Truck Accident Attorney in New York City
Representing NYC and Surrounding Areas
If you’ve been involved in a truck accident in New York City and find yourself grappling with the physical and emotional aftermath, you may qualify for the support of our experienced legal team. At the Law Offices of Eric Richman, Esq., we understand the challenges that come with truck accidents, and we’re here to offer compassionate legal representation.
Contact our law firm for a free initial consultation. We also offer home or hospital visits if you cannot travel.
Other Areas of Practice
Our team is experienced in various personal injury cases, including motorcycle, pedestrian, and bicycle accidents, and more. We provide legal advice regarding several different practice areas.
Truck Accident Settlements
Truck accidents can lead to substantial physical and financial challenges. Our experienced truck accident attorney in New York City is dedicated to ensuring these accidents don’t also become financial crises.
After being struck by a motor vehicle while crossing the street, a client was hospitalized for several months with multiple fractures, head injuries, and surgeries. An expert in accident reconstruction analysis proved that the accident was the driver’s fault, and he won $1,100,000.
A pedestrian was struck by a truck reversing the wrong way down a one-way street. The client suffered from herniated and bulging discs and was forced to retire due to his injuries. For his pain and lost earnings, The Law Offices of Eric Richman won a recovery of $750,000.
A client was sitting in her vehicle when it was struck from behind. She had to have surgery on her neck and never fully recovered. We were able to prove to the court that this accident was entirely the defendant’s fault.
What if I am partially at fault for my truck accident?
If you share some liability for the accident, there might still be an opportunity to seek compensation. Truck accidents often involve multiple parties, and faults can be distributed among them. Even if you need clarification about your eligibility for compensation, it’s advisable to consult with a professional.
How do I know if I have a valid truck accident injury case?
Start by ensuring your safety and seeking medical attention if necessary. Document the accident scene, collect witness information, and take photos if possible. Reach out to our legal team promptly to discuss your case.
How can a truck accident attorney assist me?
Our truck accident attorney in New York City can help you understand your legal rights, negotiate with insurance companies, and pursue the compensation you rightfully deserve for your injuries and losses.
What is the statute of limitations for truck accidents in New York?
According to Civil Practice Law & Rules of New York, Section 214, if you’ve been in a truck accident and wish to pursue personal injury damages in court, you must file a lawsuit within three years from the accident date.
However, if your claim involves a government entity, there’s a 3-month deadline starting from the day of the accident to file a Notice of Claim.
This is not legal advice. Every case is unique, so please work with a lawyer to get advice on your specific situation.
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Working with Eric has been amazing. He is always incredibly responsive. He’s also kind, thoughtful and walks you through the process. I highly recommend his services to family, friends, and anyone who is in need of good counsel. Eric and his team are highly effective and get the job done. You will not regret working with him. I cannot recommend his services enough! I am very pleased with my experience.