Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Philadelphia Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Commercial vehicles, which commonly include delivery trucks of various sizes, travel daily through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on its roads, highways & interstates. They typically make our lives easier by delivering foods, beverages, supplies, packages and more to residential and commercial destinations. For the most part they serve their purpose without incident and help to make our lives easier and more convenient. However, it is not out of the realm of possibility that they can cause an accident of some sort. Motor Vehicle Accidents do happen on Pennsylvania roadways and if you are involved in one due to another’s negligence or carelessness it is important to know that you have rights and may be entitled to compensation.

Commercial Truck Accident Attorney Chester County PA

If you, a family member or loved one have been injured due to being struck by a commercial, courier or delivery vehicle you may consider speaking with an experienced Kennett Square Pennsylvania Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer. Call The Law Office of Donze & Donze at (610) 444-8018. Mr. Donze and his staff have offices in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania & Media, Pennsylvania and serve the entire Philadelphia Metropolitan area.

Types of Commercial Vehicles

There are many types of commercial vehicles on the road in Pennsylvania today. Some are cars; others are trucks and vans of various sizes. Examples are:

  • FedEx Trucks
  • UPS Trucks
  • DHL Vans
  • Beverage Supply Trucks
  • Food Supply Vehicles
  • Climate Controlled Parcel Trucks
  • Mobile Billboard Vehicles
  • Courier Vehicles
  • Garbage Trucks
  • Tow Trucks

Frequent Commercial Vehicle Accident Injuries

Commercial vehicle accidents typically induce much more severe property damage and physical injury than automobile accidents due to their size. At impact, even at a lower speed there is an extraordinary amount of force exerted. With that injuries can be much more severe as well. Typical injuries resulting from a Commercial Truck Accident can include: broken, shattered or fractured bones, head injuries, neck injuries, back & spinal cord injuries and soft tissue injuries such as whiplash. More severe commercial vehicle accidents can result in possible amputation, paralysis, crushing injuries and wrongful death. The overall extent of your injuries is related to speed at impact, angle of impact and employed safety features such as seat belts and airbags. The Philadelphia Delivery Vehicle Accident Attorneys at Donze & Donze will analyze the nature and extent of your injuries and get you the compensation you deserve.

Causes of Commercial Vehicle Accidents in Pennsylvania

Like all motor vehicle accidents a commercial or delivery vehicle accident can be caused by a number of factors. Improperly maintained vehicles or vehicles with defective equipment are common causes of courier truck accidents in Pennsylvania. Examples of this are balding tires that ultimately blowout while on the road. Defective products or equipment such as eroded brakes is another cause of these accidents.

Driver or operator related causes are also common. The driver being buzzed, drunk or drugged while driving is a very common driver related cause. Also, due to technology advances inattentive, careless or negligent driving are also common causes of delivery vehicle accidents. Texting while driving and talking on a mobile phone while driving are examples of inattentive or negligent driving.

Contact a Delaware County PA Commercial Vehicle Accident Attorney

Contact Pennsylvania Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer George Donze if you have been injured by any type of commercial vehicle in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The Law Office of Donze & Donze may be reached at (610) 444-8018. Or, you can also email our lawyers here. Mr. Donze is here to help you and to discuss your claim. With over 30 years experience helping those injured in accidents in Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Delaware & Bucks Counties he has the experience, skills and resources to get you the compensation you are entitled to for your injuries, lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering.