Companies regularly rely on large trucks, tractor-trailers, and 18-wheelers to move goods across New Jersey and the United States. Truck drivers often work long shifts, sometimes driving on highways while fatigued to meet deadlines. When the size and weight of commercial trucks are added into the mix, it’s no surprise that most truck accidents are serious and even catastrophic.
If you have become victim to a serious or fatal New Jersey truck accident, Team Law can step in to advocate for your right to financial compensation. With over 60 years’ experience, our accident lawyers are trained to take on even the most complex truck accident cases.
Getting fair compensation in truck accident cases is especially complicated. This is because:
Victims and their loved ones may quickly be faced with many serious concerns, both financial and with respect to your physical recovery. The experienced New Jersey truck accident lawyers at Team Law are here to help you counter the trucking company’s strong defense to get fair compensation.
The first step to getting fair compensation is understanding your legal rights. Call us today to see how we can help.
In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that there are as many as 5,000 fatal truck accidents every year on American soil. Here’s a quick look at the most common types of truck accidents:
These potentially deadly truck accidents can happen for a variety of reasons, but the most common involve:
Truck drivers frequently ignore the federal and New Jersey laws that regulate how long drivers can stay behind the wheel. These truck drivers are much more susceptible to fatigue, distraction and even drug or alcohol use. Trucking companies similarly may cut corners to maximize profit. They may even ignore rules for inspecting the truck or making sure drivers are trained properly.
The truck accident lawyers at Team Law are here to identify the root cause of your truck accident—which is key to holding the right party financially accountable. In our investigation, we will:
To most accident victims, this may seem like a complicated process. While it often is, Team Law has the resources and experience necessary to get the job done.
If you or a loved one suffered an injury in a truck accident, the driver of the truck or the trucking company may be liable for the damages caused by the accident. Other potentially responsible parties include:
In most cases, these companies have their own teams of lawyers whose primary job is to reduce the company’s liability. You, in turn, need the best possible legal representation to even the playing field.
When you choose Team Law, our injury lawyers will:
At Team Law, we stand up to trucking and insurance companies who stand to gain from reducing your compensation. We have a reputation for providing aggressive legal counsel and successfully securing fair compensation for our clients after a truck accident.
Our truck accident lawyers have been handling these cases for over 60 years and we know all the tricks that truck companies may try. In the face of these tactics, we’ve dedicated our careers to standing up to get fair compensation for accident victims.
If you are like most people, you probably won’t be familiar with the intricacies of truck accident law. Insurance companies and trucking companies count on this fact—most will say almost anything to get you to accept a reduced settlement award. It’s key to remember that you don’t have to handle your claim alone.
At Team Law, our New Jersey truck accident lawyers are here to give you the power to fight back so that you can get the fair compensation you need. We handle the heavy lifting in your case so that you can focus on healing and moving on with your life.
Your initial consultation is free, and you don’t pay our attorneys’ fees unless we win compensation for you. For more details, call our office or contact us online today.
After establishing liability, we work to get full compensation for all medical expenses, property damage and lost past and future wages. We also fight for non-economic damages, which can include pain and suffering, emotional distress and more.
Truck drivers are often employees of some other larger company. Most truck drivers don’t own the vehicle. They might not even be responsible for maintaining the vehicle. Under the law, an employer is legally responsible for damage caused by an employee while the employee is working for the employer.
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