There has been a steady increase in truck related deaths over the past
three years. Records show a low point in 2009, but fatalities have been
According to the November 14th 2013 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s
report, there were 3,781 fatalities in 2011 in the U.S. from accidents
involving large trucks. In 2012, there were 3,921, a 3.7% increase.
Also on the rise are multi-vehicle
truck accident deaths, they have increased almost 18%, rising from 232 in 2011, to 273 in 2012.
The Kingston personal injury attorneys at Mainetti, Mainetti & O’Connor
have experience with commercial vehicle litigation. In fact, Joseph O’Connor
is a member of the National Advisory Board of the Association of Plaintiff
Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. For more information see our article on
Commercial Vehicles.We can represent clients from all across Poughkeepsie, Newburgh, and Kingston.