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Tractor Trailer Accidents

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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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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Tractor-Trailer Accidents Keep Causing Serious And Deadly Injuries In New York

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During the past year, truck drivers, accident investigators, and the public have been reminded of how quickly a New York tractor-trailer crash can unfold. Given the massive weight of these trucks and the high degree of skills, dexterity, and experience required to drive them, it may not always surprise local law enforcement officials when a new deadly accident occurs. What follows is a closer look at three New York tractor-trailer accidents that all happened during the past twelve months. After details are shared regarding these tragic events, this article notes the major reasons so many truckers keep causing these careless crashes. [table-of-content] Three...

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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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New York Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyers Discuss: Will Truck Platooning Improve Road Safety ?

During the next year or so, if you’re traveling out on a rural highway, you’re likely to see a couple of large 18-wheeler trucks traveling very close together – perhaps just 30 or 50 feet apart. It will be hard to miss them since they’ll probably be traveling by at about 70 miles per hour says Arkady Frekhtman, one of the New York tractor trailer accident lawyers at the F&A Injury Law Firm in Brooklyn, NY. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uVTyrolgqI[/embed] In the past, such sights were rare since it was illegal in most states for vehicles to travel so close together. However, “truck platooning” will...

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Collision with Tractor-Trailer Sends Three to Hospital

A collision that occurred in Lansing, New York, has sent three people to the hospital. The collision occurred on Thursday morning on Route 13 in Lansing. New York State Police responded to reports of a motor vehicle collision that occurred at around 2:00 in the morning. Route 13 had to be shut down for five hours after police arrive on the scene. They discovered that a car had crashed into a tractor-trailer. The car was traveling towards the south when it crossed over into the north lane and his the tractor-trailer. At the time the incident occurred, the roads were icy and...

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