A large truck is like a "missile" on the road. If you end up in its path, you can suffer serious injuries, even if the collision occurs at low speeds. If you have been injured in a truck accident, you need an attorney with experience sorting through the unique and complex trucking laws and regulations that apply to these cases. These types of cases are frequently more involved than a typical auto collision claim.
At Dorian, Goldstein, Wisniewski & Orchinik, P.C., we have extensive experience helping truck accident victims obtain full and fair compensation for their injuries. Our attorneys have decades of experience and a proven record of success against negligent truck drivers and trucking companies.
If you were injured or lost a loved one in a truck wreck, please call our experienced Philadelphia/Bensalem truck accident attorneys at 215-809-3882 for a free consultation.
Knowledgeable About Trucking Regulations
Trucking companies and truck drivers are heavily regulated by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT). The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and state laws governing trucks are designed to prevent accidents by ensuring these large vehicles are maintained in proper and safe condition and that truck drivers are not suffering from driver fatigue.
Our experienced Pennsylvania injury lawyers are adept at navigating through all of these laws to establish liability. We have represented clients injured in trucking accidents caused by:
- Failing to complete the necessary inspections and safety tests
- Allowing the brakes to go out of adjustment
- Allowing untrained drivers to get behind the wheel
- Allowing drivers to drive too many hours (driver fatigue)
- Improperly loaded or secured cargo
- Negligent truck maintenance
- Negligent hiring by the trucking company
Unsafe trucks and truck drivers cause many accidents on busy local highways such as the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-95, US-1 and Street Road. If you've been in an accident involving a truck, we can help.
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, our firm can help. We understand no amount of money can make up for your loss. However, we will work hard to hold the right parties accountable for their actions through a wrongful death claim.
Coordinating Insurance Coverage
A case involving a big rig or tractor-trailer accident is a complex legal matter, since many trucks are covered by the policies issued by multiple insurance companies and are purchased by different parties. Our personal injury lawyers are experienced at sorting out the different policies and carefully investigating the facts of each case to determine exactly who is liable for your damages and injuries.
Contact An Experienced Philadelphia Truck Accident Attorney
To schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced Pennsylvania truck crash lawyers, please call 215-809-3882 or contact our law firm online. If we take your case, you owe us nothing unless we succeed in obtaining compensation for you.