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Category Archives: Truck Accidents

Huge Decision Reached in Truck Accident Case in Western New York

In a landmark decision, a national court rejected the use of the Graves Amendment in a civil suit against the owner of a vehicle in an accident. The Graves Amendment is a federal statute that protects truck and car rental companies from being held liable when operators get into accidents. This decision comes out of… Read More »

You Murderer! Tougher rap in bus driver slay

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein states: “Our law firm is conducting an independent investigation to determine who will be named as defendants in a civil lawsuit for damages for wrongful death. We are looking not only at Dominick Whilby, but also at any nightclubs, hotels or restaurants who served or gave him alcoholic beverages that night when… Read More »

When Trucks Kill: Drivers and Trucking Companies Often at Fault Entitling Victims to Damages

According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, more than 11,000 large truck crashes occur in the state in a typical year. In 2011, 89 of those crashes involved a fatality. But Statistics fail to convey the tragedy of the Truxton, New York crash at the end of May 2013, when seven passengers… Read More »