Call Today 718.215.0240
Your Personal Injury Attorney Serving Queens, Long Island, Brooklyn, Bronx and the NYC area

Truck Accidents

Each year, thousands of victims are unexpectedly hit and killed by semi-tractor trailers and other oversized trucks. The victims leave behind broken families while survivors often require long-term therapy and care. If your loved one’s truck accident resulted from a careless act of negligence, our lawyers will work hard to identify and hold the responsible parties accountable.

Call them big rigs, semi-trucks, or tractor-trailers, large trucks are truly giants on the road compared to even the largest passenger vehicles, such as pickup trucks, vans and SUVs. The very size and weight of these behemoths contribute to the danger they pose on the roadway. Because they are larger and heavier than other vehicles, trucks need increased stopping distance between themselves and the next vehicle, as well as increased reaction time to make critical decisions or respond to an emergency. These factors are not always fully appreciated by inexperienced truck drivers, or by other drivers sharing the road, who may cut in front of trucks or make other poor decisions. Trucks also have significant blind spots not only immediately behind them but also for several feet in either adjacent lane and even directly in front of them. Other drivers, as well, will have a limited field of vision and less awareness of traffic conditi