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Due to their enormous weight and size, trucks cause serious, and often fatal, accidents on our roads when colliding at high speeds with normal-sized vehicles. If you have been injured in a truck or tractor-trailer accident, Todd Miner Law®️ can help you determine who should be held responsible for your injuries. Once we establish liability, we can help you file a personal injury claim against the responsible truck driver or trucking company.

Over the years, our firm has successfully recovered millions of dollars in compensation. Attorney Todd Miner is a seasoned truck accident lawyer in Orlando who underwent intensive trial training. His experience in working with America’s biggest insurance company allows him to provide well-versed representation to injured individuals. His experience on the other side of the courtroom could make all the difference to your personal injury case in Orlando.

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Todd Miner LawExcellentTodd Miner Law4.9 Based on 721 reviews fromSee all reviews review us onMaria philogeneMaria philogene ★★★★★ margaret morganmargaret morgan ★★★★★ I had the good fortune of working with paralegal Bobbi Saindon and attorney Brandon Bornstein following a car accident I was in last October. It was my first experience hiring a law firm to assist me, but found it necessary after I had difficulty getting the help I needed. It is traumatic enough being involved in an accident, particularly when it is no fault of your own. The professionals at Todd Miner Law helped me navigate the process to get the care I needed. I would recommend this law firm and their professionals to anyone in a similar situation. Thank you, Todd Miner Law office, for your exceptional promptness, professionalism and kindness through this process.Response from the ownerThank you so much for your very kind review Margaret. Bobbi and Brandon are an amazing team and always work very hard for their clients to make sure they obtain the very best outcome. We wish you the best!- Todd Miner Woodie FriesonWoodie Frieson ★★★★★ Laurie Jay is the greatest paralegal this best experience with a lawyer.Response from the ownerThank you so much for taking the time to share your experience Woodie. Laurie really enjoys helping people and works very hard to do so. We wish you the very best!- Todd Miner 0dollarsdown0dollarsdown ★★★★★ Camilla was amazing and really helped me so much while getting through this and the process. She was very fast to respond and very kind and understanding and answered every question I asked. I cannot thank her enough and if I or my family is ever in need of their services I will be recommending them!!!! Thank you so much Camilla and Todd Miner Law!!!!!Response from the ownerI agree! Camila IS amazing. Our clients love her! Thank you for sharing your great experience and for trusting us with your case. - Todd Miner Wil MWil M ★★★★★ Mark and Stephanie were great to work with.Response from the ownerThank you for sharing!- Todd Roseann LangRoseann Lang ★★★★★ Although it was a long road to get what was needed done mark aherm got it all to fit with every one happy thank you so much for your expert service. On the road to recovery one step at a time.Response from the ownerEvery case is different. Some fights take longer than others and require more patience to obtain the maximum benefit. Thank you Roseann for your patience and for trusting Mark and our team!- Todd Gerald HarrisGerald Harris ★★★★★ I had the best representation from this law firm. My attorney got the job done and I’m very appreciative of the job she did. Thank you AgainResponse from the ownerIt was our pleasure Gerald. You could have hired another firm and been just a number. Instead you chose us. Thank you!- Todd Ajay SchweigerAjay Schweiger ★★★★★ Aaron and Stephanie were very easy to work with. They were straight forward and got quick results.Response from the ownerWe believe a straightforward and honest approach is best. Thank you for choosing our firm over all others to handle your case.- Todd wendy Warrenwendy Warren ★★★★★ It has been a pleasure working with Laurie Jay. She’s was very helpful dealing with my case. When I need help with questions she’s on it.Thank you Todd Miner LawResponse from the ownerThank you so much Wendy. I am so happy to hear you had a great experience with Laurie and our firm. We pride ourselves on keeping our clients informed and up-to-date. Laurie does a fantastic job. - Todd Donna GrahamDonna Graham ★★★★★ Brandon Bornstein and his paralegal, Bobbi Saindon were both very supportive, caring and easy to talk to. They saw me through the entire process and I appreciated their prompt responses to my calls and many questions. I will recommend them to anyone I know seeking legal representation,Response from the ownerThank you Donna for your kind words about Brandon and Bobbi! We appreciate you and wish you the best!- Todd Jean VolanteJean Volante ★★★★★ Very pleased. I had some questions… received answers right away as well as a call from Todd….and he was on vacation. I’m appreciative of businesses that care… so had to write a reviewResponse from the ownerThank you so much Jean for your review! We are always happy to help people no matter where we are! - Todd Chris SamecChris Samec ★★★★★ Mark Ahrens and Stephanie never gave up on my case even after many roadblocks set up by those we were suing. (The first law firm I used did nothing and gave up on me). I appreciated Mark's expertise as he walks me through step by step and never gave up. Mark and Stephanie were very understanding and kind. I was greatly blessed with the results. Yes, I highly recommend Mark Ahrens..Response from the ownerChris - Thank you for your positive words about Mark and Stephanie. They always do an amazing job for our clients. We really appreciate you taking the time to acknowledge them!