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Questions About New York Truck Accidents? Get Your Answers Here.

After a truck accident, it is perfectly natural to have medical and financial concerns, especially if you sustained severe injuries.

At Kenny & Kenny, PLLC, our Syracuse lawyers understand your situation and can provide the information you need after a New York truck accident. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we hear and our answers.

How long do I have to file a truck accident claim in New York?

You have three years from the crash date to file a claim in New York. If any level of the state government owns the truck, you only have 90 days to make a claim.

What if an insurance company offers a settlement?

Do not accept a settlement without attorney guidance. Early settlement offers may not reflect your full damages. We can weigh it against your losses to ensure the offer addresses all your harm.

What truck accident damages are available?

Some of the damages you may pursue under New York law include:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Property damages
  • Lost income and earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering

Broadly speaking, the more severe the accident, the more compensation you may receive.

Why do I need a lawyer for a Syracuse truck accident?

Insurance companies exist for profit and often try to avoid paying fairly. An experienced truck accident attorney can ensure they follow the rules and protect your interests.

How is a truck accident case proven in New York?

It takes a persuasive claim supported by evidence like medical records and financial details. The goal is to establish negligence, link it to the crash and demonstrate the harmful impact on your life. Attorney representation can raise your odds of success.

How long will my truck accident case take?

The timeline can vary from months to years, depending on injury severity, case complexity and negotiations. Attorney representation may help shrink the time it takes to settle your claim.

Get Help Now

If a Syracuse truck accident left you severely injured, we can help. Call 315-883-8532 for a free consultation with a relentless attorney who will aggressively pursue the injury compensation you deserve.