Brooklyn Truck Accident Lawyer

With over 32,000 occurring each year, Brooklyn accounts for 33% of all accidents in New York City. Challenging road designs, heavy traffic, and unpredictable driving behaviors make Brooklyn a hotspot for motor vehicle accidents. In fact, the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Coney Island Avenue is known as one of the most dangerous intersections in all of New York City. What can we say—things can get dicey here.

If you’re dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident in Brooklyn, you’ve come to the right place. The Law Offices of Eric Richman specializes in personal injury law and has over 20 years of experience representing truck accident victims, ensuring they receive the justice and compensation they deserve. Our litigation expertise and knowledge of New York’s traffic laws and regulations enable us to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Free Consultation

If you’ve been injured in a truck accident in Brooklyn, then you need expert legal representation. Please don’t wait. Contact The Law Offices of Eric Richman any time, 24/7, for a free consultation. Call us at (800) 801-9655.

Know Your Options

If you’ve experienced a truck accident in Brooklyn, you might be facing large corporations with deep pockets and a vested interest in their own bottom line. Level the playing field by enlisting The Law Offices of Eric Richman.

Our legal team has extensive knowledge of traffic laws and the trucking industry, and we know how to fight for your rights in court. Contact us day or night to discuss your case.

FAQs

This is not legal advice.
Since every case is unique, consider working with a lawyer to get advice on your specific situation.

  • What Should I Do Immediately after a Truck Accident?

    Ensure the safety of yourself and those around you first. Call 911. Seek medical attention even if you feel fine, as some injuries are not immediately apparent. Have a friend, family member, or nearby pedestrian help you gather evidence of the accident. Collect as much evidence as possible while at the scene. Then, Call a Brooklyn truck accident lawyer.

  • What Are Common Causes of Truck Accidents?

    Human error is the most common cause, along with violations of Federal Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations. Other common causes of truck accidents in Brooklyn include:

    • Speeding
    • Defective vehicle parts
    • Driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol
    • Tire blowouts
    • Poor road conditions
    • Overloading
    • Driver fatigue
    • Inadequate vehicle maintenance
    • Bad weather conditions
  • How Is Fault Determined in a Truck Accident?

    The fault will be determined after a comprehensive investigation. Driver logs, vehicle maintenance records, eyewitness accounts, telematics systems, and electronic records can all be used as evidence to determine fault in your case.

  • How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?

    Generally, New York law requires that a lawsuit be filed within three years of the accident date. However, this timeframe may vary based on specific circumstances. In fact, in some cases, your filing timeframe may be as little as several weeks. If you’re concerned about the statute of limitations in New York, contact us today.

  • Do I Need a Lawyer If the Insurance Company Offers a Settlement?

    Yes, consulting with a lawyer is critical to ensure a settlement offer that fairly compensates you for your damages and losses.

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Truck accident compensation

Do you need the best Brooklyn truck accident lawyer to fight for you? The Law Offices of Eric Richman can help you recover:

  • Future earnings potential
  • Punitive damages
  • Emotional distress
  • Pain and suffering
  • Other out-of-pocket expenses

Why Eric Richman, Esq. Is the Only Brooklyn Truck Accident Lawyer You Should Call

Eric Richman, Esq. is an expert personal injury lawyer who has dedicated his career to fighting for injured victims and their families. He has won millions of dollars for his clients and is one of the most well-known and respected personal injury attorneys in the New York City area.

Mr. Richman’s unwavering commitment to his clients is unique in the lawyer landscape. He is available 24/7, and he answers each and every phone call, so you can count on him to be there when you need it most.

Settlements In Brooklyn

The Law Offices of Eric Richman have secured millions of dollars worth of settlements for our clients, helping them get their financial lives back on track after suffering devastating injuries. Our recent truck accident settlements reflect our dedication to fighting for our clients until the best legal outcomes are reached. Here are a few recent cases that showcase our commitment to the Brooklyn area.

Eric Richman, Esq., Brooklyn Truck Accident Lawyer Recent Settlement Amounts

Eric Richman, Esq. is an expert lawyer with extensive experience handling truck accident cases in Brooklyn, ranging from moderate to high settlement amounts. We’ve listed recent settlements below for your consideration.

$750,000 in a pedestrian-truck accident

A pedestrian was struck by a truck reversing the wrong way down a one-way street, resulting in herniated and bulging discs. The client was forced to retire due to his injuries. Our firm secured $750,000 for his pain, suffering, and lost earnings.

$745,000 in a rear-end car accident

Our client, sitting in her vehicle, was struck from behind, necessitating neck surgery and leading to an incomplete recovery. We effectively demonstrated the defendant’s full liability, resulting in a $745,000 settlement.

$450,000 in a car and truck accident

Seated in the back of a car, our client sustained a severe arm injury and multiple fractures when the driver lost control. Following extensive mediation, we settled the case for $450,000.

What Our Clients Are Saying

At The Law Offices of Eric Richman, we take pride in our work and our record of being fiercely devoted legal advocates for personal injury victims throughout New York. Our clients’ testimonials are the best testament to our expertise and dedication to the community. Read more about what our clients have to say about our law firm below.

Eric handled a very difficult case for me, which we won. He was relentless, battled effectively and efficiently for me at all times, and constantly kept me in the loop. He also explained things to me in layman’s terms so I could understand what was going on each step of the way. HIGHLY recommend him.

Jason Stuken
New York, NY
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Contact The Law Offices of Eric Richman for a Free Consultation

Managing new injuries, medical bills, and personal and legal hardships after a truck accident can feel like an uphill battle. The Law Offices of Eric Richman can provide the legal expertise and support you need to recover and move forward.

Our law office can help investigate your accident, establish a strong case, and ensure you receive the best possible legal outcome. Further, we provide confidential home and hospital visits if you cannot travel due to severe illness or injury. Let us fight on your behalf so you can focus on your recovery.

The Law Offices of Eric Richman offers a free consultation. Call us at (800) 801-9655 to discuss your case with the best Brooklyn truck accident lawyer. We’re here to represent you during this challenging time.

Other Areas of Practice

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Locations We Serve

The Law Offices of Eric Richman is a New York City personal injury law firm located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Our experienced lawyers provide outstanding personal injury legal representation to individuals and families who suffered injuries in and around New York, including: