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Truck Driver Negligence

Truck Driver Negligence

Were You Seriously Injured In A Truck Crash?

Truck drivers spend countless hours on the road and, therefore, must take care to keep themselves healthy and alert when driving to prevent any potentially catastrophic incidents. Unfortunately, both drivers and trucking companies cut corners and act recklessly in their attempts to save time and money, risking the lives of other people they share the road with. When their actions cause an accident, injured victims deserve the chance to file a lawsuit to secure compensation to cover any medical bills or damages caused by the crash.

Fill out our online form to tell us all about your situation and start out with a free evaluation.

Our NYC truck accident attorneys at The Perecman Firm have spent decades fighting for the rights of injured victims in New York, and are committed to providing the same level of legal representation that has earned us national acclaim for as long as our services are needed. If you were seriously injured in a truck accident, contact our firm today to discuss your situation with a member of firm and learn how we can help you move forward.

How Are These Accidents Caused?

During the discovery process of a truck accident lawsuit, our attorneys will look into the circumstances leading up to the crash, including whether the truck was properly maintained, if the driver was taking the necessary time to rest, and much more. With more than 35 years of experience, we understand what to look for and know how to go about finding the information we need. Some of the factors we look for include:

  • Whether the driver was distracted by their phone, mobile device, etc. before or during the crash
  • Whether the driver was following the rules of the road, tailgating, improperly changing lanes, etc.
  • Falsified maintenance records, inspection logs, driver’s logs, etc.
  • Driving in a reckless manner because of weather conditions, road gradient, visibility, etc.
  • Whether the driver was fatigued from driving past their mandated limits or failing to take care of themselves
  • Drug or alcohol use
  • Speeding

Give us a call at (212) 577-9325 to speak with a member of our firm and tell us all about your situation.

Hire The Experienced Representation You Need

Serious injuries can dramatically change a victim’s life, as well as the lives of their loved ones. These injuries often come with significant medical bills and considerable damages like pain and suffering, lost wages, loss of consortium and more. If you were seriously injured, our NYC truck accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm are ready to help you fight for the compensation you require. Call us at (212) 577-9325 to discuss your case today, or send information about your situation through our online form to request a free evaluation.

More Than $500 million In Verdicts & Settlements For Our Clients

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $500 million in verdicts and settlements for their clients. We understand the financial and emotional toll a serious accident can have on your life. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to maximizing your recovery and securing what you deserve.

See Our Results
  • $5,461,000

    Woman sustained serious injuries in collision with truck. Jury verdict.

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    Case settled after verdict for $3,500,000
  • $1,800,000
    Plaintiff rear-ended another vehicle.
  • $1,561,000

    Jury Verdict. Woman injuried in highway accient with tractor-trailer.

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See Our Results


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  • “Mr. Perecman had my best interests at heart”

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