On Monday, January 13th, a truck belonging to the U-Haul company crashed into a group of pedestrians at the intersection of Bay Ridge Parkway and Fifth Avenue in the district of Brooklyn, New York. The accident, which occurred at 11:00 am local time, left eight people injured, two of whom are in critical condition, two suffered serious injuries, and four suffered minor injuries.
According to authorities, the collision occurred after the truck driver fled an attempt to stop the vehicle, hitting two police patrols and the eight pedestrians who were injured in the incident.
What rights does a victim of a truck accident have in New York?
When suffering injuries in a truck accident in New York City, a victim has the right to claim compensation for each of the damages suffered in the incident. This benefit allows the victim to recover all expenses that arise from the incident, including medical care and each of the medical procedures required to stabilize their health.
To access this benefit, it is important that the victim can count on the legal support of a team of accident lawyers who allow them to follow the appropriate path, avoiding errors or injustices that may work against the victim, preventing them from receiving the benefits they deserve.
What do I need to receive compensation for a truck accident?
In addition to having the support of a team of accident lawyers who provide the necessary legal advice in these types of cases, the victim must follow a series of important steps that can be decisive when receiving the compensation they deserve by law.
Below are 3 of the essential steps you need to follow to obtain compensation for a truck accident:
Report the accident to the police authorities.
Seek immediate medical attention.
Collect as much evidence as possible from the case.
If you were a victim of a truck accident, then you have #ACaseForLaw4you. With the help of our aggressive team of accident lawyers, you can have the opportunity to access each of the benefits you deserve by law.
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