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Morristown New Jersey Commercial Truck Accident Attorneys

Compensation for victims harmed by commercial trucks in NJ

Commercial trucks are often driven by people not properly licensed or specially trained to operate them or who drive in a careless and reckless manner. This creates a source of danger for other drivers on the road. At Leonard Legal Group, our New Jersey commercial truck accident attorneys hold businesses accountable for the drivers they put out on the road. We have earned a reputation as some of the toughest personal injury attorneys in the New Jersey Tri-state area because we aren’t afraid to take on even the largest companies to recover full and fair compensation for your injuries.

Types of damages available to victims of commercial truck negligence

New Jersey enables you to recover a wide range of damages for the injuries you suffer due to someone operating a commercial truck negligently. However, the burden of proof is on you and your attorney to persuade the jury beyond a preponderance of the evidence all of the damages you claim. You need a New Jersey commercial truck accident attorney with the skill and  experience necessary to convincingly prove the extent of the past and future damages you suffered as a result of the truck accident. The types of damages available to you as a plaintiff in New Jersey include:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Medical disability
  • Past and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of consortium
  • Wrongful death
  • Punitive damages (on rare occasions)
  • Any incidental expenses

Representing drivers of commercial trucks harmed in an accident in New Jersey

If you are the operator of a truck and someone else causes you harm because of their careless or reckless driving, you may be able to recover damages from your employer if you were the driver of a commercial truck and harmed in an accident, whether or not you were the at-fault driver. Your employer has responsibilities for your safety when you are performing tasks on their behalf. Whether you were driving the vehicle within the scope of your employment is often one of the most important factors in these cases. Many of these cases often fall within workers’ compensation. Our New Jersey truck accident attorneys have the skills and experience to help you recover compensation, whether it is commercial truck accident or workers’ compensation claim.

Call today to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Morristown New Jersey commercial truck accident attorney

The attorneys at Leonard Legal Group provide reliable legal guidance to victims of commercial truck accidents. Our main office is  is in Morristown, but we represent injury victims in Morristown and throughout New Jersey. Call our 24-hour call center at 973-984-1414 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.