Vehicle Accidents Articles

What is Trucking Company Negligence?

August 2016 | Category: Articles, Truck Accidents, Vehicle Accidents

If you have been injured in a New York truck accident, you may think that you are limited to only suing the driver who was involved in the accident. But, often this is not the case. In fact, most semi-truck accidents involve some sort of negligence on the part of the trucking company – and not just the driver. Therefore, if you have been involved in an accident and only sue the driver, you could potentially be short-changing your compensation. Trucking company acts of negligence can vary, but there are some more common than others – and often, these are […]

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Will Hiring a Truck Accident Attorney Increase Your Compensation Amount?

August 2016 | Category: Articles, Truck Accidents, Vehicle Accidents

Trucking is a dangerous profession. In order to maintain a level of safety and control, commercial truck drivers must undergo constant training, monitoring, and even testing. They must maintain safe speeds, get quality sleep and even observe all traffic regulations for the state in which they are driving in. Most importantly, they must remain alert and keep their eyes on the road ahead. It is imperative that any company that owns a semi-truck and employs drivers keeps an eye on those drivers and maintains their trucks to ensure maximum safety. If there is ever a lapse in judgment from either […]

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The Stages of a Truck Accident Case in New York

August 2016 | Category: Articles, Truck Accidents, Vehicle Accidents

If you have been injured in a truck accident, then you are probably thinking about filing a suit against the company or driver. While it may sound straightforward, the process of filing an accident claim, especially against a trucking company, is complex. There are numerous steps that you will need to take, and the case will progress in stages – from filing to receiving your compensation. By understanding the stages that your case will go through, you can be that much more prepared for what lies ahead. Six Stages of a Truck Accident Claim Contacting a truck accident attorney. The […]

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Exploring the Complexities of a Truck Accident Case

August 2016 | Category: Articles, Truck Accidents, Vehicle Accidents

Accident cases are inherently complex, but when you are involved in an accident with a semi-truck or other commercial vehicle, your case becomes a little more difficult than the average passenger car accident. This is not to say that you cannot win your claim – in fact, with the right attorney, you can win your case and receive compensation for your injuries. But, it is important to understand the differences of a trucking accident claim and how your actions can impact the outcome of your case (and possibly your compensation). Truck accident litigation is by far one of the more […]

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