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Nationwide Litigation on Behalf of Tractor-Trailer Accident Victims

Imagine being on your way to a family celebration with your toddler when your car is rear-ended by a tractor-trailer, fracturing several of your bones and injuring your child's spinal cord. It sounds like a nightmare, but that is exactly what happened to a client of the Finz firm. In this particular case, the Finz firm was able to obtain a record settlement of $21,000,000 for the child — the largest in New York state history for an individual plaintiff truck accident case. The total case settlement was $24,500,000 million.

Accidents like the one above happen far too frequently. If you were injured because of the negligence of a tractor-trailer driver or trucking company, you need a strong legal advocate on your side to help you pursue the full amount of compensation you deserve. Call the experienced New York tractor-trailer accident lawyers at the Finz firm toll free at (855) TOP-FIRM for a Free Case Evaluation today.

Tractor-Trailer Injuries by State

Although tractor-trailer accidents and other truck accidents can happen anywhere in the country, some states see a larger number of accidents than others. The U.S. Department of Transportation recorded the number of injuries in crashes involving 18-wheelers and other large trucks and found that:

  • New York truck accidents caused 1,975 injuries
  • Ohio truck accidents caused 3,255 injuries
  • Florida truck accidents caused 4,374 injuries
  • Pennsylvania truck accidents caused 4,394 injuries
  • North Carolina truck accidents caused 4,454 injuries
  • Georgia truck accidents caused 4,505 injuries
  • California truck accidents caused 5,021 injuries
  • Texas truck accidents caused 9,400 injuries

Call Experienced Truck Accident Attorneys at the Finz Firm

The New York-based attorneys at Finz & Finz, P.C., have a top national team of tractor-trailer accident experts and lawyers who are ready to help you understand your legal rights and fight for maximum compensation anywhere in the United States. Call the firm toll free at (855) TOP-FIRM or simply fill out the Free Case Evaluation form online.

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Tractor Trailer Drivers Must be Aware of Restrictions

December 11, 2018 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

Tractor trailer accidents are not among the most common highway incidents, but they are among the most dangerous.  In general, accidents involving semis and other large trucks are much more likely to result in significant injuries or fatalities.  Tractor trailer accidents are extremely dangerous, but mostly preventable.

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Damages with Tractor-Trailer Accidents

October 19, 2018 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

What could have been an absolute catastrophe resulted in only two injuries after a tractor trailer crashed into three homes early in the morning of September 17, 2018.  The incident took place on Staten Island at approximately 6 a.m. when the truck, carrying hundreds of gallons of diesel and other construction materials, drove off the road and crashed into the three buildings.

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Improperly Loaded Cargo Contributes to Accidents

April 17, 2018 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

Loading cargo is one of the most important responsibilities for any trucker.  Following all proper safe driving protocols is wonderful, but accidents can still occur due to improper loading.  Confirming that all the proper steps were taken to ensure that everything is stowed and tied is the pivotal first step in a safe trip.

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Importance of Properly Securing Loads

December 12, 2017 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

A North Carolina teenager is dead after an accident between a pickup truck and a logging truck on November 28th, 2017.  The high school sophomore was being driven to school by his father when the incident occurred.  The pickup truck struck the back of the larger vehicle, dislodging a log, which went through the windshield of the trailing vehicle.

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Pre-Trip Inspection a Must For Truck Drivers

July 06, 2017 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

Tractor trailers and other semi-trailers pose significant dangers to other vehicles.  This is why, before any large vehicle embarks on an expedition, a pre-trip inspection must take place.  Drivers of big rigs are taught in CDL School the importance of these assessments, and how to properly ensure that all parts are in proper working order before they log their first mile.

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Tractor Accidents Not Uncommon

September 28, 2015 | Finz & Finz, P.C.

A fourteen year old girl is the newest victim.  She was riding as a passenger on a tractor as it traveled on Highway 99 in Minnesota on August 6th, 2015.  The tractor hit a bump, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle, which ended up in a nearby ditch.  The girl died from her injuries, and the driver is in serious condition.

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