October 4, 2013

New York City Jobsite Trucking Accidents

By Jonathan Damashek

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It is a normal everyday occurrence to have numerous trucks traveling to and from a job site. These trucks carry necessities to get the job done; everything from gravel is taken away from the site, glass is brought in, heavy lumber, rocks and other various forms of heavy equipment leave and enter construction sites every hour. Although this is a regular event at jobsites, if someone improperly loads a truck, a driver encounters uneven ground or a driver is negligent, serious accidents can occur. In these situations, it is crucial that a New York City construction accident lawyer or truck accident attorney from our firm be contacted at once.

With busy sites, lots of people bustling and different contractors operating to load and unload cargo trucks, accidents causing injuries can occur. If a truck is poorly loaded, with an unsecure load or an uneven load, the truck may tip or spill its belongings. It is possible that drivers can encounter uneven ground and causeways on a construction site, resulting in the truck tipping over and losing their cargo as well. Untrained, poorly trained and negligent drivers can cause accidents and flip-overs. If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a jobsite truck accident, you have rights.

In any accident, it is important to act within the New York statute of limitations. You have a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit against your wrongdoer and bring the lawsuit to court. It is imperative that you contact an attorney from Hecht Kleeger & Damashek, P.C. as soon as possible. Our firm has experience in protecting those who have been injured and obtaining them the highest level of compensation that they are so rightfully due. Contact our offices today to schedule a consultation and determine if you are eligible for a personal injury lawsuit against your employer or wrongful party.