New Jersey Truck Accident Lawyer

New Jersey Truck Accident Lawyer

 

The trucking industry is a very important for the United States and the New Jersey Turnpike is one of the main thoroughfares.  Everyday, thousands of semi-trailer and tractor-trailers traverse the New Jersey Turnpike as well as the Garden State Parkway, Route 80, Interstate 78 and Interstate 287.  Unfortunately, there are incidents of truck accidents on our roadways.  It is important for anyone injured due to a truck accident in New Jersey to consult with a New Jersey Truck Accident Lawyer.

Common Causes of NJ Truck Accidents

• Driver fatigue
• Slippery roadways
• Reckless driving
• Blind spots
• Mechanical problems
• Road design
• Traffic signal errors

New Jersey truck accident can be heartbreaking because they generally involve severe injuries and fatalities.  Because of the inherent dangers associated with truck accidents, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations are comprehensive.  A violation of any of these regulations by the truck driver or the trucking company may be used to establish negligence.  New Jersey has its own wide-ranging motor vehicle laws.  Any violation of New Jersey motor vehicle laws may also be used to establish negligence by the truck driver or trucking company in an injury case involving a semi or tractor-trailer.  For example, tractor-trailers are sometimes not permitted in the left lane on a highway.  There is a reason for this law. Namely, the truck can cause an accident.  Driver visibility is not very good on the right side of any vehicle, particularly for trucks. It is never a good idea to pass a truck on the right.

New Jersey Truck Accident Attorney

The Sloan Law Firm handles injury cases involving tractor-trailers, semis or any type of truck arising from an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway, Route 80, Interstate 78, Interstate 287 or any New Jersey roadway.  If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident and would like to discuss the matter with a New Jersey Personal Injury Attorney, call the Sloan Law Firm 24 hours a day at: (908) 358-2938.  The initial consultations are always free.

The firm serves clients in Cranford, Westfield, Elizabeth, Toms River, Belleville, New Brunswick, Scotch Plains, Plainfield, Old Bridge, Edison, Jersey City, Woodbridge, Keyport, Bloomfield, Lyndhurst, Perth Amboy, Passaic, Brick, Wayne, Lakewood, Irvington, Morristown, East Orange, Freehold, Paterson, Newark, Clifton, Bergen County, Union County, Essex County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Ocean County, Somerset County, Morris County and throughout New Jersey.