When should you consult a lawyer for a truck accident?
If you sustained an injury in a truck accident caused by someone else, you have the right to recover compensation for your damages. A Friedman & Simon Hicksville truck accident lawyer can help you navigate the process.
To learn more about pursuing a claim for your damages, contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. We provide professional legal representation tailored to your needs. The initial consultation is free, and we never collect a fee unless and until you recover compensation for your injuries.
Call us today at 516-932-0400 to get started.
In This Article
- We Handle All Types of Truck Accident Cases
- The Benefits of Having a Truck Accident Lawyer On Your Side
- Establishing Liability for Your Truck Accident Claim
- Determining the Value of Your Truck Accident Claim
- Learn More About How a Hicksville Truck Accident Lawyer Can Help You
We Handle All Types of Truck Accident Cases
Truck accidents can leave victims with serious injuries that need extensive medical treatment and care. If your injuries are keeping you out of work, you may be worried about how you will pay your medical bills or household expenses. We can give you guidance as to your options and advice as to best way to proceed.
Common Causes of Truck Accidents
- Driving while fatigued
- Driving while distracted
- Driving drunk
- Reckless or aggressive driving/road rage
- Excessive speed
- Inadequate training
- Poor maintenance practices
- Overloaded trailer
- Improperly loaded trailer
- Vehicle or component failure
Our truck accident team will investigate your truck accident to determine who was at fault. If the truck driver caused your accident, we will likely also be able to hold the trucking company liable due to vicarious liability laws.
The Hicksville truck accident lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will build a strong case on your behalf and support it with evidence and documentation, giving you the best chance of recovering compensation for your damages.
For a free legal consultation with a truck accidents lawyer serving Hicksville, call 516-932-0400
The Benefits of Having a Truck Accident Lawyer On Your Side
The Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. legal team has provided comprehensive legal representation for injury accident victims since 1991. We tailor our services to your case and fight to help you recover the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
When you trust our injury lawyers to handle your truck accident case, we provide services that include:
Communicating and Updating You on Your Case
The Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. legal team communicates with you throughout the entire process, answering your questions and updating you on the status of your case.
Proving Fault and Liability
We begin the process by identifying every person or entity (such as, for example, a partnership or government agency that may have owned an involved vehicle), who contributed to the happening of your truck accident. We prove liability by demonstrating how the elements of a personal injury claim apply to the at-fault party and we support our conclusions with documentation, evidence, and when indicated, reports from experts.
Handle All Matters on Your Behalf
We manage every aspect of your case and communicate with all parties on your behalf. This allows you to focus on your health, medical treatment and recovery.
Investigating and Documenting Your Claim
We will investigate your accident to obtain the evidence and documentation we need to build a persuasive case.
Calculating the Value of Your Truck Accident Claim
To determine the value of your truck accident, we will identify all the damages you suffered. We will provide appropriate support for each, to help you recover as much as possible for your injuries.
You have a limited time to take legal action for a truck accident claim. If you fail to act within that time, you may lose your legal right to recover compensation. The sooner you contact us the greater our opportunity to build the strongest possible case for you. Contact us as soon as possible to protect your right to pursue and maximize compensation: 516-932-0400.
Your case evaluation is always free, and we never collect a fee unless and until you recover compensation for your damages.
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Establishing Liability for Your Truck Accident Claim
Once we identify the party or parties responsible for your accident, we will demonstrate how the four elements necessary to establish liability apply to the at-fault party.
- Duty of Care: The defendant had a duty to act in a way that did not put you and others at risk.
- Breach of duty: The defendant behaved negligently (i.e., failed to uphold their duty).
- Causation: The defendant’s breach of duty caused your accident and injury, making them liable for your damages.
- Damages: You suffered damages. Damages may include your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other costs.
To support your claim most effectively, our team will assemble documentation that may include:
- Accident reports
- Accident scene photographs
- Witness statements
- Safety records
- Driver logs
- Inspection reports
- Maintenance records
- Violation records
- Vehicle “black box” data
- Medical reports
- Wage statements
If necessary, our team will obtain expert opinions to provide additional support for your claim.
Determining the Value of Your Truck Accident Claim
Our legal team will fight to recover the maximum value for your truck accident claim.
You may be entitled to compensation for the following types of damages:
- Emergency medical treatment
- Doctor and hospital costs
- Medical imaging and testing
- Prescription drugs
- Rehabilitation and physical therapy
- Lost wages and benefits
- Out-of-pocket costs
- Pain and suffering
- Diminished quality of life
When applicable we will also include the following in the claim that we will make on your behalf:
- Projected future medical treatment and care
- Projected future lost income, opportunities, and benefits
If your loved one died in a truck accident, Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will pursue a claim for wrongful death. Call 516-932-0400 now to speak with an experienced lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. for help.
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Learn More About How a Hicksville Truck Accident Lawyer Can Help You
The personal injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. provide our clients with compassionate legal representation. We understand how difficult this time is, and we will support you through every aspect of your case. We are dedicated advocates for the injured and we will fight to obtain justice for you.
Our multilingual team can assist you in several languages, including English, Greek, Spanish, Bengali, Tamil, and Kannada.
Call us today at 516-932-0400 for your complimentary consultation.