Truck Accident Attorney in East Brunswick
Representing Clients with Catastrophic Injuries
A truck accident is usually a major traffic incident. These deadly accidents occur at a staggering rate in the East Brunswick area.
Big-rigs, 18-wheelers, and commercial trucks are delivering goods and continually moving up:
- Routes 27, 91, 171
- And throughout the city
A truck accident often leads to severe, catastrophic, or fatal injuries. At the Law Office of Howard S. Teitelbaum, our East Brunswick truck accident attorney has decades of experience in negotiating fair compensation and filing lawsuits to recover damages in truck accident cases.
Call our East Brunswick truck accident lawyer at (732) 338-0785 for a free consultation, or contact us online.
What Causes Truck Accidents?
Truck drivers have a tough job. They are often traversing the same routes, and often engage in negligent conduct while behind the wheel.
They are expected to deliver their cargo on time, no matter the:
- Weather conditions
- And other factors that could slow a delivery
Some of the most common reasons truck accidents occur include:
- Driving too fast for weather conditions
- Driving fatigue
- Texting while driving
- Distracted driving
- Poor vehicle maintenance
- Driver error
- Equipment failure
- Cargo loaded unevenly
- Operating a truck while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Most Common Truck Accident Injuries: From Minor to Fatal
A fully loaded commercial truck is heavy, weighing up to 80,000 lbs. When hitting a passenger vehicle, there is no contest.
In the majority of truck collisions, it is not the truck driver who suffers injuries, but the driver and passengers of other vehicles.
The injuries sustained by others sharing the roadways around East Brunswick include:
- Back injuries
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Brain injuries (TBI)
- Head injuries
- Internal injuries
Call us at (732) 338-0785 or contact us online today for a free consultation – no legal fees unless we win.
Who Is Liable in a Truck Accident?
To file a claim or lawsuit, the liable parties must be identified.
In a truck accident case, there could be several parties that hold liability, including the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking firms
- Truck maintenance firms
- Truck manufacturers
- Truck parts manufacturers
- Truck leasing firms
- Shippers or loaders
How Our Firm Can Help
If you were in a truck accident, our East Brunswick truck accident attorney can help. Contact the Law Office of Howard S. Teitelbaum, where you can get the information you need regarding compensation for all damages.
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