Truck/Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Causes of Truck Accidents

Accidents involving large trucks are not uncommon. Some are unavoidable, but a great many are due to driver negligence. Frequent causes of truck accidents include:

Who is Responsible?

In many instances, the truck driver may not be directly at fault when an accident occurs. Our accident attorneys can help you determine who is most responsible for the conditions that ultimately led to the crash. The responsible party may include:

Handling a claim in a truck crash case requires sophisticated investigation to maximize the value of the claim and to deliver a message to the truckers about safety on the highways. Too often, truckers drive for excessive hours at excessive speeds with reckless disregard for the rights of other travelers on the highway.

If you’ve been injured in a New York City car or truck accident, you can sue to recover the money you lost due to your injury. Besides your injuries, you should not have to suffer financial loss because of the negligence of a car or truck driver. Car and truck accidents can happen in a variety of ways. Whether it’s a car and truck colliding together, or a pedestrian, bicyclist or motorcyclist being hit by a car or truck, serious accidents occur every day. It’s happening all over New York City.

Compensation

Determining the compensation owed to a plaintiff in a New York car or truck accident case can vary widely, which is why you need an experienced New York City personal injury attorney. Damages from lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and loss of quality of life are taken into account during a car or truck accident injury case, as well as the severity of the injury.

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If you or a member of your family has suffered a car or truck accident in the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Rockland, Westchester, Long Island, Nassau County or Suffolk County you need an experienced New York City personal injury lawyer.