A truck accident can change your life forever. The resulting injuries are often catastrophic and the painful effects can go beyond physical, possibly impacting your career and your family. If you have been injured in a truck accident in Manhattan, contact the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC. We can help you obtain the compensation you are entitled to. Call (212) 564-2800 or reach us online to set up a free consultation.
Why Choose Our Manhattan Truck Accident Attorney?
Our attorneys are highly skilled and have more than 20 years of experience in truck accident cases.
We will never settle for less than the full value of your claim.
Our truck accident attorney will take on your case without any money upfront, and will only get paid once you are.
Why You Need a Manhattan Truck Accident Lawyer
Filing a claim against a trucking company can be very intimidating when you’re not being advocated for by a lawyer. Trucking companies and their insurance companies have powerful teams of attorneys on their side. Attempting to fight them alone can result in a lower settlement amount than what you need to cover your extensive medical bills and future care. A truck accident lawyer will know what type of evidence is needed to be successful in your claim and will swiftly gather the following:
Truck’s black box (when applicable, has critical information regarding the truck, its trip, and where it was right before the accident)
Vehicle maintenance log
Driver’s training history
Police reports and results from any alcohol or dug tests
Length of skid marks
Inspection of the brake pads and other vehicle components
Some trucking companies may destroy available evidence that you need for a chance at a fair settlement. Contacting an experienced truck accident lawyer as soon as possible will ensure it is preserved.
How Much is My Truck Accident Claim Worth?
The amount of compensation you are entitled to can vary greatly, given the circumstances specific to your case. Some of the factors that will potentially be considered are:
The cost of your losses
Extent of your injuries and how they will impact you in the future
Lost income and if you will be able to return to work
Whether or not a death was involved
How much insurance coverage is available.
No two cases are alike, which means an attorney can only evaluate your case and give you an estimate of what to expect. Doing so may involve consulting with medical experts, economists, and life care planners to determine the amount of compensation you will need for future medical expenses, lost earnings, and pain and suffering.
Contact the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC
We will work with you to prove liability and obtain the compensation you deserve. Our highly experienced attorneys represent the victims of truck accidents in Manhattan and throughout the New York City area. Call us at (212) 564-2800 or reach us through our contact form online to schedule a free consultation.