- Todd Robin RountreeRobin Rountree ★★★★★ So I've never had to use a law firm after a vehicle accident before (and I hope I won't ever need to again because wrecks are NO fun). However, Camila Acero was an ACE in keeping me informed throughout the process and answering my many questions. Todd Miner's firm came highly recommended by another attorney I deeply respect, and I'm glad I chose this firm.If you are on the fence about whether or not to call an attorney (as I was), call! I had many questions and Todd fairly answered all of them, and it was never a hard sell.Response from the ownerRobin - Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about Camila. She takes pride in always being there for her clients and we are lucky to have her. We are so happy you were pleased with her service!- Todd Shelby CecchiniShelby Cecchini ★★★★★ Todd Minor Law, and Trent in particular, have been a god sent! I was scared and hurt and didn't know what to do. But they were so good at walking me through the process and reassuring me that things would be ok, and they were! The team was very good at responding to my calls and emails when I had questions and explaining things, so I knew what was going on at the different stages. I'm very happy with how things turned out.Response from the ownerShelby - Thank you for taking the the time to write these kind words about Trent. He is an excellent attorney and takes very good care of his clients. We wish you the very best!- Todd Samerjai JitareeSamerjai Jitaree ★★★★★ Today is the day my case settled from auto accident. It was a relief. Since day one that Trenton Swan and Collette Cook takes care of my case. Ms. Cook always have been consistent to answered my questions as needed. Keep follow up with me for negotiation. Highly recommend Todd Minor law. Thank you again.Response from the ownerSamerjai - thank you so much for your very kind review of Trent and Collette. They are a great team and always pride themselves in taking great care of their clients. Thank you! Aly SantiagoAly Santiago ★★★★★ I am super satisfied. They are very attentive and answer all the questions I may have. They work in my case fast. Couldn't ask for a better attorney.Response from the ownerAly - Thank you so much for your kind words! We are so happy you were pleased with the outcome of your case!- Todd chris woffordchris wofford ★★★★★ Todd Miner Law is most definitely and by far, one of the most effective Personal Injury Firms in the State of Florida! Their professionalism , intelligence, understanding of The Law itself and in the development of strategies to Win and Win Big ! Was demonstrated by my Attorney Trent Swan! ( and his legal support team of Chris and Taylor) Attorney Swan was extremely proactive and committed to the process of making sure that I was compensated at the highest level for my injuries and pain & suffering ! With Attorneys such as Trent Swan and his team working at The Todd Miner Law firm, you can't lose! I very highly recommend this Law firm if you are injured and in need of the best Attorneys in the Srate of Florida Todd Miner Law is a must call!!!Response from the ownerChris, we loved representing you! And you had a great team working on your case! We always appreciate the kind words from our clients and the trust they place in us. Thank you so much for choosing us. Keep in touch!- Todd Richard JohnsRichard Johns ★★★★★ Excellent companyResponse from the ownerRichard - Thank you so much for your trust in our firm. We appreciate your kind words!- Todd Amber ClinganAmber Clingan ★★★★★ I had a great experience with Todd Miner, Laurie Jay, and the rest of the staff! The service was excellent and I couldn't be happier with the service.Response from the ownerAmber - Thank you so much for your positive feedback about Laurie Jay. Laurie really enjoys helping people and cares about our clients. Thank you for trusting Todd Miner Law to handle your case. Please let us know if you ever need anything at all.- Todd Sheema LaguerreSheema Laguerre ★★★★★ Working with Todd Miner Law has been a seamless process, even though I wish I didn’t have to use their services I am glad that I did. Every step of the way I was always aware of what I needed to do, which steps to take, who to contact, and how everything was moving. My lawyer Trenton Swan and his paralegal Collette Cook were the best team, and I would highly recommend them if you are ever in a bad situation and need assistance, they will definitely take care of you. Greatly appreciate the timely turnaround with my case and their thoroughness through the entire process.Response from the ownerSheema - Thank you so much for your review! Trent and Collette are a great team and work very hard for their clients. We are so happy that you had a positive experience and that you put your trust in us. Thank you again!-Todd Laurent G.Laurent G. ★★★★★ Excellent representation and results.Response from the ownerLaurent - thank you for your positive review! We strive to make sure our clients are happy. We appreciate it!- Todd Wanda WelterWanda Welter ★★★★★ Bobbi and Brandon were extremely friendly, helpful and had my best interest in mind while handling my case. I would recommend Todd Miner Law to anyone in need of their services.Response from the ownerWanda - thank you so much for taking the time to write your review! Bobbi and Brandon are very professional and really enjoy helping their clients. We wish you the best!- Todd Jason FJason F ★★★★★ Todd Miner delivered the goods.Response from the ownerJason - thank you for your review! We are you happy you were satisfied with your experience and appreciate the kind words. - Todd Brian CopelandBrian Copeland ★★★★★ I want to thank Mark Ahrens for handing my case....he did an outstanding job on my case...he was polite...professional and really gave me a sense of comfort doing what he does best!!Thank u Mark for your hard work and expertise!!Response from the ownerBrian - Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience. Mark is an excellent attorney and really cares about our clients. Thank you for trusting Todd Miner Law to handle your case. We wish you the very best.