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Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Philadelphia Commercial Vehicle Accident Lawyer

Over the years, people have joked about the fact that if you are going to get into a Rear End Crash, it might as well be with a Pepsi cola truck. Why? Because the average person believes that being struck by a commercial vehicle like Pepsi would be a case that had a lot of coverage to pay for your losses. This common perception is more times than not, correct. The reason is not because the commercial vehicle is Pepsi or any other popular corporation. The reason is because the insurance coverage on the vehicle is usually much higher than an individual insurance policy.

The reality is that when a person is struck by a large commercial vehicle, like an 18-wheeler or commercial size truck, the injuries tend to be very serious, and often times, devastating. Commercial vehicles we are referring to are:

  • UPS Trucks
  • USPS (post office) Trucks
  • FED EX Trucks
  • 18-Wheelers
  • Trash Trucks
  • Recycling Trucks
  • Any vehicle that requires a CDL License to operate

One valuable tool in making a claim with a commercial vehicle like one listed above are the event recorders built into the operating system of the truck. These "black boxes" as they are called, record speed and other driving conditions that occur while the crash phase of the crash is happening. This box can be invaluable to a claim where the company is denying responsibility for the incident. Many times, there are no witnesses to an accident. Other times, without proof, the official police report of investigation may be inaccurate. The key to success is to Hire an Attorney as soon as you are able so that the evidence provided by this device can be preserved. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., our attorneys and staff have the means available to assist you in your claim for losses from the incident. We make sure to invest the requisite time and financial resources to ensure that your claim is successful. At The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C., we believe that the only real success is an award of real compensation to an injured victim from one of these types of accidents.

Unlike other Car Accidents, commercial vehicles require the operator to keep a log. This is very important for the claim, as the log may show that the driver was driving too many hours on the road and therefore could of been, and probably was, tired and not attentive to the road at the time of the incident. There are standards and regulations that drivers must follow when hauling goods in a Commercial Truck. In addition, the blame is not just on the driver for not following the rules, but the company that hired the driver or the company that the driver works for may also bear some responsibility for having systems in place or rules in place that are not adequate to prevent certain types of conduct that could lead to a terrible crash with one of their vehicles. If you or a loved one were involved in a accident with a commercial vehicle, call The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. for a consultation. There is no fee whatsoever if we do not recover compensation for you, and, as always, all consultations are absolutely free.

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