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Commercial Truck Accident Attorney Delaware

Commercial vehicles, which commonly include delivery trucks of various sizes, travel daily throughout Delaware 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 any 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 Delaware 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.

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 Delaware Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer. Call The Law Office of James Bailey at 302 658 5686. Or, you may email Mr. Bailey by clicking here.

Types Of Commercial Vehicles

There are many types of commercial vehicles on the road in Delaware 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/Red Bull Vehicles

Courier Vehicles

Garbage Trucks

Tow Trucks

Frequent Commercial Vehicle Accident Injuries

Commercial, Delivery & Courier vehicle accidents typically induce much more severe property damage and physical injury than automobile accidents due to their size. Upon 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. Wilmington Delivery Vehicle Accident Attorney James F. Bailey will thoroughly analyze the nature and extent of your injuries and get you the fair & just compensation you are entitled to.

Causes of Commercial Vehicle Accidents in Delaware

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 couries truck accidents in Delaware. Common examples 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 very common. The driver being buzzed, drunk, drugged or intoxicated while driving is a very common driver related cause. Driver fatigue is another common cause of trucking accidents. 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 New Castle County Commercial Vehicle Accident Attorney

Contact Delaware Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer James F. Bailey at 302 658 5686 if you have been injured by any type of commercial vehicle in Delaware. Mr. Bailey is here to help you and to discuss your claim. With many years experience helping those injured in accidents in Delaware 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.