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Truck Accidents in New York

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New York Truck Accident Attorneys

Semi-Truck, 18-Wheeler & Tanker Truck Collisions

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's National Center for Statistics and Analysis Traffic Safety Facts records an average of 90+ fatalities per year from truck accidents in New York. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident with a semi-truck, is it important to get legal advice on how to proceed.

Filing a Truck Accident Claim in NY

Originally put in place to avoid lost evidence and indefinite lawsuits, states have put limitations on how long victims have to file their accident claims. This also includes claims for injuries caused by vehicle accidents and auto product liabilities. In order to ensure that your claim is filed correctly and in a timely manner, it is highly recommended that you hire a New York truck accident lawyer who will be efficient and productive in acting on your behalf. Getting information on commercial truck accidents can empower you to make the right choices about your claim.

If you have been the victim of a trucking accident on New York roads or highways, you have the right to be compensated for your injuries. Contact us to learn how.

New York Truck Accident Statistics

According to data provided by the NHTSA (2014):

  • There were 98 fatalities from truck crashes.
  • Kings County had the most fatal truck accidents.

New York State Information


  • Population: 19,795,791
  • Capital: Albany
  • Most Populous City: New York

Top 5 Counties

  • Kings County
  • Queens County
  • New York County
  • Suffolk County
  • Bronx County

Top 10 Cities

  • New York
  • Buffalo
  • Rochester
  • Yonkers
  • Syracuse
  • Albany
  • New Rochelle
  • Mount Vernon
  • Schenectady
  • Utica

About New York Highways

New York has one of the oldest and most comprehensive transportation infrastructure systems in the United States. The northern part of the state is linked to the south by interstate highways I-87, I-81, and I-495. The eastern and western ends of New York are connected by interstate highways I-84, I-86, I-88, and I-90.

Get the Legal Help You Need After Trucking Accident

This can be a trying time in life, and we understand that you may have unanswered questions and expectations. At Arnold & Itkin LLP, we have a team of professionals standing by to answer your hard questions both honestly and quickly. Your consultation with our New York trucking accident team is free and confidential.

Taking action is the best thing you can do to protect your right to compensation, so call (888) 493-1629 today!

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  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin LLP tried a Risperdal case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about one of the drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $222 Million Record-Breaking Verdict for Widow Our firm won $222 million for a woman who lost her husband in an industrial accident caused by a faulty valve. We took the case to trial because the at-fault company refused to take responsibility. The jury saw through the corporate lies and double ...
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $139 Million Massive Settlement Achieved for Victims of an Oilfield Incident Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a huge $139,000,000 settlement for injured families affected by an oilfield incident in the eastern United States, settling one week before trial.
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
  • $114 Million Settlement Won for Victims of Pipeline Explosion Offshore injury lawyers at Arnold & Itkin fought for two workers who were injured in a pipeline explosion at sea, one of whom passed away. Our relentless investigation and advocacy resulted in a nine-figure settlement that will provide for our ...
  • $110 Million Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for individuals harmed by defective, dangerous products. The result exemplifies our commitment to clients and justice for those seriously injured by the conduct of others.
  • $105 Million Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims Arnold & Itkin’s legal team helped represent those harmed by dangerous products. We were successful in recovering a $105 million settlement.
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