Handling Tractor-Trailer Accidents In New Jersey And New York
In the United States, our highways represent the backbone of industrial America. And while this is good for the economy, it can be a nightmare for drivers who are forced to navigate one of the most highly congested avenues of tractor-trailers in the nation. MetroLaw.Com knows all too well how true this is. Big rig drivers are often overworked and under-rested, leading to the negligent operation of an 80,000-pound vehicle. Our trucking accident lawyers help people in Newark, New Jersey, and the surrounding areas of New York who have suffered injuries because of negligence on the part of truck drivers and companies.
Truck Accidents: Common And Dangerous
Recently the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported that in 2002, there were more than 4,000 truck-related deaths in the United States. This means 10 percent of all traffic-related fatalities involved trucks.
And because of the incredible size difference between an 80,000-pound 18-wheeler and a 3,000-pound car, the consequences of collisions are often very serious, resulting in debilitating catastrophic injuries and even wrongful death. The law is designed to protect safe drivers and their families from hospital costs and lost wages, as well as provide recovery of future losses resulting from death or prolonged or permanent injury.
Successful In Getting All Damages, Present And Future
Our attorneys have been successful helping our clients and their families recover all the compensation they are entitled to, from money for medical bills and pain and suffering to money for future medical treatments and loss of future wages. With over 30 years of trial experience, MetroLaw.Com is ready to help you sift through the wreckage and paperwork left after a truck accident. Contact us online, or call us today at 800-469-6476.