Levittown Truck Accident Lawyer
If you were injured in a truck accident caused by another party, you deserve compensation for your damages. A Levittown truck accident lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can assist you.
For your free consultation and case review, call 516-932-0400.
Let Us Assist You With Your Levittown Truck Accident Case
Truck accidents are often much more serious than a typical car accident. You may need comprehensive medical treatment to recover. If you cannot work, you need resources to cover your household bills and daily expenses. A Levittown truck accident lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can help you obtain the resources you need. Our injury lawyers will fight to hold the at-fault party accountable for their actions and help you recover compensation for your damages.
We have handled truck accidents caused by all of the following:
- Drunk driving / Drug usage
- Tired or fatigued driving
- Distracted driving / Driver inattention
- Excessive speed
- Aggressive driving
- Insufficient training
- Safety violations
- Improper vehicle maintenance
- Failed vehicle components
- Overweight load
- Legal violations
- Backing unsafely
- Following too closely
- Failure to yield the right of way
- Improper passing or improper lane usage
- Turning improperly
- Cell phone use / texting while driving/ use of other electronic device(s)
In some truck accident cases, multiple parties may be liable. Our legal team will investigate your case to identify the at-fault party and prove their liability. We will calculate your damages and fight to recover all possible compensation for your losses.
The Benefits of Working With a Truck Accident Lawyer in Levittown, NY
Since 1991, the personal injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. have helped truck accident victims pursue justice and recover financial compensation.
We provide legal services that include:
Communicating With You About Your Case
Throughout the legal process, our team will communicate with you about your case. We answer your questions and provide regular updates on your case.
Proving Fault & Liability
Our legal team analyzes the details of your accident to identify all parties that contributed to or caused your accident. After establishing fault for your accident and injuries, we demonstrate the legal elements necessary to establish liability for your damages.
Handling All Details Related to Your Case
We handle every aspect of your legal case. This allows you to focus on your medical treatment and your physical and emotional recovery. We communicate with all involved parties on your behalf.
Investigating Your Case
Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. investigates the events and details surrounding your Levittown truck accident. We obtain evidence and documentation to support your claim, allowing us to build a persuasive case on your behalf.
Calculating Your Case Value
Our legal team identifies all damages you suffered to determine the value of your case. We obtain evidence and information to support our findings of case-value to help recover maximum amount of compensation for your losses.
We protect your legal rights and shield you from potentially unscrupulous parties. Do not provide a statement, sign any documents, or accept any settlement offer without talking to a truck accident lawyer. Otherwise you might jeopardize your right to pursue compensation.
You have a limited time to take the necessary legal actions to fully recover all that you are entitled to for your injuries. Do not risk missing a case deadline. Contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. today: 516-932-0400.
Establishing Liability in Truck Accident Cases
Our legal team will investigate your case to determine which party or parties caused your accident. The at-fault party in your case may be a:
- Truck driver
- Truck owner
- Trucking firm
- Freight broker
- Freight shipper
- Vehicle manufacturer
- Vehicle service provider
Once we identify the at-fault party, we must prove liability by demonstrating these elements:
- The defendant had a duty to act reasonably and protect you from harm.
- The defendant, through wrongful or negligent actions, breached their duty and exposed you to harm.
- The defendant’s negligence caused your accident.
- You suffered damages.
To document fault and liability, we obtain evidence that may include:
- Accident report
- Police report
- Photos or videos of the accident scene
- Eyewitness testimony
- Vehicle data recording
- Trucking company logs
- Driver logs
- Safety history
- Vehicle maintenance records
- Vehicle inspection reports and violation records
- Photographic and video evidence
If necessary, we will seek opinions from experts in the transportation industry, from accident reconstruction experts and from others as appropriate.
Calculating Damages for Your Levittown Truck Accident Case
For injuries you sustained in a truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your physical, emotional, and economic damages. Your damages may include:
- Emergency transport and treatment
- Surgical costs
- Medical testing
- Medication and medical devices
- Physical therapy
- Accessibility modifications
- Residential or in-home care
- Lost wages and benefits
- Property damage
- Direct expenses
- Emotional trauma
- Pain and suffering
If your injuries require ongoing care, and if you cannot return to work or resume your former job duties because of your injuries, you may have the right to recover additional damages that include:
- Costs for future medical treatment
- Value of future lost wages and benefits
- Diminished earning capacity
- Diminished life enjoyment
If you sustained a permanent injury, disability, or disfigurement, you may have the right to recover compensation for those damages.
We will obtain medical records and other documents to support the value of your claim. We may also use opinions from experts that include:
Medical experts – to address the nature and extent of your injuries and your prognosis for recovery
Financial experts – to address the anticipated value of future economic losses
Vocational experts – to address your ability to return to work or resume former job duties
Lifecare experts – to address your future need for care and accommodations
If your loved one succumbed to their truck accident injuries, Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will pursue a wrongful death claim. Contact us to learn more: 516-932-0400.
Consult a Truck Accident Lawyer in Levittown for Free
A Levittown truck accident lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will fight to help you recover the compensation you need to recover from your injuries and get back on your feet. Our team can assist you in English, Spanish, Greek, Kannada, Tamil, and Bengali.
For your free consultation, call today at 516-932-0400.