Long Island Truck Accident Lawyer
If you suffered injuries in a truck accident on Long Island, you deserve compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses. A Long Island truck accident lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can help you get it.
Call us today at 516-932-0400 for a free case evaluation.
We Help You Navigate the Challenges of a Truck Accident Case
Cases involving trucks are different from other types of car accidents. Aside from their potential to cause greater damage and more serious injuries, a truck accident case may involve violations of trucking regulations enacted to protect the public.
Some of the complexities we will help you to navigate after a truck accident include:
- Proving violations of truck accident laws and regulations
- Identifying liable parties
- Communicating and negotiating with insurance companies
Using Truck Accident Laws and Regulations to Prove Negligence
Commercial truck drivers and carriers must comply with federal regulations. If a truck driver or carrier fails to follow any of the laws below, we may be able to hold them liable if the violation contributed to the accident:
There are numerous other laws and regulations truck drivers and carriers must follow. Our team has an intimate knowledge of these laws and regulations and can use a violation to help establish the defendant’s negligence.
Identifying Liable Parties
Truck accidents may involve several liable parties, including:
- Truck drivers
- Truck carriers
- Maintenance companies
Vicarious liability laws dictate that a truck carrier may be liable for its employees’ actions. If the truck driver caused your accident, the carrier may be liable for your injuries.
Speak to a truck accident lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. to discuss your case: 516-932-0400.
Types of Recoverable Damages in a Long Island Truck Accident
Depending on your injuries and the physical and emotional effects of the accident, you may be able to recover compensation for the following types of damages:
These damages may include:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Diminished earning capacity
- Accident-related expenses
You may be able to recover compensation for:
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Diminished quality of life
If your loved one died in a Long Island truck accident, you may be eligible to pursue a wrongful death action. Call Friedman & Simon L.L.P. at 516-932-0400 to discuss your case.
How Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. Can Help With Your Truck Accident Case
Our legal team can help you with your case in many different ways. If Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. represents you, we will:
Our team will investigate the accident and identify all liable parties. We will gather evidence to prove negligence and liability. Some of the evidence we may present includes:
- Accident reports
- Truck driver hours logs
- Maintenance reports
- Inspection reports
- Expert witness testimony
- Photographs and video footage
Fight for the Compensation You Deserve
We will fight to recover compensation for all the damages you suffered as a result of a truck accident. We may present evidence including:
- Medical records
- Documentation of wages or earnings
- Eyewitness statements
- Expert testimony (e.g., medical experts, vocational specialists, etc.)
Speak with a truck accident attorney today at 516-932-0400. Friedman & Simon L.L.P. will fight for your right to compensation.
Do Not Risk Your Right to Recover Compensation
Our legal team will ensure you meet all applicable deadlines and protect your right to recover the compensation you deserve.
Speak to a Long Island Truck Accident Attorney Today
Our team can navigate the complexities of your truck accident case while you focus on getting better or grieving the loss of a loved one.
Let Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. fight for you. Call 516-932-0400 to speak with a member of our legal team today.