Truck and Car Accident Lawyer

If you have been hurt in a car/truck accident

If you get into an accident with a truck, you’re going to need a law firm with experience in trucking litigation. For more than 55 years, the truck and car accident lawyers at Munley Law have been fighting for car and truck accident victims across Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey. We have won millions for our clients and received recognition from our peers as being one of the best trucking litigation law firms in the United States.

Why are Truck-Car Accidents So Devastating?

car and truck accident lawyer Munley LawAccording to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 500,000 large trucks are involved in traffic accidents in the United States every year. Approximately 5,000 of these accidents involve semi-trailer trucks and result in fatalities. In fact, one of every eight traffic fatalities is caused by a collision with a large truck. Most deaths that occur in these accidents are the passengers of the automobiles. Drivers of trucks typically remain uninjured.

The average automobile weighs approximately 3,000 pounds, while a typical, fully-loaded large commercial truck can weigh 80,000 pounds or more. While statistics show that truck drivers are generally more careful on the road that automobile drivers, collisions caused by a trucker’s negligence can lead to the most catastrophic injuries on the road.

What To Do If You Are In A Truck-Car Crash

If you have been in a car and truck accident, follow these steps:

  • Do not sign anything given to you by an insurance company without consulting us, first. Insurance companies do not represent your interests. Your best decision is to educate yourself about your legal rights and speak to an attorney. You may have to sue to obtain the money to which your are entitled.
  • Don’t be fooled by insurance adjusters who pretend to represent your interest. They will often attempt to convince you to sign papers and take settlement offers which are well below the compensation to which you are entitled.
  • Document your injuries early, get competent medical treatment and take photographs in the hospital, or when you get home.
  • Keep track of all expenses related to your injury, including prescription receipts, logged mileage for trips to doctors’ offices or physical therapy appointments, and home care expenses.
  • Keep an ongoing, detailed list of all health care providers and facilities that you see to help you cope with your injuries.
  • Follow all treatment instructions and keep all scheduled appointments with your doctors and therapists to document your active cooperation with the healing and rehabilitation process.

Click here for answers to some of the common questions involving truck accidents.

Why You Need A Truck and Car Accident Lawyer

Munley Law has consistently been named to the Best Lawyers in America and have received the highest peer review ratings possible from Martindale Hubbell. Additionally, we have achieved some of the largest settlements and verdicts in the country for our clients. Our expert car and truck accident attorneys collaborate on our cases, so you will have the benefit of having our entire legal team working on your behalf. If you are injured and unable to travel, we will travel to meet you wherever you are located.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a trucking accident in Pennsylvania, New York, or New Jersey, call us today at 855-866-5529  or use our online contact form. We will provide you with a FREE consultation and help you decide how to proceed after your accident.

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If you think you may have a personal injury case, contact us now for a FREE consultation.

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Julia Munley is not only experienced, educated, knowledgeable, and persistent, she is also warm, compassionate, and understanding. I cannot stress the comfort we felt knowing she was on our side fighting for us. She is HUGE HEARTED in the office and a SHARK in the courtroom. She has gone above and beyond to fight for our rights and compensation. She doesn’t take no for an answer until she reaches her goal. She has gone out of her way in so many ways to comfort us thru this fight. Julia is not only a TOP NOTCH attorney, she is an amazing woman as well. She also has the most professional efficient assistants working with her fighting for u and your rights. She will always be my one and only choice for legal advice. True to her word “In your corner and ready to fight” … Thank you Julia for everything you’ve done for us. I cannot thank you enough. You’ve left a mark on our hearts. Karen, a personal injury client

I had a complex medical malpractice case and I wasn’t sure if there was an liability there. I felt there was some negligent behavior on the part of some nursing home staff. This firm, through Marion Munley, took me through all the steps necessary to prove negligent behavior that might have caused death of my loved one. She was very compassionate and very detailed and patience. I think they are a terrific firm. There wasn’t anything I disliked… I would highly recommend them as a Personal Injury Law Firm. They also handle all types of car and truck accidents, workers compensation and social security disability. I think they are the best in town. Guest of Bing

I have worked with Marion through the American Association of Justice, Trucking Litigation Group. Marion has distinguished herself as an inspirational leader who gives of her time for the greater good of all. She is a hard worker accomplishing great results for her clients. She also is willing to share her knowledge with any and all attorneys who have dedicated their practice to representing clients who are the victims of highway crashes. This week, Marion was elected to the AAJ Board of Governors as an at-large Board Member. This achievement demonstrates peer recognition of Marion’s commitment to highway safety. It is with great pleasure that I give Marion the highest of all possible recommendations. Andy Young – Experienced Trial Attorney with Focus in Trucking Litigation

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