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Did you know that more than eleven million trucks are operating across the United States? And almost one out of every eight road accident fatalities involve large commercial vehicles, such as trucks, trailers, semi-trucks, and other vehicles. Studies have shown that accidents with commercial trucks involve a different set of issues than regular car accidents. The discerning Truck Accident Lawyers of Brooklyn understand the specific nuances engaged in heavy commercial vehicles and have in-depth knowledge and necessary resources to pursue your case.
If you or your loved ones are involved in an accident with a truck, or if you are a truck driver who might have got into a significant accident, retaining the services of an attorney becomes exceptionally vital. Identifying various insurance lines is difficult in trucking accidents, as the companies are well-insured and the truck or truck driver or trailer. This is where the role of a truck accident attorney comes in. Read more about everything you need to know about hiring an attorney who can assist you with your case with their expertise.


Frequently Asked Personal Injury Questions

What to do following a truck accident?

Collisions between trailers or other ‘big rigs’ or truck and passenger cars, large commercial vehicles, tankers, and semis are much more severe than any different types of crashes. The size of the destruction and the truck’s commercial ownership makes it more complicated to obtain compensation for the injuries suffered.

Claims for personal injury or wrongful death cases or any other claims can be quite confusing following a truck crash and requires a severe amount of investment, time, and resources. So, make sure you call the police or any emergency worker immediately to assist with your case or any injuries or burns.

The police will take all the necessary evidence, photos, notes, and statements from all the involved parties and witnesses. If possible, you should also document as much as you can or take pictures of the damage or injuries to support your case. Doing so can help you ensure that not a single detail is missed and everything is documented correctly, even by the police.

What are the major causes of truck accidents?

In most cases, truck accidents are caused by the driver’s negligence, the driver falling asleep on the wheels, or sheer recklessness. In such cases, the truck driver or the company can be held responsible for a legal claim. Generally, there are multiple ‘third-parties’ involved in the operations of commercial trucks. Anyone or multiple parties can share the responsibility of the accident and owe you compensation. There are different types of causes as follows:

  • Driver Error: Despite an increase in the number of vehicles on highways, truck drivers always drive recklessly, sometimes tired, or occasionally drunk to reach mileage goals set by their companies.
  • Road Conditions: Sometimes even roadways can be held responsible for increasing the number of truck accidents. Too many potholes, weakened or crumbling roads, faulty design, or neglected maintenance, and more. In such cases, you can claim compensation from the local government.
  • Low maintenance tucks: Trucks are often driven 1000 miles per week to reach the mileage goals. In such circumstances, if they are not adequately cared for, like poor brakes, cracked windshield, or low air pressure in the tires. All these problems must be dealt with regularly to avoid any major accidents.
  • Improperly loaded cargo: Loading goods in the shipments or trucks must be done carefully and by the law. If they are loaded improperly, goods may spill out, causing significant destruction and injuries.

How much does it cost to hire a Truck Accident Lawyer?

Generally, lawyers charge clients on a contingency basis for truck accident cases. This means you only pay when you have won the case, or your lawyer wins damages for you. This makes it possible for everyone to hire a lawyer and get equal access to the justice system. Thus, the cost of hiring a lawyer only comes when the legal representation wins the case for you. You will owe nothing up-front or out of your pocket to the lawyer.

Why hire 1-800-HURT-511 as your Truck Accident Attorney in Brooklyn?

At 1-800-HURT-511, we want to help you avoid all the confusion and mistakes sparkling while getting an insurance claim or by hiring an inexperienced attorney. With over 95% of our cases dedicated to large commercial vehicle accidents, our lawyers can help you make all the difference during difficult times. With the nature of the accident being complex, such cases require a great deal of knowledge dealing with big commercial companies and navigating the US’s legal system. 

Our skilled attorneys will help you determine the best course of action at affordable rates, create the best grounds for investigations, and present accurate evidence against your case on your behalf. The sooner you hire the lawyer, the better. When it comes to investigating accident scenes, time is critical, clues are sensitive, and delays in hiring a lawyer may create complexities in the case. The trucking company can gain a significant advantage. Marks on the road may fade, or vehicles involved in the accident may be removed or repaired by the owner before the damage is accounted for.

The right attorney can quickly help you get on the case, prepare the necessary documents and evidence faster, and help you win the case. 

  • Call 1-800-HURT-511 to find out if you have a case.
  • We fight for you. Every case is different, but our lawyers have represented thousands of cases similar to yours.
  • Get the compensation you deserve! Whether in trial or a settlement, our lawyers are experienced in getting the compensation you deserve. 
  • Our lawyers will investigate the case, talk to witnesses, receive damages, and win the case for you.

At 1-800-HURT-511, we are available 24×7 and you do not pay if we do not win. Fill out the free case evaluation form today to get started. Let us handle everything for you after your accident.

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Stephanie De La Cruz

I was an UBER passenger and the car got rear-ended by a utility van. I called 1-800-HURT-511 since a friend dealt with them before and I was glad I did. My attorney was extremely professional and aggressive when necessary. He was transparent from the start and didn’t complicate things unnecessarily.

Stephanie De La Cruz
Jordan Barnes

Serious team effort from the entire staff to get my work injury case resolved quickly. They built a strong case and kept me in the loop for the duration. This team also delivered on two previous occasions and did it in a very cost-effective way. A faithful customer for life thank you!

Jordan Barnes
Kevin Diaz

I highly recommend HURT-511! When the insurance companies turned me away after a scary scooter accident that nearly killed me, a lawyer at HURT-511 stayed and fought for me and recovered the entire policy! Their staff is well-informed and always available to answer my questions. They treated me like one of their own and I made the right decision to stick with them. Thank you so much!

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