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Governor Cuomo Addresses Penalizing Dangerous Tractor Trailer Operators

Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Buffalo addressing the Western New York blizzard of last week and associated dangerous road conditions. Governor Cuomo discussed the ban on buses and tractor trailers on major state highways, such as the I-90, New York State Thruway.  After tractor-trailers contributed to a large pileup on I-90 he described truckers viola... CONTINUE READING

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NEW YORK SENATOR CHUCK SCHUMER SEEKS SAFETY FIX AFTER I-90 PILEUP– UNDERRIDE GUARDS CAN SAVE LIVES

Febuary 20, Senator Schumer called for mandatory underide guards on tractor trailers. Underride guards are inexpensive side guards on trailers that prevent injury and save lives. Truck accident attorney John Feroleto has advocated for the simple safety guards to reduce necessary... CONTINUE READING

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What To Do After a New York Truck Accident

Contact the police and get medical care. If you didn’t call the police at the scene of a New York accident call the local police department or the New York State Troopers to report the truck accident.  Call your doctor or seek medical care.  Significant injuries often appear minor early on but get worse over time.  You should report any minor pain or aching, tigh... CONTINUE READING

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Truck Accidents Are Not the Same as Big Car Accidents

Many attorneys who handle injury cases treat truck accident cases as big car accident cases.  This may be because trucks and cars are motor vehicles. However, there are critical differences between a truck accident and car crashes. Commercial vehicles such as tractor-trailers, eighteen wheelers, dump trucks and other trucks are governed by specific federal saf... CONTINUE READING

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10 Tips On What To Do At The Accident Scene

Accidents are upsetting, even without terrible injuries.  It is difficult to consider all things you may need to do after a New York truck accident.  Here are tips for the accident scene: 1. Be sure you and others are out of harm’s way. Too often people are badly injured, sometimes killed in second collisions or pile-ups after the first crash.&n... CONTINUE READING

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What You Should Know About Truck Accidents

A truck with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of more than 10,000 pounds are more dangerous than cars in a collision.  Our truck accident lawyers provide the following information: WHAT TO DO AT THE ACCIDENT SCENE This checklist provides important recommendations by the Truck Accident Attorneys of Feroleto Law for actions immediately following a truc... CONTINUE READING

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Help For Attorneys With A Truck Accident Case

A truck accident is not just a big car accident case.  It is an essential starting point for a lawyer with a truck accident case. State and federal safety laws apply to truck accidents that do not apply to a car accident.  A lawyer should be familiar with good experts.  Special expertise is important for issues ranging from proper driver training, driver supervision, truck crash dy... CONTINUE READING

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Legal Help For Truck Drivers Injured In New York Accidents

Most truck drivers are very safe drivers. Unfortunately, truck drivers can get a bad reputation because truck accidents tend to get press, car drivers can be intimidated by big rigs on the road and a small minority of drivers who do not follow safety rules cause accidents. Safe truck drivers can be seriously injured or lose their lives in truck crashes. The ... CONTINUE READING

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Six Things Attorneys Should Know About New York Truck Accidents

This guide is to assist attorneys and others in dealing with injuries or wrongful death as a result of New York truck accidents. 1. If you delay in contacting an experienced truck accident lawyer you will likely lose crucial evidence. Many trucks are equipped with GPS devices and systems which measure speed, distance travelled and locations. ... CONTINUE READING

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New York Truck Accident Resource Center

The New York Truck Accident Resource Center was created by the truck accident lawyers at Feroleto Law.  We have extensive experience specific to Truck Accident Cases. To better inform those involved in truck accidents and provide information useful before accidents occur we provide the following resources. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT TRUCK AC... CONTINUE READING

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