While delivery trucks are the lifeblood of various businesses and services that we rely on daily, these trucks can also pose a risk on the roadways, especially considering the facts that delivery trucks often:

  • Make abrupt stops
  • Back up suddenly
  • Park in highly trafficked areas
  • Block the line of sight of other motorists on the roads.

When delivery truck accidents occur, victims of these accidents should remember that they have rights and that they may be entitled to compensation for their injuries and losses, particularly when some type of negligence contributed to the collision.

Victims of delivery truck accidents can trust the Denver truck accident attorneys at McLaughlin Law Firm to help them get compensation.

Victims of delivery truck accidents can trust the Denver truck accident attorneys at McLaughlin Law Firm to help them get compensation.

In such cases, victims are encouraged to learn more about their potential rights to compensation by meeting with the Denver truck accident lawyers at McLaughlin Law Firm.

Negligence and Delivery Truck Accidents

Although delivery truck accidents may be caused by unforeseeable or unpreventable factors, in most cases, these collisions are caused, at least in part, by some type of negligence. Some of the specific, more common forms of negligence that often play a role in causing these accidents include:

  • Truck drivers’ reckless driving behaviors, which can include driver intoxication, driver distraction, drivers’ failure to obey traffic laws, etc.
  • Truck drivers’ inexperience
  • Failure to maintain trucks, which can be associated with driver and/or a trucking company’s negligence
  • Failure to properly balance truck loads and/or secure the loads to trucks
  • Failure to comply with state and/or federal trucking regulations.

Types of Delivery Truck Accidents

The above-described forms of negligence can result in various types of delivery truck accidents, some of the most common of which include:

  • T-bone accidents
  • Intersection accidents
  • Jackknife and underride accidents
  • Rollover accidents
  • Rear-end collisions
  • Head-on collisions
  • Multiple-vehicle collisions.

Some of the specific types of delivery trucks that are commonly involved in such accidents include (but are not limited to):

  • Parcel and mail delivery trucks (FedEx trucks, UPS trucks, USPS trucks, etc.)
  • Food and beverage delivery trucks
  • Furniture delivery trucks
  • Laundry delivery service trucks
  • Flower delivery trucks.

The Trusted Denver Truck Accident Attorneys at McLaughlin Law Firm

Have you been hurt in a delivery truck accident? Or have you lost a loved one to this type of truck accident? If so, don’t hesitate to contact the Denver truck accident lawyers at McLaughlin Law Firm

With more than three decades of combined legal experience, our skilled attorneys are effective at defending victims’ rights to compensation, and we have a proven track record of success when it comes to helping victims obtain the highest possible settlements for their injuries and losses. When truck accident survivors – including families who may have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident – choose to work with us, they can trust that we will always:

  • Be ready to stand up to insurers, corporate attorneys and others in any legal setting
  • Help them build the strongest possible cases
  • Provide them with the highest quality of legal services from the initial consult through the final disposition of their cases
  • Work relentlessly to help them achieve the best possible outcomes to their case in the most efficient manner possible.

Let’s Talk about Your Rights and Case

If you have been injured in a delivery truck accident, the Denver trucking accident lawyers at McLaughlin Law Firm are ready to fight for you. We invite you to learn more about your rights and get a thorough, professional evaluation of your case by meeting with us for a free, no obligations initial consult.

To set up this meeting today, call us at 720-420-9800 or email us using the form on this page.