- Todd Chris AdamsChris Adams ★★★★★ Todd Miner Law and his professional staff (especially Collette C.) guided and educated me through a confusing time while I was in and out of the hospital and they effectively reached a fair settlement. I highly recommend their services and I am very grateful for their support and constant contact.Response from the ownerThank you Chris. Your positive remarks are greatly appreciated! Thank you for recommending our firm to others. We truly do strive to provide our clients with the best possible experience and outcome. We wish you the best!- Todd Peter BrethauerPeter Brethauer ★★★★★ Todd Miner provided us with excellent advice and direction for dealing with our insurance company claim. We achieved a much better outcome because of his services.Response from the ownerThank you Peter. I’m glad I was able to assist you and your wife with your insurance matter. Good luck!- Todd Monique SerranoMonique Serrano ★★★★★ Mark Ahrens and Dinora kept me well informed every step of the way. They were both quick to respond when I had questions or concerns. I am very grateful I chose Todd Miner Law. They gave great advice, stayed on top of things, explained everything very clearly to me, and even dealt with me when I got emotional. Thank you guys for everything!! Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!Response from the ownerMonique - Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience and kind words about Mark and Dinora. They are both very experienced professionals and truly do care about our clients. I am so glad you chose Todd Miner Law to handle your case. Please stay in touch. - Todd Et ETEt ET ★★★★★ I worked with Mark Ahrens who's a lawyer at Todd Miner's law office. I really appreciate that he does truly care about his clients. This is not a typical big box law office, where they promise you big things and throw you aside. I always had great communication with Mark. I'm thankful for all his help and services. If I had to recommend one thing is to call him sooner at the time of the accident, as the at fault driver's insurance lied about Florida law. Thanks Mark for all your hard work and God Bless.Response from the ownerThank you for sharing this. Mark has been with our firm for several years. I am glad you got to experience firsthand how we are different from other injury firms. I wish you the best. - Todd Brion “K” AlimuddinBrion “K” Alimuddin ★★★★★ I recently turned to Todd Miner Law for advice regarding a notice of service of process and was thoroughly impressed by the level of service received. Mr. Miner took the time to provide detailed information on how to proceed with our case. He expertly explained the potential steps and outcomes in such situations, offering clear, comprehensive guidance. The depth of knowledge and commitment to genuinely assisting clients was evident in every interaction. For anyone in need of legal advice, I highly recommend Todd Miner Law. Their professionalism and expertise are truly commendable. A well-deserved 5-star review!Response from the ownerBrion, I am so happy I was able to help you by providing information and guidance in a manner that was clear and easy to understand. I wish you and your family the very best. Thank you for your positive comments and review. -Todd Travis AlimuddinTravis Alimuddin ★★★★★ Took his time to explain to me the process of a lawsuit against me when no other lawyer in Orlando would not have.Response from the ownerTravis, it was clear that everyone you had spoken to prior to calling me was not doing a very good job explaining things to you, or simply did not want to take the time. But after a relatively short telephone call with me, you now have a clear understanding of your situation and how to proceed forward. Thank you for sharing our positive encounter with others. - Todd C M ThomasC M Thomas ★★★★★ Laurie Jay was the attorney that managed my case and she did an amazing job of getting me the compensation that matched the injuries I incurred. I can't say enough about Laurie for going above and beyond on my behalf.Thank you Laurie JayResponse from the ownerThank you so much for taking the time to share your positive experience. Laurie is great! I’m sure your review will make her day! - Todd Aniya ForteAniya Forte ★★★★★ They made the experience easy and took care of everythingResponse from the ownerAniya - We tell all of our clients to let us take care of everything so they can focus on their medical care. I’m glad we made your experience easy. Thank you for sharing your experience! - Todd Boom boomBoom boom ★★★★★ Response from the ownerThank you! jocelynjocelyn ★★★★★ Had a bumpy start with my case but as soon as it got in Bobbi Saindons hands everything came together! I can’t recommend her enough. She’s kept me in the loop of things and got back to me super fast with any questions I had! She’s just great!!Response from the ownerThank you for your patience Jocelyn! We very much appreciate it! - Todd Andrea JettAndrea Jett ★★★★★ After our parked car was hit by a drunk driver, we had no idea what our next actions needed to be, so we called Todd Miner for a consult and he took so much of his time to walk us through all the scenarios and what we could do to be more assertive with trying to recoup our losses. It was a relief to feel some control of the situation again.Response from the ownerThank you for contacting me with this matter. I’m so glad I was able to provide you with some assistance. - Todd RandomjificationRandomjification ★★★★★ He really takes the time to give you all the details and point in all the right directions. Knows his stuff. Thank you for your time!Response from the ownerIt is so important for my clients to have all of the information necessary to make intelligent decisions in their cases. Not a day goes by that I don’t use my experience as a former insurance company attorney to helpmy clients. As I say in my ads, “Everything I learned on their side, I’ll bring to your side”. - Todd keno gallowaykeno galloway ★★★★★ My experience with Todd Miner Law office was very satisfying, communication with me was on point. I will highly recommend themResponse from the ownerThank you Keno! Communication is so important. I’m so glad we met your expectations. Thank you for sharing. - Todd Mike TurleyMike Turley ★★★★★ My wife's case was difficult.Mark handled it expertly.Mark and Dinora were awesome!!Response from the ownerMike, as you