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Service Vehicle Accidents

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Service vehicles are seen every day on New York streets and roadways. Whether they’re being used to respond to emergencies or complete standard tasks, accidents involving service vehicles can be catastrophic. The injuries sustained can be severe and even fatal. And after such an accident, it’s often difficult determine who was at fault and who is responsible for paying damages.

New York state law places strict regulations on the use of service vehicles. Even emergency vehicles are subject to regulations, and drivers who operate them irresponsibly can be held accountable. With vast knowledge of state regulations, Giampa Law will find out who was at fault – and if a driver, company or municipality is in violation of the law. With decades of experience serving the Bronx and surrounding New York, we will get results. Consult with us today.

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What are service vehicles?

Service vehicles include:

  • Police vehicles
  • Fire trucks
  • Ambulances
  • Garbage trucks
  • Tow trucks
  • Dump trucks
  • Bulldozers
  • Steam rollers

Emergency vehicles are always exempt from basic traffic laws while involved in an emergency. That’s why passenger vehicles are required to pull off to the side and allow emergency vehicles to pass. However, they are also expected to drive safely and be aware of other motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians.

You could have been a passenger in a service vehicle or the driver of a passenger vehicle. A city or municipality could have failed to properly maintain their vehicles. If the carelessness of a service vehicle driver caused your accident, contact our trusted law firm. We’ll thoroughly investigate and build a solid case.

Why trust us?

In many cases, it can be difficult to prove who is at fault in an accident involving a service vehicle. Cities and municipalities may be reluctant to accept any blame for an accident. If you have been injured in a service vehicle accident because of someone else’s negligence, don’t hesitate to take action. The longer you wait, the less likely you’ll be compensated for your losses.

While accidents involving service vehicles may be difficult to prove, you shouldn’t be stuck with accumulating medical expenses and loss of wages. Our experienced law firm knows how to tackle the most complex cases involving service vehicles in New York. You can count on us to aggressively pursue your claim and uncover the compensation you deserve. Contact Giampa Law and find out how we can help you.

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860 Grand Concourse, #1H
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: (718) 665-7700
Fax: (718) 665-2861