Commercial Truck Accident Lawyer
Belluck & Fox represents people who have been hurt or lost loved ones in commercial truck accidents in New York City and surrounding areas. When the negligent actions of a truck driver or the company that employs them cause you harm, turn to a team that knows how to get results for you.
If you’ve been hurt in an accident with a commercial vehicle, you likely have many questions about your rights and legal options. Turn to a legal team with the right experience and resources to help you hold the negligent parties accountable for the harm you suffered. Turn to Belluck & Fox for help today.
Our New York City commercial truck accident lawyers have been helping people injured in crashes for more than a quarter-century, and we boast a 95 percent success rating. You can have our attorneys examine your case when you call us or contact us online to receive a free consultation.
Who Is Liable for a Commercial Truck Crash?
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New York City has two distinct classifications for trucks and commercial vehicles. New York City Traffic Rules § 4-13(a)(1) defines a truck as any vehicle or combination of vehicles designed for the transportation of property that has either two axles, six tires, or three or more axles, while New York City Traffic Rules § 4-01(b) defines a commercial vehicle as a vehicle designed, maintained, or used primarily for the transportation of property, or for the provision of commercial services and bearing commercial plates.
The distinction plays an important role in the regulations that apply to commercial vehicles, as vehicles bearing commercial or equivalent registration plates from other states or countries will not be deemed trucks or commercial vehicles unless they are permanently altered and marked as r