know, Mark and Dinora are a great team at our firm. Insurance companies will often try to bully people or delay things. They are hoping to wear you and your attorney down. Unfortunately, this works with many attorneys and law firms, and the insurance companies know which ones. Fortunately you chose us. I built our firm with former insurance company defense attorneys and professionals. We know their playbook. Thank you for trusting Todd Miner Law. - Todd Dee ColonDee Colon ★★★★★ Brandon and Bobbi from Todd Miner Law were great!Bobbi S. took the time to explain everything to mestep by step and always return my calls and emails.very professional! Answered all my question.I recommend this Law firm!!Response from the ownerDee, thank you for sharing your positive experience. As many know, I built our firm by hiring experienced former insurance company attorneys and professionals. This includes Brandon and Bobbi. They are both experts. I am so proud of them for the great job they did on your case. We wish you the very best!- Todd Maria StewartMaria Stewart ★★★★★ Ms. Saindon and her team showed their Team support of me during their presentation of my accident case, more than one time, to the auto insurance- regarding the case settlement. She shared with me all the steps which can be taken regarding the best outcome of my case financial settlement. Very warm and calming verbal presentation. It was Ms. Saindon who kept contacting me, and I thank her for doing so. Every phone call, text, or e-mail were so professionally presented, and as a client, I became more compliant with her gentle eagerness to assist me.Thank you Bobbie Saindon.Response from the ownerThank you for sharing your positive experience and kind words, especially about Bobbi. Bobbi is not only very knowledgeable and experienced, she is an excellent communicator. I am so proud to have her on our team. I greatly appreciate the trust you put in Todd Miner Law to handle your very important case. I wish you the very best Maria!- Todd Catherine McGlinchyCatherine McGlinchy ★★★★★ I reached out to Mark Ahrens, Esq., who came highly recommended, at a time when I was injured and overwhelmed after a truck totaled my SUV. Mark responded to me with empathy and understanding of my situation. His medical background and clear knowledge of the Florida legal system healped put me more at ease. Mark communicated clear next steps to me and got to work advocating for me immediately. Mark Ahrens, Esq., and Stephanie Velez-Raghunandan, Pre-Suit Paralegal, have worked diligently to communicate with me throughout this process while I have undergone medical treatment. My case is now closed, my medical treatments have been covered, and I am grateful to Mark and Stephanie both for their incredible, hard work. Thank you.Response from the ownerThank you Catherine for taking the time to share this. Being involved in an accident can be very stressful, as you unfortunately learned firsthand. Having an injury law firm that is not only very experienced, but also empathetic and good at communicating, can make the process a much better experience. I am so happy you chose Todd Miner Law and that we met and perhaps exceeded your expectations. - Todd DHDH ★★★★★ Collette and Trent did an amazing job on my case!Response from the ownerYes they did! Thank you for sharing!- Todd Sylvie Lariviere-TraubSylvie Lariviere-Traub ★★★★★ I have been working with Todd Miner Law for the past year. The service is excellent and the follow-up calls are done regularly. I worked with Ms. Collette Cook and she has been very helpful, provided me with an outstanding service experience. She follows-up regularly and when you call, they return your phone call withing 24 hour.Thank you for your excellence. I will recommend you to anyone who might needs your service. I am grateful I was referred to you. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.Response from the ownerAs the owner of this wonderful firm, I get a tremendous amount of joy from reading positive comments like this about my staff. Collette is great! Thank you so much Sylvie for choosing Todd Miner Law to handle your accident case. And thank you for recommending us to others in need. It truly means a lot to me. - Todd jonathan perezjonathan perez ★★★★★ Super bueno Gracias por todoResponse from the ownerGracias Jonathan! - Todd Loco ItalyLoco Italy ★★★★★ It‘s really nice having someone have your back like these guys !!! They made me feel super comfortable from the very start and handled my case like I was family . Definitely will recommend to others when in need .Response from the ownerWe definitely believe that our job involves more than just getting great results for our clients. We also want to make the process as stress-free as possible. Thank you for sharing your positive experience!- Todd Adrianna DavisAdrianna Davis ★★★★★ The team at Todd Miner Law office is amazing. I had the privilege of having Mark Ahrens and Stephanie Velez work on my case and they are fantastic. Throughout the process, they kept me updated and informed. Whatever cares or concerns I had were addressed promptly and they made sure to check on me throughout my treatment. I would recommend this team to others. Though we met under unfortunate circumstances, I'm glad they were the ones chosen to stand up for me.Response from the ownerAdrianna - Your car took a hard hit from the rear. Thank you for choosing us to fight your injury claim against a big insurance company. We truly appreciate your trust. - Todd angelalaurieroangelalauriero ★★★★★ Bobbi at Todd Miner Law did a great job on my case. Got to the point, made an offer and all was finalized quickly and efficiently. Thanks so much for your professionalism. Always communicates by phone and email regarding and questions or concerns about your case. I appreciate all you did for me....Response from the ownerThank you for sharing your positive experience. Bobbi is one of our many experienced former insurance company professionals. In fact, Bobbi and I worked for the same big insurance company. She is a true Pro! It means a lot to us that you trusted Todd Miner Law with your injury case.- Todd js_loader

