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When an auto is involved with a truck in an accident, one outcome is for sure: the auto loses. If you do not select Gordon, Elias & Seely as your truck accident lawyers, you could lose twice. Hiring dedicated truck accident attorneys may mean the difference of receiving tens of thousands of dollars or millions of dollars. Simply put, if you hire just any lawyers and not a truck accident law firm, you may be making a serious mistake.

Holding Drivers and Trucking Companies Accountable for Trucking Accidents

Truck drivers work long hours and are often pressured by their employer to complete their tasks by any means necessary. That results in shortcuts that amount to negligence. Drivers are required to adhere to regulations involving time on the road, number of breaks, and weight of the load they carry. Under the law, a trucking company can be held liable for the negligence of its drivers.

Western New York Trucking Accident Attorneys

At Gordon, Elias & Seely, L.L.P., we represent Western New York residents on a contingency basis. There are no initial, out-of-pocket expenses to you. We manage your case while you focus on recovering from serious trucking accident injuries caused by:

Experience and Resources to Mediate or Litigate Your Trucking Accident Claim

We use experience and thorough legal knowledge, coupled with vast resources, to build your tractor-trailer crash injury claim based on the facts. Expertise comes from our network of trucking industry experts and accident reconstructionists. From there, we seek the best resolution, through negotiation, mediation or litigation.

Though there are many streets, roads, and state highways where truck accidents occur, often times they occur on Interstates such as I 81, I 90, New York State Thruway, I 481, I 690, I 390, I 490, I 88, I 990, I 190, I 290, I 590 and other major truck routes like US Highway US 62, US 20, US 219, ALT US 20, US 15 and US 11. They also occur on State roads such as 76, 474, 394, 60, 83, 39, 353, 75, 242, 16, 77, 98, 63, 5, 31, 31A, 104, 18, 5, 33, 19, 36, 63, 15, 404, 286, 31, 96, 14, 226, 414, 417, 13, 305, 98, 242, 88, 14, 89, 34, 176, 69, 13, 12, 180, 26, 79, 17, 427, 7, 17, 434, 390, 531, Aurora Expressway, Transit Road, Queen Elizabeth Way, Military Road, Niagara Falls Boulevard, R. Moses, Sea Breeze Expressway, West Ridge Road other state routes.

Catastrophic Injuries When Safety Was Not a Priority

It does not matter what kind of truck is involved in your accident. They can include:

  • Tanker Trucks - Oilfield Trucks- Pipe Haulers- Chemical Trucks and other trucks with trailers carrying hazardous materials
  • Slow Moving - Log Trucks, Garbage Trucks, Dump Trucks, Cement Trucks, Gravel Trucks and Construction Zone Trucks entering and exiting a highway construction zone, Wide-Load Convoys, Bulldozers, Farm Equipment and slow moving Paving Equipment
  • Freight Liners, UPS, DHL, Fed-Ex, U-Haul, Mayflower and other van lines
  • Shuttle Bus, Casino Buses to and from Turning Stone, Akwesasne Mohawk, Seneca Niagra, and Turning Stone, Vacation Bus, Tour Bus, Greyhound Buses
  • Most all other 18-wheeler, Big-Rig, Flatbeds, Tractor/Trailer combinations or any type truck that involves a pre-trip inspection.

Commercial Trucks Not Large In Size But With A Large Insurance Policy

The difference in size of cash settlements in commercial truck cases are potentially much larger than auto to auto accidents generally for one reason: the size of the policy of insurance. Your personal auto policy is sometimes as low as the Western New York state mandatory minimum limits require of $25,000, however, a commercial vehicle, such as a company van, pick-up, tow truck, etc., usually carries policies of insurance coverage with much higher limits and you can be fairly and fully compensated when the driver is negligent.

You do not have to retain a firm in Western New York if the accident occurs in Western New York. You need to retain a firm that specializes in truck accidents. Often times, firms from other states, such as ours, are retained because of their experience and knowledge

If you have been injured in an 18-wheeler collision that occurred in Jamestown, Olean, Lockport, Dansville, Amherst, Cheektowaga, Depew, Grand Island, Lockport, West Seneca, Batavia, Seneca Falls, Corning, Wellsville or anywhere throughout Western New York, contact us toll free at 800-773-6770.

We Have A National Network of Competent Truck Accident Lawyers

At times, we need a local Western New York law firm to assist us to perform various functions. In light of this, we have already put in place an informal arrangement with Western New York based competent counsel that we have vetted and that we can call on in a moment's notice and at no additional charge to you.

Contact Us

With our main offices located in Houston, Texas, we are uniquely positioned to represent truck accident victims throughout the United States. For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced personal injury lawyer, please contact us.

New York Trucking Companies

  • Git, LTD.
  • Globe Storage & Moving Co., INC.
  • Gypsum Express, LTD
  • Hanlon Auto Transport, INC.
  • Hauser Trucking Corp.
  • Hazmat Environmental Group, INC.
  • Howgen Transport Company, INC.
  • I G C Transportation, INC.
  • Joseph Eletto Transfer, INC.
  • Liberty Moving & Storage Co., INC.
  • Longhorn Trucking Co., INC
  • Lynn H. Scott, INC.
  • M & L Trucking Services, INC.
  • Michael E. King
  • Morey Enterprises, INC.
  • Moveway Transfer & Storage, INC.
  • Mystic Bulk Carriers, INC.
  • Nealon Transportation, INC.
  • New York Carolina Express, INC.
  • Newhaven Distribution Services, INC.

  • Owl Wire Logistics, INC.
  • Paul Marshall Produce, INC.
  • Prime Time Express, INC.
  • Prolinks Services, INC.
  • R. B. Humphreys, INC.
  • R. Conley, INC.
  • Rapid Armored Corp.
  • Rist Transport, LTD
  • Roger L. Johnson Jr.
  • Rouse Motor Express, INC.
  • Route Messenger Service, INC.
  • Seneca Beverage Corp.
  • Shan-Lor Trucking & Equipment Lease Co., INC
  • Silk Road Transport, INC.
  • Southern Tier Express, INC.
  • T. J. Marquart & Sons, INC.
  • Teal's Express, INC.
  • Terpening Trucking Co., INC.
  • Time Moving & Storage, INC.
  • Transportation. Marketing International, INC.
  • Truck-Rite Corporation
  • Universe Moving Company, INC.
  • USF Red Star

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