An accident involving a semi truck can result in serious injuries with lifelong ramifications. Such accidents may require extensive hospitalization and impact your ability to work. Under such circumstances, you require legal help from a truck accident lawyer in long island from the Law Offices of Frederick Altschuler.
Our attorneys are well-versed in the particulars of trucking law and how they apply to your situation. We bring a combined total of 50 years of experience to each and every case we take. Request a free consultation from a skilled and knowledgeable personal Injury attorney from our law firm.
Investigation Establishes Liability & Responsibility
A collision involving a semi truck is another form of auto accident, but with the size, weight, and load of a truck, the injuries are almost always more severe. The people involved may suffer head, neck, back, or spine injuries, as well as death. During this time of pain and suffering, you need a truck accident lawyer to handle all your legal matters
The sooner we begin an investigation into cause and responsibility, the sooner we can file the legal paperwork for compensation to cover the cost of doctor bills, hospital bills, lost wages, and pain & suffering. Both the truck driver and the company he or she works for will have logs and records that may prove negligence.
In addition, the police reports provide essential details of the accident. Count on us to be thorough in our examination of records and witnesses as we build a case to establish liability.
Federal & State Laws Dealing with Trucking
Our attorneys know the federal laws involved with trucking accidents. Most of the laws dealing with the trucking industry can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49. Making matters even more complex, states, including New York, have their own set of laws that govern trucking.
With all of these laws, it can be challenging to determine responsibility in an accident. A truck driver may not be an employee of the company of the truck he or she is driving. Or, the driver may not own the truck, but instead leases it from a company. There are often multiple factors to consider.
However, our truck accident lawyer long island can sort through the laws, rules, and permits to establish legal liability so you receive the compensation you deserve. Schedule a free consultation and review of your case today.
Contact us or call us at 516-746-7600 today to deal with attorneys who are knowledgeable and experienced about trucking accidents. Our lawyers provide capable and compassionate legal service to clients in Long Island, Garden City, and all five boroughs of New York City.