Truck Accidents

Defending the Rights of NJ Truck Accident Victims

The New Jersey State Police report that dozens of New Jersey residents are victims in fatal truck accidents each year, with many more injured. As these cases wind their way through the courts, victims of fatal and non-fatal crashes alike need the services of seasoned NJ Truck Crash Lawyers when seeking the compensation to help them through the often-challenging recovery process. For nearly 30 years, Gill & Chamas has stood by clients facing tough court cases, and we can do the same for you.

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Protecting Your Rights after a Trucking Accident

Truck accidents run the gamut, and there are numerous factors to consider when framing a legal case positioned for results. Incidents involving pick-up and utility trucks are most common, according to the most recent Census on the subject in 2009, but large-truck accidents also impact clients, sometimes more severely. Our seasoned NJ Trucking Collision Attorneys use our in-depth knowledge of insurance, legal codes, and liability to help our clients make their case and secure compensation after an accident.

Bring Us Your  NJ Truck Accident Case, No Matter How Complex

Since 1995, Gill & Chamas has assisted clients suffering a wide range of effects after a trucking accident, from financial and physical consequences to the loss of a loved one. With past settlements ranging up to $9 million, we are proud of our track record, because we know it makes all the difference to our clients. Requiring no fees unless we achieve a settlement, we invest in creating positive outcomes.

If you or a loved is struggling with the aftermath of a trucking accident, the Gill & Chamas legal team can help. Contact us to set up a free consultation and let our NJ Trucking Accident Lawyers help you seek the compensation you may be owed.


Accidents Involving Property Damage

Especially when a large truck is involved, the property damage that can result from an accident can be significant – and can even extend beyond the vehicles involved. Property damage claims cover your car and other items affected as a result of a trucking accident. Unfortunately for those involved, these cases can be more complicated than others, with fine details of the insurance and legal code playing a role. To help ensure that you are awarded the full compensation you deserve, reach out to the NJ Trucking Accident Lawyers at Gill & Chamas.

What to Do When A Trucking Accident Causes Property Damage

Regardless of potential property damage, personal safety should be your first concern after a truck accident:

Experienced NJ Truck Accident Attorneys

Before contacting your insurance company after a trucking accident that causes property damage, we encourage you to first reach out to a NJ Trucking Accident Lawyer. A go-to NJ legal resource since 1995, Gill & Chamas has been fighting for NJ truck accident victims, and the same clear-eyed approach and passion for the facts may help you get the reward you deserve.

Call our office today at 732.324.7600, or click here to contact us immediately.


Fatal Truck Accident

It is estimated that trucking accidents account for nearly one in eight collision fatalities in the U.S. In fact, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety cited more than 3,400 deaths in collisions with large trucks in 2010 alone. These are sobering numbers. If a loved one has been a victim in a fatal truck crash, the NJ Truck Accident Lawyers at Gill & Chamas are prepared to stand by your side.

Supporting Your Family in Court after Fatal Accidents in NJ

The loss of a loved one in a trucking accident is tragic, and it can be difficult to focus on the tasks that lie ahead. The NJ Trucking Accident Lawyers at Gill & Chamas focus on your needs while providing a clear path forward in the courts, presenting your case with full use of the facts and commitment to the best possible outcome. From covering costs associated with the loss of a loved one to replacing lost wages, we employ our more than three decades in the business to fight for the compensation you deserve.

Call our office today at 732.324.7600, or click here to contact us immediately.


Hit and Run Truck Accident

A simple search of online headlines reveals that hit-and-run trucking accidents are a problem. When a driver leaves the scene of an accident, it adds difficulty to an already challenging situation, especially in the aftermath of a truck accident, which can be severe. The NJ Trucking Accident Lawyers at Gill & Chamas will help you uncover the facts and argue them in court, whether a truck driver left the scene due to fear, or because they know they were speeding or involved in other unsafe driving conditions.

What to Do After a Hit-and-Run in New Jersey

We understand that a hit-and-run truck accident can be overwhelming. If you or your vehicle has been struck by a truck that left the scene:

Legal Expertise and Dedication for Trucking Accident Victims

Especially when trucks are carrying heavy loads, they take total concentration to operate. Even a small gap in judgment can lead to serious accidents, and NJ has serious penalties for those who leave the scene of an accident. From managing witness testimony to coordinating evidence, our team of experienced NJ Trucking Accident Lawyers understands the nuances of these cases and can handle yours with the same level of dedication that has framed our success stories. Whether you have been injured, face lost wages, or are suffering the loss of a loved one, our nearly 30 years in the field can help.

Call our office today at 732.324.7600, or click here to contact us immediately.


Rear-End Truck Accident

Rear-end accidents involving a truck can be incredibly serious, with motor vehicles at a significant size disadvantage. In one-in-five cases, whiplash occurs, but the impact can run the gamut from factures to wrongful death. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports that 72,000 trucks are involved in rear-end collisions in the U.S. each year. If you or a loved one is picking up the pieces after being involved in one of these accidents, the experienced NJ Trucking Accident Attorneys at Gill & Chamas will be by your side.

What to Do if You Have Been Rear Ended

It is difficult to plan for this kind of truck accident, and the effects can be disorienting. If you or a loved one has been rear-ended:

Legal Counsel by Your Side

The FMCSA reports that it is almost twice as common for a truck to hit a car in a rear-end accident than the reverse. Personal injury and vehicle damage can result, and in the worst-cases these accidents can lead to wrongful death. In any scenario, legal awards in court can help you begin the sometimes-difficult path to recovery. The Trucking Accident Attorneys at Gill & Chamas are seasoned in the courts and obsessive about the facts, in business since 1995. We combine clear insight, documentation, and proof to fight for the compensation you deserve.

Call our office today at 732.324.7600, or click here to contact us immediately.


Truck Accident Due to Negligence

We tend to think of texting-and-driving and distracted driving as problems with auto motorists, but unfortunately, this applies to those driving multi-thousand pound trucks as well – and the effects can be severe. Truck driver negligence is a serious problem, and can also extend to how the truck is prepared for the road. If you or a loved one is suffering the consequences of someone else’s bad decision, contact the skilled legal team of NJ Truck Accident Lawyers at Gill & Chamas.

What to Do after a Truck Accident

Truck accidents spurred by driver negligence may seem as if they emerge from nowhere. If you have been in a truck accident

Protecting Your Rights When You Are Impacted by Driver Negligence

According to the NHTSA, several hundred people are killed in distracted driving truck crashes annually. Many more are injured. These are serious numbers, and serious legal cases often result. The NJ Trucking Accident Lawyers at Gill & Chamas understand both the distinctions of distracted driving cases and the complexities of legal battles involving truck drivers, owners, and the corporations behind them. Since 1995, our number-one goal has been to to stand by our clients and help them secure the compensation they need to address medical costs, lost wages, and suffering caused by these unnecessary incidents.

Call our office today at 732.324.7600, or click here to contact us immediately.

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