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    Frequently Asked Truck Accident Lawyer Questions

    Every day, thousands of commercial vehicles transport goods into, out of, and across the state. Right now, as a result of “panic buying” there are more trucks than ever on the roads in an attempt to restock grocery stores across the nation.

    Because of the dangers these vehicles present, truck drivers are expected to abide by numerous state and federal trucking laws—including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR)[1].

    Federal trucking regulations address a number of safety concerns, including:

    • Licensing requirements for drivers
    • Special training requirements for drivers
    • Alcohol and controlled substances use
    • Rest breaks and hours of service limitations
    • Truck size, weight, and route limitations
    • Rules for loading and securing cargo

    When you hire an Orlando truck accident lawyer from Todd Miner Law®️, we will work to determine if the truck driver who caused your accident, or the trucking company that employs them, violated any of these laws or regulations. If this is the case, we will fight to hold them accountable.

    It is extremely important for trailers to be properly loaded in order to avoid an accident. Every year, hundreds of truck accidents result when cargo is not properly loaded or is overloaded. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulates the proper way to secure loads, but unfortunately, many drivers and truck companies ignore these rules in an effort to move more cargo faster.

    Improperly loaded or secured cargo can cause balance issues within the trailer, which can cause the trailer to swerve dangerously while the truck is in motion. Imbalance in the trailer can also cause braking issues when the truck is traveling uphill or downhill. Imbalanced trailers are more likely to tip over or jackknife, causing serious injury or death to nearby drivers.

