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Bronx County was the last of the 62 counties of New York State to be incorporated. Although the Bronx is the third most densely populated county in the U.S., about a quarter of its area is open space, including Woodlawn Cemetery, Van Cortlandt Park, Pelham Bay Park, the New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo. Zip codes in the Bronx include 10467, 10456, 10458, 10453, 10468, 10457, 10452 and 10462.
Accidents involving large commercial trucks differ significantly from the average car accident due to the sheer size and weight of these 18-wheeler big-rigs. Injuries sustained tend to be severe and victims face an uphill battle as they fight to get better following one of these accidents. Insurance companies defending the truckers tend to be deep-pocketed and aggressive if fighting claims. You will want to hire the best Bronx truck accident lawyer to represent you in your case.
At Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC we put our more than fifteen (15) years of legal and practical trial experience to work for you using our honed legal skills to make sure that you receive a fair settlement for your medical bills, wage loss, property damage, and pain and suffering. If a fair settlement cannot be reached out of Court, however, we have the knowledge, skill, experience and resources required to try your case to jury verdict if that is what’s necessary.
Large truck accidents often result in permanent injuries that prevent victims from working and supporting their families. That is why it’s critical to have an experienced Bronx truck accident lawyer on your side.
At Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC we understand the laws that govern commercial trucking, such as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act which is sometimes referred to by its acronym, FMCSA. The FMCSA focuses on inspections and maintenance of commercial trucks, the type and amount of cargo that can be hauled, fatigue levels, alcohol and drug usage among drivers, as well as many other safety issues. We know how to recognize driver or company actions that violate these laws and hold them accountable.
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The types of commercial trucks most frequently involved in accidents included:
All common causes of motor vehicle accidents can also lead to 18-wheeler accidents, such as driver distraction, driving under the influence, and disobeying road rules. However, there are certain issues that are more unique to the trucking industry, such as:
All of these elements have contributed to the following types of accidents:
Other types of truck accidents include head-on collisions, broadside collisions, truck rollovers, and tire blowouts.
Due to the difference in size and weight between tractor-trailers and passenger cars, passenger car occupants tend to suffer severe injuries in tractor-tractor collisions. Below are some of the most common truck accident injuries.
Tragically, many 18-wheeler accidents can end in death. A Bronx truck accident lawyer can help you file a wrongful death claim if a loved one lost their life in a collision.
If you have been injured in the Bronx due to someone else’s negligence, contact the Bronx Truck Accident lawyers at Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. PC and get the wheels of justice spinning for you. Call 212-240-9465 now!