Defective Equipment

New York Defective Truck Equipment Accident Lawyer

Defective equipment on a tractor-trailer weighing 60,000 pounds or more can lead to devastating collisions with other vehicles. At the New York City law firm of Dansker & Aspromonte, a truck accident attorney represents the injured and family members of those who are killed by the negligence of trucking companies, drivers, and truck equipment manufacturers.


For a free legal consultation with a defective truck equipment lawyer serving New York, call (646) 692-0204.


Investigation of any type of motor vehicle accidents is a search for answers, and usually representatives of the insurance company will arrive at the scene within hours. Their goal is to assign as much blame as possible to the driver in the other vehicle. To protect your interests, it’s important to contact a New York truck accident attorney as soon as possible. Contact us for a free initial consultation.

Dansker & Aspromonte is one of the top personal injury law firms in the New York City area. We represent truck accident victims throughout the New York City Metro area. Over the past 35 years, our attorneys have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for our clients.

Uncovering Defective Truck Equipment

Semi accidents can be caused by any number of factors, ranging from driver fatigue to overloaded trucks to negligent maintenance to driver error. One area of negligence that is often overlooked is defective equipment. Our attorneys enlist accident reconstructionists, mechanical engineers, and other highly qualified experts to uncover defects such as:

  • Defective brakes
  • Tire defects, such as retreads that delaminate under heavy use
  • Nonfunctioning lights
  • Defective underride bars
  • Defective straps for securing loads

If you have been injured or a loved one died in an accident involving a semi, our lawyers are here to stand up for your rights. We have the skill and experience to help you obtain maximum compensation for everything you have lost.

Truck Manufacturing Defect Lawyers

Serving Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, the Bronx and the NYC Metro Area


Call or text (646) 692-0204 or complete a Free Case Evaluation form


Focused on Your Recovery

    • Brain Damaged Child $50 Million

      Christian, a four-year-old boy, was brought to the hospital for a routine eyelid repair. To cut costs, the hospital contracted out its anesthesia services to a third-party corporation.

    • Car Accident $31 Million

      A 35-year-old New York City Police officer was a passenger in a police car going to an emergency call. After a collision, Ms. A. was rendered unconscious and was admitted to Jacobi Hospital with head and limb injuries.

    • Sanitation Worker Truck Injury $21.5 Million

      This accident occurred in the Bronx when Rafael C. was working on a sanitation truck. The driver lost control while making a turn. Rafael was ejected and the truck ran over his leg.

    • Woman Struck By Truck $10.3 Million

      A 22-year-old theater intern was walking across the intersection of 42nd Street and Ninth Avenue in Manhattan when she was struck by the rear door of a passing truck which had flown open because it had been improperly secured by the driver.

    • Smoke Inhalation $8 Million

      Dansker & Aspromonte represented 60 tenants in the infamous Schomburg Plaza fire. A fire started in a jammed compactor chute on the 20th floor of the high-rise apartment building.

    • Head Injury $7.8 Million

      This female accountant was walking after work in Battery Park on the pedestrian promenade when she was suddenly struck by a speeding police motor scooter.

    • Serious Injuries $6.6 Million

      This case involved a 6-year-old girl who was in a minivan that was struck by an ambulance in a multi-car collision on the Northern State Parkway in Long Island, New York.

    • Serious Injuries $6.25 Million

      A 26-year-old bicycle deliveryman was struck by a speeding Dollar Rent-A-Car van on a busy intersection, causing multiple fractures in his neck, back, arm and leg, as well as mild brain damage.

Handle Your Case With Confidence Work With Dansker & Aspromonte Today

Contact Dansker & Aspromonte Associates for help today. We serve clients throughout the New York City Metropolitan area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

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