Westbury Truck Accident Lawyer
If you sustained injuries in a truck accident, you may have the right to recover compensation. A Westbury truck accident lawyer from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can help you.
For your free case evaluation, call our office at 516-932-0400 today.
Let Us Assist You With Your Westbury Truck Accident Injury Case
Negligent truck drivers can cause catastrophic accidents in a variety of ways. Some common causes of truck accidents include:
- Driver error
- Driver fatigue
- Distracted driving
- Drunk driving
- Aggressive driving/road rage
- Insufficient driver training
- Neglected maintenance
- Equipment failure
- Safety violations
- Overweight loads
- Improperly loaded trailers
- Violation of traffic laws
Whether your accident involved a semi-truck, box truck, dump truck, or another type of truck, the Westbury injury lawyers from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can help you recover compensation. Call us today to learn more: 516-932-0400.
How Having a Truck Accident Lawyer Can Benefit Your Legal Claim
When you trust a Westbury truck accident lawyer from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. to represent you, you will benefit from more than 25 years of experience handling injury cases. We will tailor our services to meet your needs, helping us obtain the best possible results for you.
The benefits of working with our firm for your truck accident injury claim include:
We will be there to answer any questions and explain the legal process. We will also provide regular updates on all important milestones and developments in your case.
Full-Service Legal Representation
We are passionate advocates for our injured clients. We handle every detail of the legal process, relieving your stress and pressure so you can focus on healing.
Protection of Your Legal Rights
We protect you from the attorneys and insurance companies that may want to coax you into saying something incriminating or signing away your right to pursue fair compensation for your injuries.
You and your injury claim are unique, and you deserve legal representation that reflects that. We tailor our legal strategies to meet your unique needs.
Thorough Documentation of Your Claim
We use our knowledge and resources to thoroughly investigate and document your claim. This allows us to build the most robust possible case and fight to obtain the compensation you need for your injuries.
When you choose to work with Friedman & Simon, L.L.P., we do not require any payment upfront. We will not collect any fees unless and until you get compensation for your injuries and related damages.
Establishing Liability for Your Truck Accident Claim
To make your case, we must prove fault and liability for your injury. We accomplish this by demonstrating the following elements of your personal injury claim:
- Duty of care: We must prove that the defendant owed you a duty of care (e.g., to act reasonably to protect you from undue harm).
- Breach of duty: We must demonstrate how the defendant acted negligently, failing to take reasonable action and subjecting you to harm.
- Causation: We must show the truck driver (or carrier) caused the accident.
- Damages: We must establish that you suffered economic, physical, and emotional damages.
To support your claim, we will obtain evidence, such as:
- Accident reports
- Photographs or videos of the accident
- Driver logs and safety records
- Maintenance logs and records
- Vehicle data storage records
- Medical reports
- Employer wage statements
We may call on safety experts to provide opinions that demonstrate how the at-fault party’s actions caused or contributed to your injury and damages.
Calculating the Value of Your Truck Injury Case
To determine the value of your truck accident claim, our legal team will gather supporting documentation to support your specific damages. Damages may include:
- Ambulance services
- Emergency treatment
- Surgery costs
- Hospital stays
- Medical testing
- Medical treatment
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
- Assistive and mobility devices
- Home and vehicle modifications
- In-home or residential care
- Projected future medical treatment and care
- Lost wages and benefits
- Projected future loss of income, benefits, and opportunities
- Diminished earning capacity
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
- Diminished quality of life
We will also include the value of other out-of-pocket costs as well as any permanent damage or disfigurement you suffered in your truck accident.
To support your claim’s value, we may call on experts to provide their opinions and testimony. For example, medical experts may provide their opinion on the extent of your injuries and your prognosis. Vocational experts may provide testimony regarding your diminished earning capacity or your inability to resume your past job duties.
If a loved one died due to injuries sustained in a truck accident, Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. can help you pursue a wrongful death action. Call us at 516-932-0400 for assistance.
Do Not Risk Losing Your Right to Compensation, Get Started Today
You have a limited time to pursue legal action for your truck accident injuries.
The earlier you contact us, the greater the opportunity we have to build the strongest possible case on your behalf.
Consult a Friedman & Simon Truck, L.L.P. Accident Lawyer at No Cost
The personal injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. provide compassionate legal representation for truck accident victims in Westbury. Our understanding of this complex area of the law allows us to fight for the best possible outcome in your case. We have a multilingual team that can assist you in English, Greek, Spanish, Bengali, Tamil, and Kannada.
For your free consultation, call 516-932-0400 today.