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Long Island Recreational Vehicle Accident Lawyer 

Long Island Recreational Vehicle Accident Lawyer 

RV Accident Attorney in Elmhurst, NY Fights to Recover Full Compensation for Accident Victims in Suffolk County, Nassau County, and Throughout Long Island 

The popularity of recreational vehicles, or RVs, has increased in the past few years. Many people are investing in these vehicles not just for recreational purposes but also as a place to live as they travel from place to place for work or other reasons. Some even live in these vehicles for the long term. These vehicles come in various designs. There are those that are self-propelled. This means that they are complete vehicles with an engine of their own. These are similar to large buses or vans. There are those RVs that are in the form of a trailer and need to be attached to another vehicle in order to be moved from place to place. Both types of RVs present many risks when on the road because of their size and weight. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, accidents involving these vehicles were responsible for injuries in 75,000 people in 2012 only. If you have been injured in an accident involving an RV, you may be able to recover compensation. It helps to have the guidance and representation of an experienced Long Island recreational vehicle accident lawyer from the Harrison Law Group, P.C. 

If you or a loved one has been injured in an RV accident, you should contact the Harrison Law Group, P.C. We offer accident victims the opportunity to consult with an experienced RV accident attorney in Elmhurst, NY for free. Our attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable. We will pursue compensation on your behalf aggressively to ensure you get the financial support you need during this difficult time. Our team will investigate your case and determine the cause of the accident. We will identify the party or parties responsible for your accident and pursue them for compensation. 

We work on a contingency fee basis. This means that you won’t pay anything upfront. Our fee is a percentage of the compensation we recover on your behalf. We don’t get paid if we don’t recover compensation for you. 

Contact us today to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation. 

Common Causes of RV Accidents

RV’s are more dangerous to operate than regular motor vehicles. This is large because of their size. towable or trailer RVs present even more risks because of the trailer. Accidents involving RV are often the result of: 

  • Blind spots – RVs are large. They, therefore, have larger blind spots than other vehicles. It is easy to be involved in an accident when you don’t have a clear view of the area around your vehicle. 
  • Driving while fatigued 
  • Poor loading practices including overloading or improperly balanced loads 
  • Equipment failure 
  • Turning at high speeds 
  • The inexperience of the driver 
  • Poor maintenance practices or lack of maintenance 
  • Speeding 
  • Runaway trailers 
  • Tire blowouts due to wear and tear, overloading, under-inflation, or over inflation 
  • Poor road conditions 
  • Poor weather conditions 
  • Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol 
  • Aggressive driving 
  • Lack of maneuverability 

It is important for RV drivers to take extra precautions when operating these vehicles. These vehicles are large and heavy. They should not be handled like other automobiles. When accidents involving RVs occur, they can result in serious injuries. However, recovering compensation for these accidents can be complicated. The Harrison Law Group, P.C. is comprised of reputable and skilled attorneys with years of experience in handling various types of accident claims. We know all the tricks and tactics that insurance companies will apply to try and undermine your claim. We’ll fight to ensure you receive full and fair compensation. 

Reach Out to The Harrison Law Group, P.C. to Consult with an Experienced Long Island Recreational Vehicle Accident Lawyer 

Have you been injured in an accident involving an RV? Seeking compensation for these accidents can be quite complex. It helps to have the guidance and support of an experienced Long Island recreational vehicle accident lawyer. This is exactly what the Harrison Law Group, P.C. offers. Our attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable in personal injury law and motor vehicle accident laws. We have recovered millions in compensation on behalf of accident victims. We will fight to recover maximum compensation on your behalf. 

Contact us now to schedule a consultation with an experienced and skilled RV accident attorney in Elmhurst, NY for free. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Recreational Vehicle Accidents in Long Island 

What are some complications that can arise from RV Accident insurance claims? 

Insurance for RVs can be quite complex. The law in New York requires self-propelled RVs to be insured. However, the case is different for a towed RV. Towed RVs are usually covered under the driver’s regular automobile insurance. This, however, is only the case when the RV trailer is listed on the declarations page. In addition, some insurance providers will not cover towed RVs. There are others that will only provide partial cover for the towed RV. Unfortunately, many drivers believe that their towed RVs are covered under their insurance. When they are involved in an accident, they soon find out that their insurance does not extend coverage to the RV.

These are just a few of the complications that can arise when seeking compensation for an accident involving an RV. An experienced Long Island recreational vehicle accident lawyer from the Harrison Law Group, P.C. can help you navigate these and other complications that may arise. We will fight to recover maximum compensation on your behalf.

Who can I hold liable for an RV accident?

This depends on the circumstances of the accident. It depends on what or who caused the accident. Some of the parties that are often held liable in RV accidents include: 

1. Drivers 
2. The RV retailer 
3. The RV manufacturer 
4. Manufacturers of defective parts 
5. Government agencies in charge of maintaining roads 

Contact the Harrison Law Group, P.C. to consult with an experienced RV accident attorney in Elmhurst, NY. We offer a free consultation for accident victims. We will investigate your accident to determine who can be held liable for your injuries. We will work to maximize your compensation. 

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