Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Commercial vehicles, which commonly include delivery trucks of various sizes, routinely travel through the state of Maryland and on its roads, highways & interstates. They 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. Accidents do happen in Maryland 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 Maryland

If you, a family member or loved one have been injured due to being struck by a commercial vehicle you may want to speak with an experienced Bel Air Maryland Accident Lawyer. Call The Law Office of David Batzer at 410 879 2002 in Harford County. Those injured in Cecil County call 410 392 6300. Or, contact Mr. Batzer via email by clicking here.

Types Of Commercial Vehicles

There are many types of commercial vehicles on the road in Maryland 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

Common Commercial Vehicle Accident Injuries

Commercial vehicle accidents typically induce much greater property damage and bodily 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. Common injuries include: broken bones, fractures, 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, 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. Maryland Delivery Vehicle Accident Attorney David Batzer can determine the nature and extent of your injuries and get you the compensation you are entitled to.

Causes of Commercial Vehicle Accidents in Maryland

Like any motor vehicle accident 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 truck accidents in Maryland. 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 intoxicated 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 cell phone while driving are examples of inattentive or negligent driving.

Contact a Bel Air Maryland Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Contact Maryland Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer David Batzer if you have been injured by any type of commercial vehicle in Maryland. The Law Office of David Batzer can be reached at 410 879 2002 in Bel Air. In the Elkton, Maryland area he can be reached at 410 392 6300. Mr. Batzer is here to help you and to discuss your claim. With many years experience helping those injured in accidents in Harford & Cecil County and all neighboring areas 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.