New York Truck Accident Lawyer - Big Rig Accident
Our New York Big Rig Accident Lawyer team at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC knows that big rigs are among the most popular means of transporting goods throughout New York and the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, big rigs, tractor trailers and semi-trucks constitute approximately three percent of the vehicles traveling our roadways. The data has also revealed that nine percent of all fatality accidents are the result of a big rig accident.
Every year thousands of New Yorkers are seriously injured or killed due to the negligence of a big rig driver. In many instances, a big rig accident may be avoided. The research of our New York Truck Accident Lawyer staff has revealed oversized loads are among the common causes of a big rig accident, along with a lack of sleep, defective equipment, unsafe driving practices, driver fatigue, driver error, driver intoxication, driver inexperience and negligence.
A big rig accident can lead to a devastating injury. The sheer weight and size of a big rig or truck can cause significant destruction. The New York Big Rig Accident Lawyer staff at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC has found that traumatic brain injury is one of the common forms of injury, along with:
- Spinal injury
- Bone fracture
- Loss of limb
- Permanent disability
- Wrongful death
A substantial injury from a big rig accident can significantly impact your life and the life of your family. The devastation can continue to amass with tremendous medical bills, ongoing treatment costs, pain and suffering and even funeral expenses. If you are suffering an injury from a big rig accident, contact our New York Injury Lawyer team at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC to discuss your legal rights and pursue monetary compensation for your losses.
A big rig accident injury claim can be a complex, time-consuming and expensive undertaking. You must determine the cause and prove liability. In many cases, the negligence of the truck driver or trucking company is the cause of the big rig accident. In other instances, the truck driver may have an undiscovered medical condition (due to a medical professional’s failure to diagnose a condition arising from medical malpractice), which may impede his ability to properly operate a big rig. These complexities necessitate employing our experienced New York Big Rig Accident Lawyer at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC to guide you through the legal process and protect your rights. Please call us at 1.800.NY.NY.LAW, online or contact one of our New York City offices in Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx or Brooklyn, our New York office in Westchester County or one of our Long Island offices in Nassau County or Suffolk County.