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Bronx Truck Accident Lawyer Near You

[vc_row triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=""]Many companies rely on trucks, construction vehicles, and tractor-trailers to transport their goods across the country. The drivers of these vehicles are required to obtain special licenses and undergo extensive training to operate them legally. In addition, the trucking companies must adhere to specific guidelines regarding how heavy their vehicle may be. [table-of-content] Unfortunately, these trucks are sometimes overloaded in an attempt to increase profits and shorten transport bills. This dangerous practice makes the trucks unwieldy and can lead to an accident. A Bronx truck accident lawyer represents people injured in a commercial vehicle accident. In the process, a savvy Bronx...

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Evidences Needed If In A Truck Accident

There is a variety of vital evidence that should be obtained and preserved in a truck accident lawsuit before the trucking company destroys it. Crucial pieces of evidence for a truck accident lawyer to obtain include: [table-of-content] The Black Box or Electronic On-Board Recorder (EOBR) The Electronic On-Board Recorder (EOBR) or black box inside the truck keeps track of events and diagnostic information both prior to, in the midst of, and after a truck accident. Inspecting the Truck Itself A complete inspection of the truck is important for a comprehensive understanding of all the possible causes of a truck accident. A trucking safety engineering expert...

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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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New York City Truck Accident Lawyer

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At Frekhtman & Associates, our New York City truck accident lawyers offer experienced representation for clients involved in an accident involving a truck. These accidents involve garbage trucks, jackknife truck incidents, bucket trucks, and 18-wheelers. The trucking insurance companies have their own defense lawyers working hard to protect their interests. A timely investigation is crucial so that witnesses can be identified, witness statements obtained, and photos of the damage to the vehicles, points of impact, and location of the accident can be taken. In some circumstances, it is advisable to hire experts in the field of accident reconstruction or the trucking...

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New York City Bus Accident Lawyers

In Manhattan and other parts of New York City, it is often cost-prohibitive to purchase, store, and drive an automobile. For this and other reasons, public transportation in New York City, including by bus, is very popular. With a large number of public and private buses traveling the streets of New York sharing roadways with the pedestrian, bicycle, and motor vehicle traffic, bus accidents are an unfortunate but inevitable outcome. Driver error is the number one cause of bus accidents. This includes distracted driving, aggressive driving, inattention, lack of training or experience, failing to keep a safe distance between vehicles, and...

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New York City Garbage Truck Accidents Remain Deadly

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Too many accidents involving New York City garbage trucks end badly, even when no one dies. This remains true since many of these large sanitation trucks weigh about 72,000 pounds. Pedestrians, motorcyclists, bicyclists -- and even passenger vehicle occupants -- rarely escape major injuries after being hit by one of these massive vehicles. Even smaller garbage trucks weighing between 50,000 and 60,000 pounds often wield deadly force when they hit the average American passenger car that weighs between about 2,600 and 4,400 pounds. One of the most tragic New York City garbage truck accidents to occur during recent years happened in...

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Tractor Trailer Accidents in New York

In New York City, tractor-trailers are being used more extensively on all major highways and even on smaller streets and roadways. Tractor Trailers are transporting various goods throughout the New York metropolitan area including food, beverages, and other items sold at the retailer. Tractor Trailer or trucking accidents often occur on highways at high speeds but can also cause serious injuries at low speeds when the tractor-trailer is turning or when the operator fails to be aware of his surroundings. One example is when a tractor-trailer fails to see a pedestrian, bicyclist, another vehicle, or motorcyclist. Manhattan, NY 18 Wheeler Accident Attorneys...

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New Technologies Can Help Truckers Decrease Fatigue and Accidents

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Veterans of the trucking industry like Juan Ochoa, who currently manages a group of about 80 long-haul trucks in Kent Washington, estimate that roughly seventy percent (70%) of all trucking accidents are caused by fatigue. Ochoa also asserts that once truck drivers become too tired, they’re no longer able to respond quickly enough to road dangers. Aware of this problem, many businesses are now creating and marketing products that can help truckers remain fully aware of when they’ve become too drowsy to drive. Dr. Daniel Bongers’s Australian company SmartCap currently markets a line of industrial safety products that can help most...

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Determining The Fault in a Truck Accident Case

In a simple car accident, it is usually easy to determine liability. There are known scenarios: a rear end impact, a left turn impact, a driver who disregarded a stop sign or traffic light. However, in truck accident matters, it is often more difficult to establish liability because there are many factors involved which make for a much more complex legal matter. This is one of the reasons it is important to consult with an experienced truck accident attorney who is familiar with tractor trailer regulations promulgated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act ("FMCSA"). Contact our team at (212) 222-1111...

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