New York Tractor-Trailer Accident Lawyer
Due to the reliance on the trucking industry as an invaluable resource to our economy, New York drivers encounter large commercial trucks like tractor-trailers, 18 wheelers, big rigs and semi trucks, each day.
Our New York Truck Accident Lawyer staff at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC states that accidents involving a semi-truck or semi-trailer truck can be severe and devastating. The tractor-trailers large size, often more than 10,000 lbs, can cause an average car accident into a deadly accident (wrongful death case). In the aftermath of one of these accidents, those suffering from an injury are facing significant legal issues. The type of injury can be life altering and range from a permanent brain injury or could be a devastating spinal injury that could lead to paralysis. Contact our New York Tractor-Trailer Injury Lawyer staff to discuss your accident and possible legal options.
Due to our reliance on the massive trucking industry, some trucking companies are pressuring their employees and drivers to cut corners. Companies are allowing their truck drivers to drive while tired due to the companies’ overloaded work schedules. Other companies are not properly screening or doing background checks on their drivers. These factors, along with other common characteristics, can result in deadly consequences to other drivers. If you have experienced an accident involving a tractor-trailer, our experienced New York Tractor Trailer Injury Lawyer staff can help you learn more about property damage claims, how to handle insurance companies and how to deal with mounting medical bills.
An accident with an 18-wheeler or semi-trailer can be scary and devastating. The New York Injury Lawyer team at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has extensive experience filing claims and lawsuits on behalf of individuals who have serious injuries caused by the negligence of a truck driver and/or negligence of the truck driver’s employer. We are also skilled at handling a range of claims from medical malpractice claims to claims involving property liability like a slip and fall claim. Let our experience work to your benefit.
Our New York Truck Accident Attorney team is experienced at handling many types of tractor-trailer accidents, such as:
- Accidents caused by driver fatigue
- Semi-Trailer accidents caused by improperly loaded cargo
- Big Rig accidents caused by lack of vehicle inspection or proper maintenance
- 18-wheeler accidents due to a truck driver that is intoxicated (DWI or DUI)
There are many other causes of motor vehicle accidents involving these large trucks, including poor driving conditions, failing to yield the right of way, speeding or a distracted driver. Our focused New York Tractor Trailer Injury Lawyer group will wade through the complicated legal process while you focus on recovering from the traumatic accident.
If you have lost a loved one due to tractor-trailer accident or if you are suffering from an injury caused by a collision with one of these massive tractor-trailers, contact our New York Truck Accident Lawyer group at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC. You may contact us online or at 1.800.NY.NY.LAW to plan a free appointment to discuss your legal choices and probable case. For your convenience, we have offices throughout the New York City region in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx and also in Westchester County and in the Long Island region in Suffolk County and Nassau County.