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Lawyers For Truck Accident Victims

Our Lawyers Represent Clients Across Long Island when They Get Injured in Truck Accidents

According to the Institute for Traffic Safety and Management and Research (ITSMR), in New York State between 2014 and 2018, large trucks were involved in 8-10% of accident fatalities. 88% of truck accidents involve other vehicles. In 2018 alone, there were over 20,000 accidents involving large trucks in NY, a number significantly higher than in 2017. Of these accidents, approximately 1600 occurred in Nassau County, 2300 in Queens, and 1400 in Suffolk County.

You might wonder why there are frequent truck accidents on Long Island. We live in a crowded region with millions of people trying to get places, including trucks trying to deliver goods. Sometimes, truck companies and truck drivers choose profits and speed over safety. The results of such misplaced priorities are truck accidents that injure and kill innocent commuters.

The weight and size of trucks mean that if you are in a truck accident, your injuries are likely going to be severe. After a truck accident in New York, you might be unable to work, unable to support your family. At Alonso Krangle, LLP, our truck accident lawyers on Long Island understand what you are going through and are here to help. We work tirelessly to help victims of truck accidents collect damages when negligence causes your accident. Our experienced truck accident lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP, can work on your financial recovery while you focus on your health.

What Causes Truck Accidents in Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens?

All accidents differ in various ways. However, at Alonso Krangle, LLP, our experience with truck accidents leads us to conclude that many truck accidents occur for one of several reasons. What do they all have in common? Negligence.

These are some of the common causes of truck accidents that occur on Long Island:

  • Excessive cargo – Carrying heavy cargo, or cargo that exceeds weight limits can compromise the stability of a truck. It can make it difficult to stop the truck safely. Carrying heavy cargo can also cause extraordinary damage to passenger cars and their drivers when an accident does occur.
  • Speeding – When a truck driver speeds, it is usually to meet a delivery deadline. Some trucks weigh 75,000 lbs. Imagine trying to stop safely with that much weight behind you. Speeding makes it harder, if not impossible.
  • Driving while fatigued-There are countless rules and regulations governing the trucking industry. The regulations included limiting the number of hours truck drivers may drive. However, because of deadlines, pressure from the boss, and the desire to earn, many truck drivers exceed allowable hours. Even if they drive within the restraints, truck drivers are human and get tired like the rest of us. A tired truck driver can wreak havoc on the road.
  • Driving under the influence- Driving a truck under the influence of alcohol, drugs, and prescription medicine is even more dangerous as driving while tired. Despite regulations against driving under the influence, the pressure truck drivers feel to deliver goods, please their employers and earn money, can cause them to act negligently and get behind the wheel when they should not.
  • Maintenance issues- Trucks require a tremendous amount of maintenance and inspection. When someone fails to take care of their trucks, the brakes can fail, loads can release, and tires can blowout.
  • Blind Spots – Trucks have notoriously large blind spots that make it difficult for them to see when they are turning or changing lanes. Many truck accidents occur because the drivers did not see passenger cars or people in their blind spots.

Our Truck Accident Lawyers Understand Who Might Be Legally Responsible For Your Injuries

Determining liability after a truck accident can be complicated. Why? Because there are multiple parties, who might be legally responsible. Because of the nature of trucks and the industry, there is ample room for many people to act negligently.

Who faces legal liability in a truck accident? These are some parties who often face legal responsibility for truck accidents:

  • The truck driver
  • The employer of the truck driver
  • The maintenance or inspector of the truck
  • The manufacturer of the truck
  • The manufacturer of specific parts of the truck

Hiring experienced lawyers who handle truck accidents, like ours at Alonso Krangle, LLP, is the best way to ensure you uncover the negligent party and hold the correct entity responsible for your injuries. We know what questions to ask and have a complete understanding of the rules and regulations that govern the truck driving industry. We can help you obtain the monetary damages your injuries warrant.

