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Brandon Injury Attorney Seeks Compensation for Vehicle Accident Victims in Hillsborough County

Determined lawyer experienced with a wide range of crash scenarios, injuries and wrongful death

The Tampa Bay area is a great place to live, but because of its large population and constant activity, vehicle accidents occur far too often. If you or a loved one was injured in any type of vehicle accident, you can trust the determined personal injury lawyers at Faught & Faught, P.A. to fight for your rights. Whether you are filing a claim with your own insurance company or you need to hold a negligent third party accountable, our experienced attorneys are ready to provide highly professional representation focused on positive results. With more than 50 years of combined experience managing complex injury litigation, we have the knowledge and skill your case requires. We are committed to providing personalized care, so you can have peace of mind from the beginning of your case to its successful conclusion.

Trustworthy counsel for a wide variety of accidents in Hillsborough County

When you retain Faught & Faught for your personal injury case, you get a legal team with extensive experience in vehicle accidents, including:

  • Car crashes
  • Commercial truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Boat accidents
  • Cruise ship injuries
  • Pedestrian injuries

Hillsborough County doesn’t compare with Miami-Dade when it comes to the high rate of vehicle accidents, but our home county still has more than its fair share of mishaps, many of which cause catastrophic injury and wrongful death. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Hillsborough County recorded 228 traffic fatalities in 2016. The totals dropped to 178 in 2017 and 176 in 2018, but those numbers were still high enough to place the county within the top 20 in the nations for accident fatalities. (Miami-Dade, with 285 fatalities in 2017 and 293 in 2018, made the top 10.)

Common causes of vehicle accidents in Hillsborough County

Accidents are usually attributable to negligent conduct by people who are under duty to exercise reasonable care under the circumstances. Where vehicle operation is concerned, negligence can take the form of:

  • Distracted driving — Cellphone use is perhaps the worst form of distractive behavior drivers engage in. Other examples include eating and drinking, reaching for objects, personal grooming, rubbernecking, and carrying on agitated conversations with passengers.
  • Aggressive driving — The truth of the old adage that haste makes waste is evident when aggressive driving causes an accident. Speeding, reckless maneuvers, tailgating, sudden lane changes and failing to yield the right of way rank high on the list of accident causes.
  • Mechanical failure — A poorly designed or maintained vehicle is a hazard. In recent years, numerous tragedies have occurred due to failed brakes, tire blowouts, electronic gear shift failures and other mechanical defects.
  • Impaired operation — Drugs, alcohol, and sleeplessness are the major sources of impairment for drivers.
  • Bad weather — Driving rains, high winds and low visibility can make a vehicle unsafe to operate. Boat operators especially have to be cautious about going out in rough weather.

Whatever the cause of your vehicle accident, our attorneys are ready to fully investigate the situation and determine who was at fault. From there, we pursue your case with the utmost urgency to deliver the results you deserve.

Contact our Brandon, Florida law firm to discuss your vehicle accident

If you or a loved one has been injured in a vehicle accident, you may be entitled to full compensation for your monetary losses and your pain and suffering. The determined personal injury lawyers at Faught & Faught, P.A. in Brandon, FL are ready to fight for your rights. Call 813-681-4246 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

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  • Brandon Office
    206 Mason Street
    Brandon, Florida 33511
    Phone: 813-681-4246
    Fax: 813-653-9668