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18-Wheeler Accident Lawyer

Protecting Clients Injured In Collisions With Semi-Trucks

When there is a crash between an 18-wheeler and your average car, the 18-wheeler normally wins.

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What We Do

We Are Experienced 18-Wheeler Accident Attorneys

Cars and occupants usually don’t stand a chance in a crash with an 18-wheeler.   If you suffered injuries and want help from an 18-wheeler accident lawyer in New York City, NY, the team at Oresky & Associates, PLLC is standing by.

18-wheelers, also known as big rigs, are often owned by large trucking companies with robust legal departments. These legal teams and their insurance companies may begin developing a defense against your accident as soon as it happens.

Recent Case Results

We Have Helped Thousands of Injury & Auto Accident Victims

Construction Accidents $9.9 Million Settlement for worker injured during building construction
Construction $7.5 Million $7.5 settlement for helper injured in fall from forklift resulting in multiple surgeries.
Construction Accidents $6.6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from scaffold sustaining serious injuries.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Settlement for electrician that fell one story off of roof during construction of an extension.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Awarded to construction worker that fell from ladder while installing window frame.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from ladder sustaining serious injuries.
Negligent Supervision $6 Million Awarded to 19 year old mentally disabled man that suffered severe burns as a result of institution’s failure to supervise.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Awarded to construction worker struck by falling object at construction site.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Settlement for Scaffold Installer that fell one story during construction of sidewalk bridge.

We know how to fight and have the track record to prove it. Oresky & Associates, PLLC has won millions for our clients. If you have been injured in an accident with a tractor-trailer in New York City, NY, call the team of accident lawyers at Oresky & Associates, PLLC that have helped thousands of accident victims over the past 30 years for a free no-obligation consultation.

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How Oresky & Associates, PLLC Can Help With An 18-Wheeler Accident

It can be hard for truck accident victims to stand up to these intimidating companies and fight for their rights without a legal team of their own. The team at Oresky & Associates, PLLC is not afraid to go toe-to-toe against trucking companies. If you want to work with 18 wheeler accident attorneys who will treat you like family, call Oresky & Associates, PLLC at (718) 993-9999.

If you have been injured in an accident with an 18-wheeler, it is likely that your injuries are severe and you might even still be recovering. It can be difficult to navigate a personal injury lawsuit alone, but especially so when you are suffering to regain your health.

The Oresky & Associates, PLLC team can help. We want to take the legal burden of your accident off your shoulders, so you can have peace of mind.

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Thank you so much for everything. I really appreciated all of the personal attention I received. I felt welcome and informed. This is such a wonderful team. I hope all the best for everyone.

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Jacob Oresky really knows how to treat people right. He always made me feel comfortable and responded to all my questions. I always felt like he was a family friend.

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When an accident occurs and you´re in pain and lost at the moment, trying to figure out what just happened. Thankfully for me, I called the lawyers Jacob Oresky & Associates for guidance and assistance. With the guidance of the good people a...

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I am really happy with the services that Jacob Oresky provided me. He was always there for me and my family and provided me with excellent representation along with good and solid advice. His staff made me feel as if I was part of their family. If...

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I feel very satisfied with the work that the office of Jacob Oresky did and I thank them very much. Thank you for your help.

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I had a car accident and was hurt really bad. Jacob Oresky took my case and helped me in every step of the way. He made sure that the insurance company paid all my medical expenses and that I was compensated for all my pain. The staff was always f...

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Thanks to Jacob Oresky I received my settlement sooner than I expected. I thought that my case would take longer, but with Jacob Oresky it was hassle free. Not only that, I was continually notified of the status of my case.

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Jacob Oresky & Associates were very helpful and took care of everything that had to be done while I was in recovery. Mr.Figueroa did a great job fighting for me and was very friendly as well as dedicated. Thanks so much.

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After my accident I was in pain and didn’t know what to do. I’m grateful to have found Jacob Oresky who helped me with my case. They fought long and hard and at the end won my case. So if you need help, call Jacob Oresky.

18-Wheeler Accident Attorneys

Who Do You Call If You Get Hit By an 18-Wheeler?

Our team can file your claim, file for no-fault benefits to pay for your medical expenses and lost wages. We can help you collect the requisite documents and evidence necessary to make your accident claim. Further, we can handle investigations, hire accident reconstruction experts, and obtain evidence to support your case through the court system.

We can also gather your medical records, hire medical experts, life care planners, and economists. Those records and expert testimony can be extremely important in presenting your case and obtaining a fair settlement or just jury verdict. Once Oresky & Associates, PLLC has pursued your case, we will prepare you for trial.

01. Free Case Evaluation

Call our office, send us an email, or chat with us online to receive a free case evaluation.

02. Get Signed Up

After your free case review, we can set up your client profile and gather any information you already have.

03. Start Your Recovery

We can take over your case from here and update you as it progresses. You can focus on your health while we focus on your case.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common Legal Questions

We have taken negligent parties, who refused to settle, to court in a trial before and if that is what it takes for you to receive just compensation, we are ready to do it again. Our team is here to represent you throughout the entire process.

