What To Do After A Truck Accident
Truck accidents are among the worst type of traffic collisions. They often result in significant injuries or fatalities, particularly for those in the other vehicle. While some truck accidents are just that — accidents — many can be traced to negligence or carelessness of the truck driver, the trucking company or even the manufacturer.
Recovering from a serious accident may take years or even decades. Life may never be the same again. Apart from the physical and emotional hurdles of restoring your well-being, your financial stability may also have fractured. The medical bills and rehabilitation expenses may seem endless.
Know Your Options
If you or a loved one was involved in an 18-wheeler accident, you may have multiple legal options for pursuing compensation. If the accident occurred either on the job or in the course of work-related activities, workers’ compensation benefits may be available. Depending on your employment history and the severity of your injuries, Social Security Disability benefits may be another option. Certain circumstances involving negligence may also be grounds for a personal injury case.
Wading through the legal aftermath of an 18-wheeler accident is undoubtedly complex. That’s where we come in. At the Law Office of Morrin & Sands PLLC, we can assess your situation and help you formulate a strategic course of action. We can point you in the right direction for cases involving collisions with:
- Delivery trucks
- Box trucks
- Garbage trucks
Since 1983, Morrin & Sands PLLC has represented accident and injury victims across New York. You can turn to our firm for compassionate guidance, attentive service and knowledgeable advocacy.
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Following a tragic accident, you need experienced legal advice. You can benefit from the three decades of combined experience that our lawyers bring to the table.
For a free consultation, call 516-307-8000 or contact our office online. Based in Westbury, New York, we serve clients throughout Nassau County and the surrounding areas.