Car accidents of any kind can be devastating, but truck accidents can be especially dangerous and are more likely to result in serious injuries for the parties involved. An average commercial truck weighs over 40 tons, while the average car weighs about one. If you are a motorist, pedestrian or bicyclist who has been involved in a truck accident and are considering a lawyer, Jacoby and Meyers LLP NY has been providing victims in New York City with the legal services they need to get compensation for their pain and suffering since 1979.
Truck accidents can result in catastrophic injuries such as brain and spinal cord damage and amputation or even death. Our lawyers at Jacoby & Meyers understand the enormous pain and loss that occur because of truck accidents, and we will utilize our vast resources and legal experience for each individual case. Our team will investigate the site of the accident, speak with witnesses, and gather testimony from medical and vocational experts to get our clients maximum compensation.
Cases that involve truck accidents can be long and arduous, and it are too difficult for victims to fight such a battle on their own. Jacoby & Meyers LLP NY’s truck accident lawyers will help you determine which legal route is best for your case, whether it’s mediating with insurance or manufacturing companies, or filing a lawsuit. Knowing that you have an experienced and dedicated lawyer on your side can ease the burden caused by a trucking accident.
Truck accidents are often caused by the error or negligence of the driver or the trucking company who knew or should have known that they were a risk to other drivers. Types of truck driving negligence includes fatigue, inexperience, disobeying traffic laws, poor vehicle maintenance, excessive or imbalanced loads, failure to break in a timely manner, or driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Sometimes, vehicle or tire manufacturers could also be responsible as well. Our clients can rest assured that the lawyers at Jacoby & Meyers will correctly determine the cause of the truck accident.
It is crucial in truck accidents that victims seeking compensation determine their legal options before the statute of limitations passes on their case. If you or someone you know has been involved in a truck accident, contact Jacoby & Meyers, LLP NY today.
Our lawyers will make sure your needs are met while getting you the maximum compensation you are owed.