When dealing with a large truck accident claim, there may be several insurance companies and multiple parties involved.
Denlea & Carton truck accident attorneys are ready to advocate for you through all these complexities.
Accidents involving large trucks often result in severe harm and often prove fatal. If you or a loved one have had the devastating experience of being in a big rig crash, an experienced lawyer can help you recover the compensation you deserve.
Thousands of large truck crashes happen every year in New York, despite the many federal and state regulations placed on commercial trucks. These accidents lead to a significant number of serious injuries for motorists in the state and more than 4,500 deaths per year in the U.S.
Our White Plains truck accident lawyers have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of trucking injury victims. We have trucking lawyers throughout the region and, if you are currently home-bound or in a hospital, can come and work with you in whatever location is convenient for you. Our services are free until your truck accident case is favorably resolved, either by trial or settlement.
Our truck injury lawyers are available and ready to help you. Working with an attorney near you can make a difference in your case. Not only are we experienced with the White Plains courts, we can visit with you in the hospital and at home, if that is best for you, and you are always welcome in our office. We work throughout the Westchester County area, including White Plains, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Ossining, Port Chester, and Yonkers, as well as the rest of Westchester County and the surrounding counties of Albany, Orange, Dutchess, Rockland, Putnam and Sullivan.
A range of factors can lead to an accident that involves a big rig. They include:
The majority of fatal large truck crashes involve more than one vehicle. Most occur in rural areas or on interstate highways. While collision with another motor vehicle is the most common type of crash that results in serious injury or fatality, other accident types include:
Occupants of other vehicles are more likely to be killed or injured in a large truck accident than the truck’s driver. It may be difficult to determine the extent of injuries in the immediate aftermath of the accident. If you or anyone else is injured in a truck accident, seek emergency medical treatment.
Common injuries from accidents that involve 18 wheelers, tractor-trailers, and semi-trucks include:
Even if you believe your injuries are not severe, you should be seen by a medical professional to assess your condition. Always continue treatment, including rehabilitation and physical therapy, until released by your doctor. Be sure to maintain all medical records.
There can be more than one person legally responsible for a truck accident. Navigating the multiple factors involved in a case can be difficult. Our experienced trucking accident lawyers can help make sense of the situation and provide experienced litigation services.
Common causes of trucking company liability include:
Accidents can also occur due to a manufacturing fault and legal liability can fall on manufacturing companies.
Even if you are partially-at-fault, you may be able to receive compensation for economic and non-economic damages, which may provide critical financial support in a time of crisis.
When dealing with a large truck accident claim, there may be several insurance companies and multiple parties involved. Our truck accident attorneys are ready to advocate for you through all these complexities.
While insurance and trucking companies may want to settle with you quickly and for as little as possible, working with a trucking lawyer before signing anything will ensure you get the recovery or settlement due to you.
Our Westchester County truck injury attorneys protect your interests and your recovery. You may be entitled to receive damages for:
Our truck crash attorneys stand up to trucking companies and insurers. We bring over 35 years of experience in winning compensation for truck injury victims and their families to your claim. You should never have to settle for less than your case is worth.