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Truck Accidents

White Plains Truck Accident Lawyers

Holding Trucking Companies Accountable for Negligence

A loaded tractor trailer weighs up to 40 tons, often leading to major injuries or death in collisions with smaller vehicles. Scarcella Law Offices of White Plains, New York vigorously pursues the financial damages that truck accident victims and their families need.

We understand how devastating the aftermath of a trucking accident can be — severe or permanent injuries, numerous victims, and often multiple vehicles. We have the resources to sort out liability and insurance issues and ensure that our clients are fully compensated for their losses.

Scarcella Law Offices, with locations in White Plains and Manhattan, represents truck accident victims in all boroughs of New York City, as well as Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam counties. Contact our personal injury lawyers for a free consultation.

Aggressive Pursuit of Truck Accident Liability

Our experienced attorneys have obtained substantial verdicts and settlements in accidents involving 18-wheelers, garbage trucks, buses and other large trucks. We thoroughly investigate the scene for critical evidence regarding fault:

  • Truck driver error — fell asleep at the wheel, inattentive driving, changed lanes or crossed the center line, driving too fast for conditions
  • Trucking company negligence — negligent entrustment by employing untrained or unqualified truckers, falsified log books, pressure to violate U.S. DOT regulations
  • Condition of the semi truck — overweight, load unbalanced or unsecured, improper maintenance, bald tires, bad brakes or improper lights

Scarcella Law Offices frequently retains accident reconstructionists to examine all vehicles for clues to the cause of the truck crash. We pursue every source of insurance coverage to make sure our clients' extensive medical bills are covered. In cases of catastrophic injury or fatal truck accidents, we also consult with medical experts and economists to determine future medical needs and the financial impact of the loss of family income.

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Contact our White Plains or Manhattan office today to arrange a free consultation about recovery of damages for your truck accident. We work closely with clients to ensure all needs are met and bills are paid. We aggressively pursue the full compensation you deserve, through insurance negotiations or at trial if necessary. By appointment, we can meet clients evenings or weekends, including home and hospital visits.

With offices in Manhattan and White Plains, New York, we handle personal injury and wrongful death claims in Westchester County and Rockland County, including Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Eastchester, Scarsdale, Hawthorne, Dobbs Ferry, Ossining, Pleasantville, Thornwood, Riverdale, Greenburgh, Elmsford, and Yonkers, and all of New York City: Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island, including Harlem, the East Side, Battery Park, and Park Avenue.