What Happens if the Other Driver Was Uninsured?
If the other driver was uninsured we can file an uninsured motorist claim under your vehicle’s insurance policy.  Automobile insurance policies written for New York State motorists are required to have uninsured protection.  This insurance will provide financial compensation to you, if the at fault driver does not have insurance. If you must file through your own insurer, you need a skilled law firm to help you recover the maximum money damages available.
How do I find a lawyer for a car accident?
Finding a lawyer to represent you in your car accident case requires research—there simply is no way around it. Begin your homework by searching online for car accident lawyers in your area (New York City, Bronx, or Queens, for example). As you review their websites, check for the following characteristics: 
  • Experience in personal injury law—and with car accidents, specifically
  • Results—financial value of settlements and awards
  • Positive testimonials that speak to you
You can read more about how to find a lawyer for a car accident here.
What questions should I ask a personal injury lawyer?
When searching for a personal injury lawyer, you should ask questions about their experience, services and results.  You only have one chance to recover and finding the right lawyer can make a big difference in the final outcome of your case, the level of services that you receive, and the amount of compensation that you are awarded.   Want more information? Read our full article here.
What is the Average Settlement for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
Since medical malpractice covers such a wide variety of injuries and scenarios, there is no average settlement amount for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Furthermore, many individual factors can affect a settlement’s amount, such as the injury’s permanence and impact on your job and whether your case settles out of court. When thinking about your malpractice case, remember that it is a  personal injury with losses. Malpractice is then subcategorized into different types, each with its own area.  To learn more, please read our full article here.
What happens if I am partially at fault for my car accident?
As long as you are not 100 percent at fault for your car accident you can still recover money damages for your injuries from the other party who caused your accident. Most accidents involve some degree of comparative fault between the parties.
Why do I need a car accident lawyer; can’t I just call the insurance company myself and try to get a settlement?
Insurance companies have skilled attorneys working to protect them as well as adjusters whose job it is to resolve claims for as little money as possible. Car accident victims representing themselves will usually be at a significant disadvantage. You should have skilled personal injury attorneys at your side, like those at Oresky & Associates, fighting for your rights, with a proven track record of obtaining over $300 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for New York accident victims. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced New York car accident attorney.
What are the chances of recovery from a spinal cord injury?
Spinal cord injuries are one of the most devastating injuries you can suffer. While there is no way to reverse the damage completely, immediate treatment and medical advances can sometimes make a significant difference in the outcome.
How Do I Make an Accident Report from a Construction Accident?
If you suffered injuries in a construction accident, you must report the accident to your foreman or employer, but there are other steps you also must take if you hope to receive compensation for your injury. First things first! If you have been hurt, seek medical care and attention immediately. If you need an ambulance, ask for one to be called. Your construction foreman may or may not be aware of your accident. Do not assume they received word of the incident. Even if you verbally told your co-worker about it, this notification will not always help you if your employer does not have actual knowledge of your construction accident. Want to learn more about how to make an accident report? Read our full article here.
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Who Do You Call If You Get Hit By an 18-wheeler?

If you are injured in an 18-wheeler wreck, you should first call the police and ambulance. You want to file a police report as soon as possible so that all information about the truck, the truck driver, and other information about the vehicle involved and the incident is accurately and officially documented.

Make sure to have someone take pictures of the accident scene. If you are hurt and with a family member or friend, ask them to take pictures of the vehicles.  The more pictures you have later, the better. They will deter any question of facts that might come up later. Photographs can be used later to document the progression and severity of your injuries, especially those that are not immediately visible.

Obtaining information from any witnesses, including their contact information, is very important.  Witness evidence and testimony could prove helpful if the other side disputes any facts. If you were too severely injured to secure the above, much of this information should be in the police report.

Understanding Your Rights After An 18-Wheeler Accident

You have the right to justice. Personal injury claims are negligence claims. When another’s negligence has caused you harm, you are entitled to justice by law. The negligent party is legally accountable for the consequences of their negligent actions.

When you are injured, an insurance adjuster might reach out to you quickly after the accident. Remember that an insurance adjuster is not a mediator or a neutral party. They work for the company that is liable. Their goal is to save that company, and themselves, money.

They might also try to convince you that their client bears no responsibility, was not negligent, and that you have no valid claim when you actually do. It is highly suggested that you speak with a truck injury attorney before speaking to an insurance adjuster.

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Hiring The Right 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyer To Protect Your Rights

Never accept handshake agreements or under-the-table settlements either. They may be afraid that if you know your rights and exercise them, they could be held fully liable. You have rights and Oresky & Associates, PLLC will protect and exercise them for you.

If you have sustained a trucking accident injury, you have rights. An 18-wheeler accident lawyer in New York, NY at Oresky & Associates, PLLC is not afraid to fight for you in or outside of the courtroom. Allow us the opportunity to start the investigation of your truck accident case today, before the evidence disappears and memories grow dim.

Our team of attorneys, paralegals, and investigators are ready to go to right to work for you.  Call Oresky & Associates, PLLC at (718) 993-9999 for a free, no-obligation, free consultation to see how we can help you today.

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