Truck Accident Lawyer Rochester, New York
Commercial Vehicle Accidents are No Accident
Trucks keep rolling down the road, and if you have the misfortune of one rolling into you or a loved one then you should speak with a truck accident lawyer Rochester, NY turns to. Every morning on the news there’s some sort of crash or pile-up and generally when it’s serious a truck is involved. Truckers are just like other drivers, except they are supposed to receive training and they are driving vehicles that can cause things like truck accident deaths and fatalities or catastrophic injuries. They have their licensed on the line so the good ones can be very good, and the bad ones are very bad.
In contrast to ordinary drivers, truck drivers already have a team of lawyers on their side from the moment they step behind the wheel of their big-rig. Why? Because they know that with the tremendous amount of weight their hauling and the physics of the situation a truck accident is always a serious accident that could be a life altering event. The insurance companies who insure the truck lines have their game plan down and the truckers are trained about what to do in case of an accident. Things like “admit nothing” call the company immediately and see if you can make the driver say something that hurts their case are part of their training. Then, right away, the trucking company lawyers get involved and seek to derail your case like the truck may have just derailed your life.
You don’t have to let a serious truck accident impact your life by bending to the will of the truck company as a truck accident lawyer in Rochester, NY can explain. From the moment the accident happens they have lawyers on their side, so you should as well. The Rochester, NY truck accident lawyers at Brown, LLC (formerly JTB Law Group, LLC) handle truck accidents on behalf of the truck accident victims. Time is of the essence. Some cases will require the capturing of data from certain devices or inspections of the truck accident scene or the vehicles themselves before they’re altered. You need to prove your case not let the evidence required for a truck accident lawsuit disappear while you’re in pain and waiting.
In Rochester, there have also been the emergence of ride-shares like Uber and Lyft which at times now thrust poorly trained individuals behind the wheel of a vehicle where they need to try to figure out the ride-share app, the geography of where they are at, speak and placate the customers to preserve their ratings and multi-task while driving which is a recipe for a ride-share accident. Some ride share drivers are great people as well just trying to supplement their income, but ride-share drivers like truck drivers are engaged in a commercial business and need to be held to a higher standard when navigating the roads and be held accountable for any ride-share accident they create.
If you’ve had the misfortune of being in a truck accident, you need to speak with a Rochester truck accident lawyer who can go toe to toe and gear to gear with the Trucking Company. You should speak with a law firm that handles truck accident litigation like Brown, LLC. The truck accident lawyers at are there to speak with you about your case and offer you a free truck accident injury consultation. The insurance companies are already trying to derail your case, you need to speak with a truck accident lawyer Rochester, NY trusts right now.
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100 Million Dollar Settlement Fund for Women Injured by a New Birth Control Product
Jason T. Brown was the first attorney in the country to file a battery of cases on behalf of women who sustained blood clots, such as deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolisms, strokes and death from a new Birth control Product. Jason T. Brown’s prior firm was on the PSC (Plaintiff Steering Committee) and served as liaison counsel in the state mass tort action. The firm is no longer accepting new cases.
Tens of Millions in Settlements for Mass Tort Injuries and Class Actions
$7 Million Plus Settlement for Consumer Fraud
$7 Million Dollar Commercial Litigation Settlement
Millions in Settlements for Women Injured by New Generation Hormonal Product
Women who sustained blood clots from a new Generation Hormonal Product received and continue to receive compensation for their injuries. Compensable injuries include Pulmonary Embolisms (PE), Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Strokes and Death. The firm is still investigating and accepting cases.
Nationwide $3.5 Million Settlement for Wage & Hour Class Action Case
Case brought on behalf of at home call center workers who were not paid for all their time worked including boot up time, technical time and other time. Workers were told by the company that boot up time which lasted 15 minutes or more was not paid because it was considered their commute to work. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
$3.2 Million Settlement for Wage & Hour Class Action Case
Case brought on behalf of workers who were misclassified as salaried exempt from overtime. The employer led employees to believe that they had to work unlimited hours over 40 without overtime compensation even though based on their job duties it was alleged they were entitled to overtime pay.
$2.4 Million Dollar Settlement for Wage & Hour Class Action
Lawsuit was brought as a class action on behalf of workers who worked in excess of 40 hours a week and were not paid overtime. The employer was forcing them to work “off the clock” for those hours and failed to pay proper overtime compensation.
$2 Million Dollar Settlement for False Claims Act (Whistleblower Case)
“$2 Million Dollar False Claims Act (FCA) Settlement – Unnecessary Services”
A case against GenomeDx was brought alleging violations of the False Claims Act (FCA) and the California Insurance Claims Fraud Prevention Act regarding unnecessary services such as the testing of tissues that did not need to be tested. The case resulted in a $350,000 whistleblower award.
$2 Million Dollar Settlement for Truck Accident Victim
Our firm was Of Counsel to a serious truck accident case involving a trucking accident with multiple injuries.
Nationwide $1.3 Million Judgment against Future Income Payments and Scott Kohn for Consumer Fraud
Scott Kohn and Future Income Payments conspired to defraud veterans out of their hard earned pensions by offering them loans at loanshark rates and claiming it was a “purchase” not a loan.
$1.7 Million Dollar Settlement for Wage & Hour Case
Misclassified employees under the FLSA were not paid overtime for hours worked in excess of 40. Due to a confidentiality agreement specific details are intentionally omitted.
Judgment with Maximum Damages for Employment Litigation
Judgment for misclassification under the FLSA including maximum damages under State and Federal Laws, plus an incentive fee for the lead plaintiff with attorney fees paid separately. The case involved a worker who was paid a day rate regardless of the amount of hours worked per day and per week.
Class Action Jury Trial
Workers alleged that they were misclassified according to their job duties. The Defendant claimed an administrative exemption under the FLSA and state law. Misclassification cases under the FLSA are the cases most often tried due to non-monetary considerations. Jury Trial lasted three weeks. Settlement offered in lieu of appeal.
Acquittal at Trial
Despite videotaped evidence that the prosecutor alleged incriminated the defendant, Mr. Brown was able to obtain an acquittal at trial for his client. Please note, that while we, the Brown, LLC will provide consultations in defense matters, the firm spends most of its time litigating complex litigation such as class actions, mass torts and catastrophic injuries.
Judgment with Maximum Damages for Wage & Hour Dispute
Wage & Hour dispute on behalf of hourly employees who were not paid time and a half for hours in excess of 40. Employees were granted double damages for all their time with attorney fees and costs paid separately.
Million Dollar Settlement for Wage & Hour Class Action Case
Workers were compelled to come into work 15 minutes early to set up, but were not paid for their set up time. Gap issues aside, workers received double damages for the time worked for 3 years’ worth of pay with attorney fees paid separately.
This is a non-exhaustive list of prior results and successes of Jason T. Brown and the Brown, LLC. Past results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
For more information about each award see Awards & Accolades – All cases involve Jason T. Brown and/ or Brown, LLC
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