modern conveniences, supplying materials to build homes and buildings, and ensuring that we are well-fed and nourished. But large trucks are also dangerous, and when defective vehicle parts or negligent drivers are involved, truck accidents can happen.

If you’ve been in a truck accident, our lawyers will support you by investigating your case, determining what happened and who should be held liable, as well as calculating the value of your claim. At the law office of the Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group, our Dunedin truck accident lawyers know how devastating truck accidents are, and we want to help.

Common Causes Of Truck Accidents

Truck accidents rarely just happen; instead, they are the result of negligence and error. Common causes of truck accidents include:

  • Driver negligence, such as speeding, driving while impaired or fatigued, aggressively driving, taking a turn too fast, and more;
  • Vehicle defects, such as defective tires, faulty brakes, and steering problems;
  • Cargo shifts and spills, often caused by cargo loading or securement errors;
  • Road defects, such as debris in road, poor road conditions, or animals in the road; and
  • Third-party driver negligence, such as a driver cutting off a large truck, engaging in “squeeze play,” and more.

Damages From Truck Accidents

Because of trucks’ sheer size, when a large truck collides with a smaller motor vehicle, the damages can be cataclysmic. The smaller vehicle may be completely totaled, leaving any occupants with severe or fatal injuries. Damages in a truck accident claim typically include:

  • Injuries that are disabling, painful, psychologically damaging, and disfiguring;
  • Large economic expenses in the form of medical bills, lost wages, property damage costs, home health care costs, and more;
  • Intangible, noneconomic losses, such as a diminished quality of life, the value of pain and suffering, the damage to a relationship as a result of severe injuries, etc.

If you have been severely injured and have suffered any or a combination of the damages listed above, our law firm can help.

Contact a Dunedin Truck Injury Attorney

Call us at 1-877-941-4878 or submit a contact form for a free consultation.

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Why Should I Hire Kemp, Ruge & Green?

It is very easy to describe what Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group does. Our mission statement says it all. We strive to “relentlessly pursue protecting our clients and improving our community through respect, communication and service.” Put more simply, we help people.

Everything we do is with that singular purpose in mind. If a client has been injured by someone else, we will do everything we can to make sure they get the best possible medical care at little or no expense to them. If a client is going through a divorce, we will vigorously work to help them get everything they need to put the pieces of their life back together and to make sure their rights are protected.

Our firm is unique; we are committed to our community and our clients with a level of legal expertise that is among the highest in the area. In fact, we were featured in Positively Tampa for our efforts.

Our attorneys are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a national group that provides a network for information exchange, local assistance and case referrals to top trial lawyers in America who have won large, complex cases. Fewer than 1% of attorneys nationwide earn this high distinction. We always provide legal representation in your best interests, maintaining open communication lines, and keeping you updated about your case every step of the way.

Regardless of where you live in the Tampa Bay region, including Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Hernando Counties, we look forward to helping you make the best of your situation. Many of our attorneys have been acclaimed as among the 1% of all attorneys in the country, and they’re right here in our area, ready to help you.

Common Questions About Truck Accidents in Dunedin, FL

  • Am I Entitled To A Rental Car While My Car Is Being Repaired?
  • Yes. However, the terms are dictated by the “at-fault” driver’s insurance company’s policy.
  • How Do I Know If My Car Is Considered Totaled?
  • If the car is deemed to cost more to repair than it’s fair market value, then it will be considered totaled.
  • What If I Am In An Accident With An Uninsured Driver?
  • You will need to use your insurance policy’s Uninsured Motorist coverage. Under this, your insurance company assumes the responsibility of the “at-fault” driver. The claim will be processed as if both parties have insurance coverage.

Living in Dunedin

Northern Pinellas County is home to lovely Dunedin, Florida. It is the fifth largest city in the county.

Downtown Dunedin boasts many locally owned stores, shops, and restaurants. The Pinellas Trail also runs through downtown and the trail offers miles of walking or biking.

Numerous beaches lie in Dunedin, with notable ones such as Honeymoon Island and Caladesi State Park, which is among the greatest beaches in the entire world.

Dunedin is also the spring training home for the Toronto Blue Jays.

Dunedin Local Services & Emergency Contact Information

In an emergency, always call 911.

After a motor vehicle crash:

Fire Department

Police/Sheriff Departments


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