Injuries From Truck Accidents On Long Island Are Severe

The injuries that result from truck accidents on Long Island tend to be severe. Their massive size is no match for an ordinary passenger car. Even a minor accident with a truck can result in terrible injuries. When a truck is speeding or carrying tons of cargo, the injuries can be fatal. Some injuries common to truck accidents include paralysis, amputation, brain damage, broken bones, burns, disfigurement, spinal cord injuries, and wrongful death.

How Can You Obtain Damages After an Accident? Call Our New York Truck Accident Lawyers To Learn More

Truck and insurance companies are notorious for trying to convince victims of truck accidents to accept low-ball settlements. Don’t get pushed into a resolution that is unfair and does not represent the real value of your injuries. You must protect your interests and your claims.

Call our Long Island truck accident lawyers at Alonso Krangle, LLP, to ensure you have people advocating on your behalf. Our lawyers have experience investigating truck accidents, negotiating with insurance companies, and dealing with negligent parties. You are trying to heal from your injuries, physical and emotional. Your family needs to focus on getting well. Let us focus on your claim and obtaining the full amount of damages the laws allow.

For a free evaluation of your truck accident claim, call our lawyers at 800-403-6191. There are time limits to file truck accident claims, so call now. Alonso Krangle, LLP, represents victims of truck accidents in New York, including Long Island, Nassau, Suffolk, and Queens.

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I can’t thank them enough for going above and beyond for me
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Thank You From The Bottom Of My Heart For All Your Help


I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your help. Tonight is the first night since January that I can finally breath a sigh of relief. Your determination and dedication to my case was by far beyond what I could ever imagined.

Exceeded My Expectations
Thank you for your persistence…. Once again, I thank you for your expertise in my case. You’ve exceeded my expectations.
Express Our Thank You To You For The Wonderful Job You Did With Our Daughter’s Case

Dear Andres,

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Where should I start from day one Mr. Krangle was on the phone for me making sure I get all the therapy I needed , Hes great about getting back to you right away should he happen to miss your call. Although, hes usually available. He is extremely attentive, and informative throughout the whole process. Its already stressful enough situation with all your injuries, doctors appointments, etc., so its good to have someone on your side taking care of all the legal issues. He is also very concerned about your situation .. Always stayed in contact he was just a phone call away literally .. If I can give him 10 stars I will. Hes the guy to see Thanks for everything, David -NF
David – NF
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Alonso Krangle LLP was absolutely wonderful handling my personal injury case. The staff is extremely professional, prompt and helpful at all times. The attorneys truly care about their clients and their clients well being. I couldn’t be happier with their professional help throughout my entire case. I am so extremely thankful I chose to use Alonso Krangle LLP and ABSOLUTELY recommend this law firm if you have a personal injury case.
Dave Krangle Worked Restlessly On This Case Until We Won
I consider David Krangle as my attorney for many years now. Going back about 13 years ago my father was involved in a hit and run accident. David had gone the extra mile to win our case….. Mr. David Krangle worked restlessly on this case until we won the case. Since then, if anybody asks for a good attorney I recommend David Krangle with confidence. He has helped a number of my friends and relatives and they all appreciated his professionalism, prompt responses to any inquiry during case development, careful study of all details pertaining to their case. He treats his clients as family. Thank you, Mr. Krangle, wishing you a continued success, good health and prosperity.
They Treated Me Like I Was Family
I wanted to thank Alonso Krangle for helping me with my case. Not only were they able to get me much needed compensation for my injuries, but they kept in contact with me and explained every step of the process. They treated me like I was family.
Thank you for being there for me
Thank you for being there for me. Thank you for helping me, I so appreciate what you did for me. Please extend my thanks to your staff also
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B. M.
The world needs more people like yourself

I want to thank you for your kindness and compassionate communication through this process. I truly want to thank you for your time and for being such an advocate for people! The world needs more people like yourself .

All my best to you,

I love the whole damn firm!

I really only have just a statement. I LOVE YOU!! I also LOVE Alonso, I LOVE Krangle… I love the whole damn firm!

I definitely know the pain and suffering I went through… but I never thought you guys would be able to pull something off this awesome.

Much much love to my favorite people in New York… and about 47 other states.

