NYC Defense Lawyers

NYC Truck Accidents Lawyers


Truck accidents can change your life in an instant. One day, imagine that you are driving home from work and your vehicle is involved in a serious crash with a commercial truck. At first, there is the difficult time in the hospital as you recuperate from devastating injuries. Around the emergency room or your hospital bed, there could be talk of at least one defendant and an applicable insurance carrier, but you can’t be sure of the details.

 The fact of the matter is that now you are seriously hurt. It’s important to have your relatives take time to get all insurance information from the accident report and to refrain from giving statements to insurance companies. You want to ensure that you are in a position to seek legal advice before you make any decisions regarding your damaged vehicle and/or pursue a potential truck accident with injuries claim. Our NYC truck accident lawyers are here to help you when you are ready by offering a risk-free case evaluation.

How Can Our Trucking Lawyers Help

Our legal team provides comprehensive services to clients involved in truck accidents. Our NYC truck accident lawyers handle all aspects of the legal process, including:

  • Investigation: We conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident, gathering evidence such as police reports, witness statements, and accident reconstruction reports.
  • Legal Analysis: Our trucking accident attorneys analyze the details of the case to determine liability and identify all potentially responsible parties, including truck drivers, trucking companies, maintenance providers, and manufacturers.
  • Negotiation: We negotiate with insurance companies and opposing parties to reach a fair settlement that adequately compensates you for your injuries, damages, and losses.
  • Litigation: If a fair settlement cannot be reached, our truck accident lawyers in NYC are prepared to take your case to court and advocate for your rights before a judge and jury.

Types of New York Truck Accident Cases We Handle

Our firm handles a wide range of truck accident cases, including those involving:

  • Commercial Trucks: Accidents involving tractor-trailers, semitrucks, delivery trucks, and other commercial vehicles.
  • Construction Vehicles: Collisions with dump trucks, cement mixers, cranes, and other construction equipment.
  • Delivery Vehicles: Accidents involving FedEx, UPS, Amazon, and other delivery vehicles.
  • Bus Accidents: Collisions with tour buses, school buses, and public transportation vehicles.

Call (888)-646-0025 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation if you sustained injuries in a truck accident. Flexible payment options are available, and we provide our legal services in English, Spanish, and Russian. 

New York Truck Accident FAQ

  • What are the common causes of truck accidents in New York? Trucking accidents in NYC can occur due to various factors, including driver fatigue, speeding, distracted driving, improper loading, mechanical failures, and inclement weather conditions.
  • What should I do immediately after a truck accident? After a trucking accident, prioritize your safety and seek medical attention for any injuries. Contact the police to report the accident and gather essential information, such as the truck driver's name, license plate number, insurance details, and witness statements.
  • Who can be held liable for a truck accident in NYC? Depending on the circumstances of the accident, liability may fall on multiple parties, including the truck driver, trucking company, truck manufacturer, maintenance provider, and cargo loaders. An experienced attorney can help determine liability and pursue compensation from the responsible parties.
  • What damages can I recover in a trucking accident lawsuit? Victims of trucking accidents in NYC may be entitled to various damages, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, property damage, and future medical costs. An attorney can assess your case and help you pursue full and fair compensation for your losses.
  • How long do I have to file a lawsuit after a trucking accident in NYC? In New York, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury lawsuit, including those related to trucking accidents, is generally three years from the date of the accident. It's essential to consult with an attorney as soon as possible to ensure your legal rights are protected.
  • Will my case go to trial if I file a lawsuit for a trucking accident in NY? While many trucking accident cases are resolved through settlement negotiations, some may proceed to trial if a fair settlement cannot be reached. An experienced attorney will advocate for your rights and represent your interests in court if necessary.

How It Works

Personal injury lawyers are not all equally qualified to represent clients in potential truck accident claims. Your choice of a personal injury attorney will be very important to any recovery that you might make in this case. However, attorneys are ethically bound not to promise you or your spouse that you will win a jury verdict or a settlement for these truck accident injuries. This would go against every tenet of the legal Instead, attorneys specializing in personal injury must take a case on and do their best to establish your injury claim. You may recover something from the insurance companies covering the defendants, but you may not. There are no guarantees. When you are injured, you have the right under New York State law to seek damages for injuries, lost wages, pain and suffering, and future expenses. However, the burden of proof is on you, the plaintiff, in a personal injury matter. You or your attorney must show how the accident was the defendant’s fault due to his or her negligence or a reasonable failure to act in a way that would have prevented it.

We Can Help

We are experts in truck accidents and offer the right amount of civil trial experience to represent victims with serious injuries. We understand that this accident was not your fault, and you hope to find justice through the legal system. Please realize that hiring an attorney is not a way to get a quick settlement. We can sit down with you and discuss the facts of the case. We can investigate the details of the crash and collect all evidence related to your injuries.

It can take years to resolve this kind of claim, but you must file a lawsuit to protect your right to seek damages before the statute of limitations expires. By seeking a free consultation, you will not be obligated to hire any attorney. Take time to have your questions answered by a qualified attorney and understand your legal rights as a truck accident victim today! Don’t base this decision only on advertising or what you read online. Ask a prospective attorney how he or she is competent to handle your type of case.

Client Testimonials

Our Clients Rave About Their Results
  • They were always available quickly, to address my concerns. Having dealt with some law firms before, I really appreciated this.

    “Steven Raiser's law firm handled my case with excellence throughout the process. I had a SBA EIDL loan that got transferred to the Department of Treasury unexpectedly, and had a 30% penalty added to the amount due, and due very quickly, which was very stressful. After talking with Steven Raiser, and working with Harry Gill, who was absolutely brilliant in working with me and preparing the case, they were able to recall the case to the SBA. They were always available quickly, to address my concerns. Having dealt with some law firms before, I really appreciated this.
    Very grateful and appreciative to Steven Raiser and Harry Gill. Great work”

  • They Really Care

    “They treated me wonderfully and helped me out of a bind. I feel that this firm really cares.”

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    “Extremely professional and efficient lawyers.”

  • Top-Notch!

    “They go well above and beyond. Highly recommend.”

  • Integrity

    “Thomas Kenniff is a true definition of an attorney and a humanitarian.”

Why We're the Right Choice

  • Risk-Free Consultation

    We offer a risk-free evaluation of your case and are here to help you understand your legal options. We are available 24/7, day or night, to help you.

  • Top-Rated Team

    Recognized as the top attorneys in the USA.

  • Former Prosecutors
    Our founding partners are both former New York prosecutors who bring unique experience and insights to every case, especially when it comes to going to trial.

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