Truck Accident Lawyer
For more than 45 years, our New York truck accident attorneys have helped hundreds of injury victims and their families obtain millions of dollars in compensation.
From sanitation trucks to 18-wheelers, the mix of vehicles on New York roadways presents a constant challenge for motorists and pedestrians. Truck accidents can potentially cause severe and life-altering injuries due to the large size and weight disparity between trucks and other vehicles.
If you or your loved one has been involved in a truck accident in New York, Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law for a free and confidential consultation.
Benefits of Hiring a Truck Accident Attorney
Hiring a truck accident lawyer can provide several benefits in the aftermath of a truck accident. Here are some key advantages:
- Legal Expertise: Truck accident cases involve complex laws and regulations specific to the trucking industry. A specialized truck accident lawyer has in-depth knowledge of these laws and can navigate the legal system effectively on your behalf. They understand the nuances of trucking regulations, liability issues, and insurance matters, allowing them to build a strong case.
- Investigation and Evidence Gathering: A truck accident lawyer will conduct a thorough investigation of the accident, including gathering evidence such as accident reports, driver logs, black box data, witness statements, and any other relevant information. This investigation is crucial in determining liability and proving negligence, which is essential for a successful claim.
- Determining Liability: Truck accidents often involve multiple parties, including the truck driver, the trucking company, vehicle manufacturers, and even government entities in some cases. Identifying the responsible parties can be challenging, but an experienced truck accident lawyer will assess the evidence, identify liability, and hold the appropriate parties accountable.
- Maximizing Compensation: Truck accidents cause severe injuries, property damage, and financial losses. A skilled lawyer will work diligently to calculate the full extent of your damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and future rehabilitation costs. They will negotiate with insurance companies or litigate in court to seek fair compensation on your behalf.
- Dealing with Insurance Companies: Insurance companies representing trucking companies are known for employing tactics to minimize payouts. They may pressure you to accept a low settlement offer or use your statements against you. Having a truck accident lawyer by your side ensures that your rights are protected and that you have someone experienced in negotiating with insurance companies.
- Legal Representation and Advocacy: If your case proceeds to trial, a truck accident lawyer will provide solid legal representation and act as your advocate in court. They will present your case persuasively, cross-examine witnesses, and handle all legal proceedings on your behalf, maximizing your chances of obtaining a favorable outcome.
- Peace of Mind: Dealing with the aftermath of a truck accident can be overwhelming and stressful. Hiring a truck accident lawyer can alleviate some of that burden. They will handle the legal complexities of your case, allowing you to focus on your recovery and well-being.
An 18-wheeler accident or collision with a moving van, delivery truck, sanitation truck, or other massive vehicles can be horrific for those in an ordinary car or passenger truck. Proving liability and pursuing just compensation can be difficult due to aggressive defense tactics on the part of trucking companies and their insurers.
Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law is a trial-winning personal injury firm conveniently located in the heart of Washington Heights. We are up to the challenges of litigating truck accident injury cases. We successfully litigate cases by effectively presenting medical and economic testimony that proves the total impact of serious injuries on our clients’ everyday lives.
We Stand Up And Work Hard To Earn Justice For The Injured
Our lawyers and staff will immediately prioritize your needs and your well-being after a trucking accident. We have helped people throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, as well as Nassau and Suffolk Counties after they suffered injuries. Whether your accident was caused by a reckless truck driver, improper truck maintenance, or something else, we will get to the bottom of it and pursue justice. We will take legal action against a large trucking company or the City of New York without hesitation.
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Contact Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law to request a free consultation.(212) 568-4245