There are many reasons why truck accidents happen, many of which are result of negligence on the part of truck drivers and/or their trucking companies. Semi trucks, given their sheer size and weight, are more dangerous than cars and passenger vehicles. Therefore, even the smallest distraction or oversight can cause a serious problem that results in catastrophic or fatal injuries.
At the law firm of Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C., in New York City, we understand the common causes of truck accidents and how accidents can happen involving trucks and passenger vehicles. Our lawyers thoroughly investigate accident claims in order to pursue maximum compensation for our clients.
Experienced Truck Accident Representation in New York
Common causes of truck accidents in New York include:
- Driver fatigue
- Failure to follow safety regulations
- Failure to properly load trucks or secure cargo
- Alcohol or drug use
- Aggressive driving
- Unrealistic schedules and expectations
- Equipment failure stemming from defects
- Insufficient truck maintenance
If you were injured in an accident involving an 18-wheeler or other commercial vehicle, you need an attorney who is able to navigate the complex issues of insurance coverage and liability that often arise. Our firm has extensive experience in handling life-changing injuries and recovering compensation that meets the long-term interests of our clients.
Common Causes of Truck Accidents in New York City
Contact us for more information about truck accidents and the options that you have for recovery after you or a loved one has been seriously injured. Schedule a free initial consultation and discuss your rights with an experienced attorney.