    An overloaded truck can be just as deadly. Too much weight can also cause braking issues, as the truck will require a longer distance to slow down with a heavier load. Overloaded trailers can also place significant strain on axels and tires, which may break beneath the trailer’s weight. Tire blowouts are often caused by trailers that are carrying too much weight.

    Due to their massive weight and size (up to 80,000 pounds), trucks can cause devastating accidents that most often end up seriously harming or killing other drivers. Properly secured cargo is one of the most important aspects of truck safety and is an essential part of preventing accidents.

    Every truck driver must be well qualified to safely operate a commercial truck, which is much larger than any other vehicle they might have driven before. If a trucker is not experienced with driving a big rig, then an employer should take ample steps to ensure that the truck driver is given appropriate amounts of on-the-job training. When a trucking company fails to take basic steps to only hire competent truck drivers – or there are no job training opportunities to drivers new to the industry – any misconduct or accident caused by an inexperienced driver can put the liability on that company.

    A trucking company can be found professionally negligent if they hire drivers who do not have:

    • Valid commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs)
    • Clean driving records
    • Reliable eyesight – as in they have undiagnosed vision problems
    • Clear hours of service violation records

    Trucking companies should also plan on conducting criminal background checks on all new hires to look for any charges or convictions related to driving, such as speeding citations or DUI convictions. Regular drug and alcohol testing should also be conducted by an employer and at random to catch any intoxicated drivers before they can hit the road and possibly hit another driver.

    According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the average cost of a non-fatal trucking accident[2] is more than $195,200. When an accident results in a fatality, this figure jumps to $3.6 million[3]. At Todd Miner Law®️, we know that no amount of money can make up for the losses you have experienced as a result of your accident; however, you shouldn’t have to suffer the consequences of someone else’s negligence.

    By filing a personal injury claim, you can seek compensation for:

    • Past and future wage loss
    • Diminished earning capacity
    • Past and future medical expenses
    • Pain and suffering / mental anguish
    • Diminished or lost quality of life

    In the face of mounting medical bills and time spent away from work, it may be tempting to accept the first settlement offer you receive. However, you could be selling yourself short. To ensure your rights and best interests are protected throughout this process, it is highly recommended that you work with an Orlando truck accident attorney from Todd Miner Law®️. Our team is ready to fight for the level of compensation you deserve.

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) imposes hours-of-service (HOS) regulations on all truck drivers. Typically, these regulations restrict the number of hours a truck driver may drive to no more than 11 hours in a 14-hour period after 10 consecutive hours off duty for cargo-carrying drivers and no more than 10 hours in a 15-hour period after 8 hours off duty for passenger-carrying drivers.

    Federal HOS regulations also dictate how many hours truck drivers must remain off duty, the number and duration of rest breaks they must take, and how much time they must spend in sleeper berths. These regulations are ostensibly intended to reduce the number of tired and fatigued truck drivers on the road, thereby reducing the number of fatigued driving-related accidents.

    However, in March 2020, the FMCSA issued an Emergency Declaration, which it later expanded on March 19, to provide temporary relief from strict compliance to HOS regulations for truck drivers carrying critical items and passengers in direct connection with the novel coronavirus pandemic.

    The temporary HOS regulation suspension applies to truck drivers transporting:

    • Medical equipment and supplies needed for COVID-19 testing, diagnosis, treatment, etc.
    • Fuel
    • Raw materials needed for the manufacturing of certain items needed in connection with COVID-19
    • Virus prevention materials, such as personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Items needed for emergency re-stocking of grocery stores and other outlets, including food, paper products, etc.
    • Personnel and equipment needed in connection with creation/management of temporary housing, quarantine, etc.
    • Medical professionals and other persons designated by appropriate authorities as necessary personnel or medical professionals needed to provide medical/emergency services

    The relaxation of federal HOS rules means that truck drivers transporting the above goods, materials, and persons are permitted to drive longer hours in order to provide relief to areas hit by COVID-19.

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    • Client-Focused Approach We handle the legal aspects of your case so you can focus on what’s most important – your recovery.
    • Experience on your sideAttorney Todd Miner has over 31 years of experience fighting on both sides. Our firm is made up of former insurance company lawyers. Everything we learned from their side, we bring to yours.
    • Millions in Recoveries Our legal team has extensive trial experience and a proven track record of success.
    • Community-Focused Todd Miner is a trusted advocate for residents in Orlando & the surrounding areas of Central Florida.
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