Due to their size and weight, truck accidents can be nothing short of catastrophic. This is one reason trucking companies are so heavily regulated—and so heavily insured. After an accident, a commercial transportation or trucking company will do whatever it can to outright deny your claim or at least minimize your compensation payout. Do not be intimidated by these companies or their insurers. Each experienced New Jersey commercial driver injury lawyer at Camili & Capo, PA has years of experience handling difficult cases such as these, and we are here to help you secure the fair compensation you are entitled to after a trucking accident. Call our offices in Little Falls, Hackensack, Newark, or New Brunswick today for a free, no-obligation case consultation.
It is not uncommon for commercial vehicle companies to hide or tamper with evidence, repair faulty vehicles after the fact, or change worker driving logs in an attempt to absolve themselves of culpability for a crash.
As illegal as these activities may be, they are not surprising given the horrific nature of many truck accidents. According to the NHTSA, over 40,000 people were killed in vehicle accidents in 2021, of which about 5,000 were truck-related. Furthermore, a 2019 NHTSA report on large truck accidents found that over 70% of truck accident fatalities were the drivers of other vehicles, and large truck drivers involved in an accident were more likely than other vehicle operators to have been involved in an accident at least once before.
These facts can help explain not only the severity of truck accidents but their frequency. Some of the injuries and losses that victims can sustain in a truck accident that may qualify for compensation include:
Our team of experienced professional driver accident attorneys in Passaic County, NJ can help you:
Trucking companies understand the dangers of their work, and they have large legal teams focused on limiting their liability after accidents. Do not fight your case alone. We are in your corner and can help you by confidently and professionally handling your case. Do not hesitate to contact a professional driver accident attorney in Passaic County, NJ from our firm for assistance with your case.
One of the most important aspects of truck accident cases is correctly identifying the at-fault party responsible for the crash. You can only recover compensation if you can identify and then gather evidence to prove the at-fault party was somehow negligent or responsible for your crash.
In most cases, the at-fault party in New Jersey driver accidents involving trucks can be:
Contact an experienced professional driver accident attorney in Passaic County, NJ at Camili & Capo, PA if you were injured or harmed in any way in an accident involving a large commercial truck. You can lose your case if you wait too long to file a claim and it can be difficult to put together a case and gather evidence the more time elapses between your accident and when you start pursuing compensation.
Our team has years of experience handling a wide range of personal injury and work accident cases in both civil and insurance courts. We have the expertise, legal knowledge, compassion, and understanding to help you get through the difficult time immediately after an accident while we pursue financial compensation for you. We also offer free, no-obligation consultations to help you get started with your claim. Call us today to learn more about how we can help you after a truck or vehicle accident.
We handle all types of truck and vehicle accident cases. This is not limited to commercial 18-wheeler/semi-truck accidents. Even if you were injured in an accident involving a garbage truck, construction vehicles such as forklifts, or local delivery vans (such as FedEx, Amazon, UPS, or USPS vehicles), we can help. Every case is different, every victim’s circumstances and injuries are unique, and different statutory requirements and rules apply to different cases, so call us to learn more about the laws and procedures that apply to your case.
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