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Although in New York, Alonso Krangle could not have been more responsive or accommodating if they were located here in Virginia. I cannot recall a single time when my wife or I called their office and did not speak to either Andres Alonso or David Krangle. They were always completely available and ready to answer any and all of our questions. Their advice and recommendations were always honest, sincere, and accurate enabling us to plan accordingly. Legal proceedings can be a long process, but we never felt left out or forgotten thanks to timely updates initiated by Alonso Krangle. In the end, everything turned out as Alonso Krangle estimated from the beginning. I could not have expected better personal attention or concern from a family member handling my case. As with my friend, I too, would not hesitate to strongly recommend Alonso Krangle as a highly experienced and respected firm that will treat you like family.

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I am very pleased with the handling of my case by the Law Firm of Alonso and Krangle
I am very pleased with the handling of my case by the Law Firm of Alonso and Krangle. They did an excellent Dave Krangle is an extremely professional and knowledgeable attorney, a true gentleman. Leslie Escobar was helpful and caring at all times I would recommend this law firm to anyone who may have a personal injury case.
Absolutely Instrumental in Helping Me Expose Medicare Fraud That My Former Employer Was Engaging In
When you have to fight Goliath you better call David. Dave was absolutely instrumental in helping me expose Medicare fraud that my former employer (one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world) was engaging in. Dave took the time to listen to my concerns and my evidence. He worked tirelessly to bring the best resources to table so that our case would be investigated thoroughly and prosecuted. In the end, the Goliath was defeated thanks to Dave!
Mark W
I want to thank you for all your hard work and efforts in resolving our case
I want to thank you for all your hard work and efforts in resolving our case. I also want to thank you for personally responding to my calls… I realize that you have people that could have taken care of that for you…. But it meant a lot to me!!
I highly recommend this firm
This firm shows out standing professionalism on all levels. Mr. Krangle is attentive and diligent though the entire process. I highly recommend this firm.
Like To Express My Appreciation To You And Your Firm
I just would like to express my appreciation to you and your firm for assisting me with this matter. I am now a single mother of six children and I have been going through so much financial strife. I did not know how I would get school supplies for my children so I have been working two jobs to try to gain some extra funds. This is a blessing to me and my children. Thank you again for all you guys have done for us.
Kept Us Informed Every Step Of The Way And Made Sure All Our Questions Were Answered
David came recommended to me from a member of my family and now I know why . He achieved a very good result for my case. He kept us informed every step of the way and made sure all our questions were answered.
Exceptional law firm
Exceptional law firm with wonderful & helpful staff
I. D.
My highest recommendation!
David – You are very smart, honest, knowledgeable and efficient! My highest recommendation! Any interested persons may contact me, Best,
Mr. S
They do what they say
They do what they say. With me they were very professional in every way possible.
N. J.
Thank you for your years of service

I want to take this opportunity to again say thank you for your years of service working on my case, I sincerely appreciate you.


Mil gracias y que Dios lo bendiga
Buenas tardes Abogado para mi y mi familia fue un placer haber con sus eficientes servicios como nuestro abogado mil gracias y que Dios lo bendiga y lo siga acompañado en todos los casos que se le presenten y salga victorioso gracias 🙏
Gustavo P
Excellent job
Some People just go the extra mile, Thanks for being one of them. Excellent job David!
You’ll be in good hands!

I was involved in an accident and needed a good Personal Injury Attorney. A friend referred me to David Krangle of Alonso Krangle LLP. After my initial phone conversation with David, I was confident that I found the right Attorney. David was not only extremely thorough, he kept me updated on every stage of my case. Most importantly, he was always available for questions and followed-up promptly. In most cases, the same day. Since there was a 3-hour time zone difference, I was very appreciative from a client stand point.

With his expertise and guidance, I had a successful outcome. I felt very fortunate that David and his wonderful staff represented me.

If you ever find yourself in need of expert legal advice and guidance. I highly recommend you contact David Krangle of Alonso Krangle LLP. You’ll be in good hands!

F. M.
I appreciate both of you lawyers
I appreciate both of you lawyers… You will do good for new clients!

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