Truck Accident

Some Common Types of Albany Truck Accidents

by William Mattar | June 28th, 2019

Semi-trucks are a staple of America’s roadways, and they’re very common on the streets of Albany and along bustling Interstate 90. Semi truck accidents in Albany have a variety of causes and determining the cause can affect your ability to file an insurance claim against the at-fault driver. Driver Error One of the more common […]

Who can be held liable for damages in a Syracuse Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | June 21st, 2019

Truck drivers and the companies they work for must follow strict state and federal regulations to ensure they are transporting loads safely and efficiently across thousands of miles U.S. highways. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has established rules governing what trucking companies and truckers must do to avoid causing accidents and harming other […]

I Was Injured in a Rochester Bus Accident. Now What?

by William Mattar | June 11th, 2019

Using Rochester’s public bus lines for travel can reduce your carbon footprint and transport you around town. However, re-entering and exiting a bus can be dangerous at times. If you or a loved one has been injured in a Rochester bus accident, there are a few things you should know. How Do Bus Accidents Happen? […]

Long Island School Bus Safety

by William Mattar | May 20th, 2019

When school starts on Long Island, motorists can expect to see school buses every morning and afternoon. School buses carry young children to and from school. So, there are laws motorists should abide by when buses are on the road. Motorists should be informed that not abiding by the traffic laws concerning school buses can […]

Do I need a Lawyer for a Long Island Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | April 12th, 2019

There is a lot of commerce that goes on in and around Long Island, and that can mean a lot of trucks are out on the road. From time to time, a truck may collide with a car or smaller truck and create a lot of problems for both parties. A trucking accident can occur […]

Who is Liable in a Rochester Truck Accident?

by William Mattar | April 9th, 2019

A truck accident can be a terrifying experience for everyone involved. When your car makes contact with something that is many times larger, like a tractor trailer, you never know what the result will be. New York State is a no-fault state, which means that car accident expenses are to be paid for by the […]

Do the Number of Syracuse Truck Accidents Increase in Winter?

by William Mattar | February 21st, 2019

In order to help reduce the number of truck accidents that happen on Syracuse roads, it may help to examine the reasons why accident numbers may tend to increase. Reckless Truck Drivers Truck drivers should know the federal laws governing how long they are allowed to be on the road before they have to take […]

Can I Sue the Semi Truck Driver’s Employer for My Injuries?

by William Mattar | February 18th, 2019

Truck accidents can wind up being some of the most complicated types of road accidents. This is because of their particularly unique chain of responsibility. When you get into an accident with another car, the process is generally, relatively straightforward. But when it comes to a truck accident, negligence is not always easy to pin […]

I was Injured in an Albany Truck Accident Do I Have a Case?

by William Mattar | December 19th, 2018

A truck accident can result in a complicated personal injury case. Albany has a lot of trucks on the roads that carry goods, mail, and other items to a wide variety of destinations. When things go wrong, those trucks can cause accidents. These accidents can result in injuries to car drivers, car passengers, and even […]

Who is at fault in a Long Island truck accident?

by William Mattar | September 12th, 2018

If you are involved in a Long Island truck accident and intend to file a claim for damages, you should be aware of New York’s “pure comparative fault” rule. The law of comparative fault determines the percentage of negligence (fault) each driver has in accidents causing physical injuries. Comparative Fault and Insurance Companies Auto insurance […]