What Should I Do if I’m Hurt in an NYC Truck Accident?

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What Should I Do if I’m Hurt in an NYC Truck Accident?

When someone is involved in a truck accident, they frequently sustain various severe injuries and require legal recourse to help them pick up the pieces. This is where our NYC firm comes in. Please continue reading and contact a knowledgeable, dedicated, and aggressive Bronx car accident lawyer from the Law Office of Richard M. Kenny to learn more about truck accidents and how we can help if you’ve been hurt in one. Here are some of the questions you may have:

What do I need to do if I am hurt in a truck accident in NYC?

If you are hurt in a truck accident in NYC, it’s paramount that you take several steps to document the facts surrounding the accident so you and your legal team can prove negligence and liability at a later date. Of course, sometimes those who’ve been hurt in truck accidents are unable to do anything other than await emergency services, as the size and weight of trucks often far outclass that of other motor vehicles, however, if you are hurt and you are physically capable, you should try your best to do the following:

  • Ask witnesses for their contact information
  • Call the police to the scene of the accident
  • Ensure you receive immediate medical attention
  • Take pictures of the accident and any damage it caused, including to you or other property
  • Get the truck driver’s insurance information
  • Hire an NYC truck accident lawyer who can help you fight for the compensation you need.

How do I know who is responsible for a truck accident?

An attorney will have to assess the circumstances of your case and determine whether the trucker, the truck company employer, truck company employees, or even faulty truck parts are responsible for your accident and injuries. Our legal team has extensive experience handling cases involving 18-wheelers, and we are prepared to put that experience to work in your corner. Contact us today to learn more about what we can do for you.

CONTACT OUR EXPERIENCED NEW YORK CITY FIRM

Our entire legal team is dedicated to providing the advice you need and the personalized attention you deserve. If you have been injured due to another party’s negligence, call 866-749-7815 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation with a New York City personal injury lawyer. You may be entitled to financial compensation, which can help you on your road to recovery.

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