New Jersey Garbage Truck Accident Attorneys
Compensation After a Collision with a Trash Vehicle
Have you or a loved one been involved in a garbage truck accident? Is having to manage the resulting damages causing you distress? Please get in touch with the compassionate New Jersey personal injury lawyers at Lependorf & Silverstein, P.C. to start on your claim. We have successfully handled many cases involving powerful trucking and insurance companies. Let us provide you with the aggressive legal representation you need to achieve an optimal case outcome.
In a recent case against a trash hauling company, we were able to negotiate a $2,500,000 settlement for our client who had suffered multiple injuries in a vehicle collision with one of the company’s garbage trucks. If you need compensation for medical bills, lost wages and more, call us today at (609) 240-0040 to discuss your legal options in a free consultation. Our firm operates on a contingency fee basis, meaning you won’t have to pay us a cent unless we get you coverage.
Garbage Truck Accident Verdicts and Settlements
- $2.5 Million Settlement - Trash Truck Accident Case
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The Difficulties of a NJ Garbage Truck Accident Claim Case
Behind most garbage trucks are corporations or state funded or bonded agencies – all powerful and resourceful entities. In accident cases, they are known to employ teams of insurance professionals and other relevant experts that specialize in weakening victims’ claims. It is highly recommended that you get professional legal assistance, unless you want to be at a great disadvantage. Not only can a reliable attorney help you fight against the claim-killing tactics commonly employed by insurance companies, but s/he can also help you navigate the intricate bureaucratic procedures involved in an insurance claim.
Factors Behind Garbage Truck Accidents
Garbage trucks have a lot of heft and are difficult to maneuver. This makes them potentially dangerous vehicles which require utmost caution and concentration to operate properly. Unfortunately, not all garbage companies and their employees adhere to their standard duty of care and people end up getting badly hurt, or worse, killed.
The most common contributing factors behind garbage accidents in New Jersey include the following:
- Fatigued driving
- Distracted or inattentive driving
- Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol
- Overloading of waste
- Inadequate maintenance of vehicle
- Failing to check before reversing or turning
- Failing to address traffic signals
Depending on the circumstances of your crash, you may file a lawsuit against the truck driver, the trucking company and/or even the truck parts manufacturer. Consult with an New Jersey truck accident attorney to learn more.
NJ Garbage Truck Crash Lawyers Helping You Build a Better Tomorrow
The emotional, mental and financial consequences of a devastating collision can be hard to bear. And when a death is involved, the scars may never fade completely. However, an attorney can help facilitate the recovery process and lay down the foundations for a more secure future. Contact our New Jersey garbage truck accident lawyers at (609) 240-0040 today for more information.
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