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Truck Accidents

Truck Accident Attorneys Passaic County, NJ

Serving Clients across Passaic County and Essex County towns, including Wayne, Clifton, Bloomfield, West Milford, Little Falls, Paterson, Woodland Park, and more

Bloomfield NJ Truck Accident InjuryNew Jersey’s roads and highways are used not only by commuters and tourists, but by many trucks and industrial vehicles as well. These trucks transport goods and products across the state, but the danger that these trucks pose to other motorists and pedestrians alike is very real.

For this reason, truck drivers, trucking companies, and delivery companies all have the responsibility of ensuring safe usage of their trucks and commercial vehicles, proper maintenance, thorough hiring standards and review, and following state and federal safety and operation regulations. When any one or more of these parties fail to do so, and a truck accident injury is caused as a result, the victims of these truck accidents may be able to recover financial compensation for their injuries and damages through a truck accident personal injury claim against the responsible party(s).

At The Law Office of Fredson & Statmore, our personal injury attorneys have over 50 years of experience helping the victims of truck accident injuries and their families to recover full and fair financial compensation in towns across Passaic County and Essex County, including Clifton, Wayne, Bloomfield, Paterson, West Milford, Little Falls, Woodland Park, and the surrounding communities.

Call our office to discuss your unique needs, concerns, and situation when it comes to any kind of truck accident injury in a free and confidential consultation with our legal team today.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Passaic County and Essex County

Most truck accident injuries tend to have one or more of the following factors as its cause:

  • Driver fatigue due to being overworked
  • Reckless driving like speeding or disobeying traffic laws
  • Distracted driving
  • Overloaded trucks
  • Inadequate or poor maintenance
  • Driver intoxication
  • Negligent hiring of drivers who have a recorded history of some of the offenses already mentioned (drunk driving, reckless driving, etc)
  • Failure to comply with safety regulations as set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (for example lack of rear guard protection)

If you and your Passaic County truck accident injury attorney are able to prove that any of these negligent actions took place, and were what directly lead to your truck accident injuries, you will have a strong personal injury case against the responsible parties and may be able to recover financial compensation for you and your family’s injuries and damages through their own insurance providers.

Bloomfield NJ Truck Accident Injury Attorney Holds Responsible Parties Liable

Unlike most car accident injury cases, truck accidents often have more than one potentially liable party. These can include the driver of the truck, the company that employed the driver, and any entities which employed the trucking company. New Jersey’s joint and several liability laws state that any party which is at least 60% responsible for the plaintiff’s injuries may be held liable for all of plaintiff’s injuries.

It is critical that you and your Bloomfield truck accident attorney correctly identify each potentially liable party as well as the full extent of their responsibility when filing a truck accident injury claim. This is both to ensure you receive full compensation, and to prevent at-fault parties from delaying your case by claiming other parties are responsible, and that more investigation needs to be done before your claim can be resolved (a common stall tactic used in many different types of personal injury matters by insurance companies).

Contact Our Wayne Truck Accident Injury Lawyers Today

At The Law Office of Fredson & Statmore, we have extensive experience helping the victims of truck accident injuries and their families to the financial compensation that they need and deserve in towns across Passaic County and Essex County, including Wayne, Clifton, Bloomfield, Paterson, West Milford, Little Falls, Woodland Park, and the surrounding communities.

Our personal injury team is lead by a New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Civil Trial Attorney, and features attorneys nominated to the Super Lawyers list as it relates to personal injury law. With millions of dollars already recovered for our clients, we are ready to put our legal knowledge, trial skills, and training to work for you today.

To speak with our firm today in a free and confidential consultation regarding your truck accident injury case, please contact us online, or through our Clifton, NJ office at (973) 771-5259. All personal injury cases are taken on contingency, and if your injuries prevent you from meeting with us in our office, we are happy to come to you.