Collisions involving 18-wheelers, semi-trucks, and other commercial trucking vehicles can be particularly devastating for other motorists because of the sheer size and power of these commercial vehicles. In a collision, mass almost always wins. When a truck hits a car, the injury-producing forces that are transferred to the occupants of the car are much greater […]Read More
Compensation for a Tractor Trailer Accident
Tractor trailer accidents can have devastating consequences. These accidents are far more likely to result in serious and fatal injuries than collisions between passenger vehicles, and the consequences of being seriously injured or losing a loved one can extend to all aspects of your life. In cases where negligence is a factor, tractor trailer accident […]Read More
Who Is Liable for a Truck Accident?
Whether the driver makes a mistake, a component of the truck malfunctions, or the truck’s cargo shifts in transit, a variety of factors can cause commercial trucks to crash. The negligence of one or more parties may cause these issues, in which case the victims of the accident may be entitled to compensation. However, actually […]Read More
Serious Injuries in a Semi Truck Accident
Semi truck accidents frequently result in serious injuries. According to data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the vast majority of injury victims in semi truck accidents – 83 percent – are either occupants of passenger vehicles or motorcyclists, bicyclists, or pedestrians. Regardless of the mode of transportation, victims of semi truck accidents […]Read More
What Compensation Is Available for Truck Accident Injuries?
Truck accidents can cause all types of severe traumatic injuries. From broken bones to brain trauma, many victims experience injuries that impact the rest of their lives. If you have severely been injured or if a close family member has been killed in a truck accident, it is important that you speak with a lawyer […]Read More
Most Truck Accidents Happen Because of Trucker Negligence
Large trucking accidents are more common in New York than many people realize, and that’s a concern because these accidents typically involve extremely serious injuries. Many are fatal. Unfortunately, most truck accidents in our state are the result of negligence by either the truck driver, the trucking company, or the vehicle manufacturer (or some combination […]Read More