Trucking Accidents

Bronx (NYC) Truck Accident Lawyers

Trucking Accidents
Individuals injured in trucking accidents in New York often suffer from more serious injuries than those involved in a typical fender bender.  This is due to the sheer size and strength of commercial vehicles.  Our experienced Bronx Trucking Accident Attorneys investigate these accidents quickly and thoroughly, and provide aggressive representation of our clients.

Our New York personal injury attorneys have represented victims of trucking accidents caused by many difference kinds of commercial vehicles, including tractor-trailers, construction trucks, delivery trucks, municipal buses, garbage trucks and school buses.

Unfortunately, over the past few years, the trucking industry has lobbied for the right to have their drivers on the road for longer stretches of time.  While the purpose of the measure is to increase efficiency in the commercial business world, one of the consequences of such deregulation has been an increase in accidents caused by the fatigue and/or excessive speeding of commercial drivers.  

Causes of NYC Truck Accidents: The Bronx personal injury attorneys at Gallivan & Gallivan represent clients injured in truck accidents due to the following:

  • Speeding
  • Driver Fatigue
  • Failure To Have Vehicle Properly Maintained
  • Improper Or Wide Angled Turn
  • Unsafe Lane Change
  • Tractor-Trailer Jackknifes
  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Unsecured Loads Or Merchandise

Many truck accidents in the New York area result in catastrophic injuries such as: brain damage, spinal cord injuries, closed head injuries, blunt trauma, paralysis, amputations, disfigurement, burns, and wrongful death.  The NYC Injury Attorneys at Gallivan & Gallivan will aggressively pursue full compensation on your behalf, including damages for pain and suffering, past medical bills, physical therapy, future medical bills, lost wages and loss of enjoyment of life.  

To schedule a free consultation and discuss how we can help you, contact Gallivan & Gallivan today.

The Bronx Truck Accident Attorneys at Gallivan & Gallivan, with offices in White Plains, NY, Central Valley, NY and New York, NY, represent clients throughout the five boroughs (Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Bronx, Queens), as well as Westchester, Rockland, Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

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