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Truck Regulation Violations

Truck Regulation Violations

Were You Seriously Injured In A Truck Accident?

Trucks cause some of the most devastating accidents on the road and injure thousands of people every single year. Even though the federal, state and city governments have passed many laws and regulations intended to keep everyone safe on the road, reckless and negligent drivers, trucking companies, and manufacturers violate these laws. While drivers don’t usually do so intentionally, the trucking companies and manufacturers may in an attempt to save money for their businesses. If these negligent, reckless, or intentional actions or choices led to a crash, you may be able to file a lawsuit against some or all parties involved in that decision.

Call us at (212) 577-9325 to discuss your case with a member of our firm and learn what your options are.

For the past three-plus decades, our NYC truck accident attorneys at The Perecman Firm have provided hundreds of injured victims with passionate and dedicated legal representation. Through our efforts, we have successfully recovered more than $350 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients and are committed to providing each new client we represent with the same level of care that has earned us our recognition. If you were seriously injured in a truck accident, contact us today to discuss your case and plan out your next steps.

Common Violations

In most cases, truck drivers walk away from crashes relatively unharmed. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), occupants of the truck only made up 7.8 percent of fatalities and 17.7 percent of injuries during a multi-vehicle accident. This dramatic discrepancy between those in a truck and those facing down an 80,000-pound vehicle indicates just how important these regulations are. Some of the most common violations include:

  • Hours-of-service violations
  • Driving under the influence
  • Improperly loaded trucks
  • Overloaded trucks
  • Driving without a license or insurance
  • Inaccurate or falsified log books
  • Poor hiring or training practices
  • Failing to properly maintain their trucks

This is by no means a complete list. Any violation could result in a serious crash, and the parties responsible should be held liable for their actions.

Send us your information through our online form to request a free case evaluation today.

Hire An Experienced Lawyer Today

Hiring the right lawyer is a vital part of any lawsuit, and our NYC truck accident lawyers here at The Perecman Firm have the knowledge you need to fight for the maximum compensation possible. Since our doors first opened more than 35 years ago, we have successfully recovered over $350 million in verdicts and settlements and will continue to fight for the rights of injured victims for as long as our services are needed. Request a free case evaluation today by sending us information about your case through our online, or call us at (212) 577-9325 to speak with one of our lawyers.

More Than $350 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 $350 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.

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

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    Case settled after verdict for $3,500,000
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    Plaintiff rear-ended another vehicle.
  • $1,250,000
    Settlement for woman passenger in car who injured her spine in one car accident.
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