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What can I do after a truck accident in the Bronx?

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 Bronx Truck Accidents Require Constant Vigilance to Remain Safe Although it’s one of New York City’s smaller boroughs, the Bronx still sees far too many tragic truck accidents. Delivery trucks, often turning too quickly near intersections, and poorly maintained tractor-trailers cause more than their share of collisions. Just recently, in May of 2022, a young Bronx teenager who attended Cascades High School lost her life when a beverage delivery truck hit her as she walked to catch a bus to school one morning. Contact our team at (212) 222-1111 for your free case evaluation. [table-of-content] The deep sorrow caused by all serious and...

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EP 03 S 07: Is An Insurance Adjuster’s Final Offer REALLY Final? Question Adjusters Hate Series

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Is An Insurance Adjuster's Final Offer REALLY Final? Ask Insurance Adjuster to Open their Books and Show You What REALLY happened After They Made Their Final Offer In a Personal Injury Settlement? Listen to this episode to learn more! [buzzsprout episode='10311693' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS Full Transcript Hi. Today, we're talking about questions that insurance adjusters hate. And one of the questions that insurance adjusters hate has to deal with is what happened to their claim after they made a settlement offer? If you ask them, "How many cases have you made...

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What Should I do After A Truck Accident In NYC

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Each day, countless box trucks, tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, and garbage trucks travel alongside New York City’s pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and other motor vehicles. Although serious accidents frequently occur on congested, inner-city streets – many of these dangerous events also regularly on all the various freeways. When people are hit by the larger commercial trucks, they often suffer permanent disabilities or lose their lives. When you find yourself in one of these accidents, there are key steps you should take to obtain the full medical care and treatment you need, while fully protecting your legal rights. While some of the suggested steps...

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EP 02 S 07: How Much ? Truck Accident Lawsuit & Settlement Value

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Listen to our new episode about Truck Accident Lawsuit & Settlement Value, so HOW MUCH? [buzzsprout episode='10173763' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS Full Transcript Hi, everybody. This is Arkady Frekhtman, a New York City personal injury trial lawyer. And today I'm talking about trucks, big rigs, semi-trucks. What happens if you get into a wreck or a crash with one of these monsters? How much money can you obtain as an injured plaintiff? Well, dealing with trucks we have to remember that the good thing about trucks, in terms of the personal injury...

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EP 06 S 06: Truck Accident Lawyer reacts to Aguilera-Mederos 110 Years

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110 years for the truck driver? What do you think? [buzzsprout episode='9797543' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS Full Transcript Hi everyone. This is attorney Arkady Frekhtman and today I'm reacting to the Aguilera-Mederos sentencing of 110 years. Is that really proper? A lot of people, over four and a half million people, have signed a petition for clemency saying that it's improper to sentence this truck driver to 110 years in prison. Other people, the people on both sides of the issue, some people say that he should be punished because he was...

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Trucking Accidents In Queens Remain a Serious Threat to Public Safety

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Since both LaGuardia and JFK International airports are in Queens and this borough has New York City’s most diversified economy, it is not too surprising to learn that serious truck accidents keep plaguing this area. In fact, there’s so much truck traffic here that the state publication Delivering New York once noted that prior to the pandemic, over 130,000 trucks were entering and exiting Queens on a daily basis. While eighteen-wheeler truck accidents are mostly confined to the Queens area freeways, a vast army of delivery box trucks and vans constantly roam this borough’s streets – searching for the addresses tied...

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It May Be the Only Option: Spinal Fusion Surgery After A Truck Or Car Accident

The Mayo Clinic likens the rubbery cushions or discs found between back vertebrae to jelly donuts, in that they encase a soft center in a tougher exterior. When the tougher exterior tears, some of the softer material may push out of the disc. These herniated discs are also sometimes called ruptured discs or slipped discs and may require spinal fusion surgery after a truck or car accident. Severe Pain Possible This protruding material may impinge on nerves. This may cause pain which often radiates down an arm or leg. In some instances, the pain is excruciating and debilitating. Nerve impingement may also...

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What happens in case of a commercial car collisions & vehicle accidents during work hours

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Many workers often find themselves being asked to drive a company car or their own vehicle while handling employer tasks or errands. Bronx commercial vehicles include Amazon trucks, UPS trucks, 18 wheeler semi-trucks, box trucks, local company vans, and even small cars driven by workers while in the course and scope of their employment. While most of these trips turn out fine, others end in serious and costly accidents. Who should cover the cost of paying your medical bills if you are injured – or if you injure others? Whose insurance policy should cover all the property damage, loss of earnings,...

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Update: Danbury Tractor-Trailer Hits New York Patrol Car

In Danbury, a tractor-trailer driver was charged after crashing into multiple vehicles including a New York State Police cruiser and for driving while under the influence of drugs. A NYSP trooper saw the accident while conducting a traffic stop at around 10 in the morning on Friday on I-684 northbound. Police say that Christopher Hillman, driving a 2005 Peterbilt tractor-trailer, hit a car in front of him. He then drove to the right shoulder and hit the patrol car and another vehicle. Police have reported there were injuries involved. The extent of the injuries is not known at this time. Hillman has been charged...

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Man from Danbury Arrested For Tractor-Trailer Accident

In Bedford, New York, on April 27, police from the Somers barracks arrested Christopher R. Hillman for operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs as well as many other vehicle and traffic violations. Hillman is 29-years-old and from Danbury, Connecticut. At around 10 in the morning, a New York Trooper was on a traffic stop on I-684 when Hillman was driving a tractor-trailer in the middle lane. He hit a Jetta ahead of him and then went to the right shoulder where he then hit the NYSP patrol car. He continued between the guide rail and the patrol car and...

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