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New York City Truck Accident Blog

If you've been injured in an accident or on the job, the attorneys of Hach & Rose, LLP have the knowledge, skills, and experience required to hold the party responsible for your injury accountable.

Last Updated: 05-31-2022
Truck Accident Four Ways to Prevent Truck Accidents 

Truck accidents are uniquely horrifying events. These accidents tend to cause significant damage to smaller passenger vehicles, leaving victims with traumatic injuries. Large truck accidents can also throw victims into a state of financial instability as they struggle to afford medical care. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration estimates that in 2019, there were nearly 510,000 police-reported […]

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Truck Accident What Questions Should I Ask a Truck Accident Witness?

One of the most important parts of a truck accident report is the eyewitness accounts of the accident. Eyewitness testimony can help establish liability and be a valuable resource for getting to the bottom of how a truck accident occurred. However, after a traumatic accident, you may not know which questions you should ask witnesses […]

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Truck Accident What Not to Say After an Accident with a Truck Driver in New York 

Finding yourself caught up in a truck accident can be a shocking experience. You may be stunned, traumatized, and at a loss for words. In fact, that may work to your benefit. Why? It’s because the words that you say to a truck driver could come back to haunt you. Truck drivers and potential witnesses […]

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Truck Accident How Are Truck Accidents Different from Other Auto Accidents?

Being injured in a truck or automobile accident can be stressful for everyone involved. Because of the size and weight of commercial trucks and the cargo they carry and the damage they can cause in a crash, large truck accidents can be devastating. Though they can both involve difficult processes, automobile accidents and large truck […]

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Truck Accident What is the Black Box in Truck Accident?

If you’ve been injured in a collision with a truck, you need an attorney with real truck accident experience who knows how the trucking industry operates and knows what evidence to look for to prove your case. Truck/car collisions routinely result in death or catastrophic injuries for the occupants of the car, immediately creating the […]

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Truck Accident The Pros and Cons of Self-Driving Trucks

Self-driving cars have been in the headlines for the past few years as companies have begun testing autonomous vehicles. A self-driving vehicle uses sensors, radar, cameras, and GPS systems to navigate the road and other vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles around them. Now, those same self-driving car companies are expanding their reach with self-driving trucks. What […]

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Truck Accident Jackknife Accidents: How Do They Happen?

Because of the sheer weight and size of commercial vehicles, any collision they are involved in has the potential to become catastrophic. According to a 2017 report from the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), researchers found that approximately 107 thousand large trucks were involved in injury-causing accidents. Alarmingly, there were almost 5 thousand large […]

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Truck Accident Who Can Be Held Responsible for a Commercial Truck Wreck?

While commercial truck accidents are statistically less frequent than average passenger vehicle collisions, these types of wrecks can be much more devastating to those involved. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), semi-trucks with attached trailers, such as big rigs or box trucks, can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. Because of their sheer weight […]

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Truck Accident Negligent Truck Maintenance

New York ranked among the ten states with the highest average of fatal truck crashes from 2014-2106, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA). While trucking accidents can happen for a wide variety of reasons, one of the most concerning for others on the road is improper maintenance. Truck drivers, trucking companies, and […]

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Truck Accident Examples of Truck Driver Negligence

The injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident can be devastating. Because trucks are so massive, the accidents can be even worse. Often, these collisions are caused by negligence on the part of a truck driver. If you or a loved one has sustained injuries because of a collision caused by the negligent acts of […]

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